When you are deploying Lync Server 2013, it is important to identify all monitoring and archiving requirements for the organization that is deploying the solution. Every organization deploying Lync Server 2013 should be encouraged to monitor the health and performance of the environment. Additionally, many organizations require communication data retention for legal compliance purposes.
Clearly, outlining requirements and strategies for monitoring and archiving will go a long way in ensuring a successful Lync Server 2013 deployment. The sections that follow provide a definition of each common requirement and common examples of where they would apply.