Using On-Premise Systems with a Hybrid Deployment

The on-premise requirements for a hybrid deployment depend on whether there is an existing Lync or OCS 2007 R2 installation on-premise, as well as whether hybrid voice will be included in the deployment. If there is an existing OCS 2007 R2 pool, a Lync 2013 Front End pool and Edge pool will need to be installed alongside the OCS installation, and users will need to be moved to the Lync 2013 pool before being migrated to Lync Online.

If there is an existing Lync 2010 Front End pool and Edge pool, the Lync 2010 Edge pool can be federated with Lync Online/Office 365 to create a hybrid deployment that offers basic hybrid voice features. Basic hybrid voice features supported with an on-premise Lync ...

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