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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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Media Flow

It is important to understand that all media must pass through this gateway to be converted when using a media transcoding gateway. This is not an issue for SIP signaling traffic, but it can have a significant impact on the user experience when the media transcoding gateway is located across a WAN connection.

Consider a scenario in which a Lync endpoint and third-party endpoint are in the same office, but the media transcoding device is in a datacenter geographically far from the office. Instead of relaying the traffic between the two endpoints in a peer-to-peer sense, both endpoints must submit their media stream across the WAN connection to the media transcoding gateway, as shown in Figure 20.5. The voice and video quality might ...

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