Consideration for Remote Users

One of the big strengths of Lync Server 2013 is the capability to communicate with users that are outside the corporate environment. This might include partner companies or random users on the Internet who need to participate in the occasional conversation and usually includes internal users who are in remote locations. When planning for Lync Server 2013, be mindful of which scenarios need to be supported. Typically, account for the following three major groups of external users:

• Remote users

• Federated users

• Public users

A remote user in this context refers to one who belongs to the organization but needs to connect from outside the organization. This might include situations in which the user travels or otherwise ...

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