Below are the latest downloadable tools and whitepapers that were collected from December. 

 Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools are provided to help make some routine tasks easier for IT administrators who deploy and manage Lync Server 2010.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service and Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Autodiscover Service

These new services for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 support Lync 2010 functionality, such as instant messaging (IM), presence, management of contacts and groups, Call via Work, Single Number Reach, and Single-click Conference Join on mobile and slate devices.

Lync Server 2010 Hotfix KB 2493736

This download includes all available updates for Lync Server 2010.

 

VHD Test Drive - Lync Server 2010 VHD

This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD's. This download enables you to fully evaluate Microsoft Lync Server 2010.

 

PerfView

PerfView is a performance-analysis tool that helps isolate CPU- and memory-related performance issues.

 

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Client and Device Deployment Guide

This download guides you through the process of deploying client software and devices for Lync 2010.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Edge Server Deployment Guide

This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 edge servers and Directors.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Mobility Guide

This document guides you through the process of deploying the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service and the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Autodiscover Service.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Supportability Guide

This guide provides a central, high-level reference for supported server topologies and configurations and supported client configurations. It is also intended to answer frequently asked questions. This document identifies supported topologies...

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Getting Started Guide

Descriptions of new features in Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Both server features and client features are included.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Planning Guide

The planning phase is the time in which you decide what Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software features to deploy, and how to deploy them. The Planning Guide chapters describe how to plan for a successful Lync Server 2010 deployment.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Device Management and Troubleshooting Guide

The purpose of the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Device Management and Troubleshooting Guide is to provide guidance on how to manage and update devices. It is also intended to answer frequently asked questions. This document identifies supported...

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Documentation Help File

This download contains a compiled help file (chm) of all the available Lync Server 2010 IT professional documentation on the Technical Library.

Microsoft Lync 2010 Training Download Package

This zipped folder contains all of the available training and user education resources for Microsoft Lync 2010. The included Lync Training Plans workbook helps you choose the resources that will work best for your users.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Protocol Workloads Poster

This poster shows each workload in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software, describing relationships, dependencies, flow of information, and certificate requirements. Version 5.10 incorporates Mobility Services and corrections in the IM and Presence workload.

IT Showcase On: Microsoft Lync Deployment

Microsoft IT (MSIT) replaced PBX systems in seven sites located in the three major regions. MSIT implemented user adoption strategies that resulted in a very successful deployment with high user satisfaction scores.

Deploying the Survivable Branch Appliance in Lync Server 2010 for Cisco Integrated Services Router/Service Ready Engine

This white paper describes how to use a Cisco 3925 ISR G2 configured with a SRE-900 Service Module (Cisco Service Ready Engine Virtualization (SRE-V) support platform) to be deployed as a Survivable Branch Appliance (SBA) in a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 environment.

Deploying and Managing Lync

...experiences, and lessons learned from our own deployments of Lync within our global enterprise. By leveraging our best practices, you can make decisions about how best to plan for, deploy, and manage Microsoft solutions in your own environment.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Administration Guide & Windows PowerShell Supplement

The Lync Server Administration Guide and the Windows PowerShell Supplement contain procedures and guidance for administering a Lync Server 2010 deployment.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Deployment Guide

This document guides you through the process of migrating and deploying Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Server and the related components that are required to let organizations set up searchable, topic-based chat rooms that persist over time, allowing...

Migrating from Office Communications Server 2007 to Lync Server 2010

This document provides guidance from migration from Office Communications Server 2007 to Microsoft Lync Server 2010.

Enabling Quality of Service with Microsoft Lync Server 2010

If your Windows Server network supports Quality of Service (QoS) management, you can take advantage of this functionality to optimize media traffic in your Microsoft Lync Server 2010 deployment. This guide shows you how.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Voice Deployment Guide

This download contains two documents: Deploying Enterprise Voice at Central sites and Deploying Branch Sites

Uninstalling Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Removing Server Roles

To maintain any system, you need to modify the deployment over time. An important part of maintenance is the retiring or decommissioning of existing components that you replace with different or newer components. “Uninstalling Lync Server...

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition Deployment Guide

This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition and configuring dial-in conferencing.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Active Directory Guide

This document guides you through the process of preparing Active Directory for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and includes the Active Directory schema reference.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition Deployment Guide

This document guides you through the process of deploying Lync Server 2010 Enterprise Edition and configuring dial-in conferencing for Lync Server 2010.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Security Guide

The Security Guide provides guidelines for assessing and managing security risks to your Lync Server 2010 deployment.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Security Guide

The Security Guide provides guidelines for assessing and managing security risks to your Lync Server 2010 deployment.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Response Group Deployment Guide

This download guides you through the process of configuring the Response Group feature for Enterprise Voice.

Microsoft Lync 2010 Release Notes for Mobile Devices

This document describes known issues with the Microsoft Lync 2010 software for mobile devices.

Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheets

These datasheets list the phones and peripheral devices that are qualified to display the "Optimized for Microsoft Lync" logo.

Live SDK v5.0

The Live SDK provides a set of controls and APIs that enable applications to integrate single sign-on (SSO) using Windows Live ID and to access data in SkyDrive, Hotmail, and Windows Live Messenger.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat SDK

Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Software Development Kit (SDK) includes documentation and sample applications developed with the Lync Server 2010 Group Chat platform.

VHD Test Drive - Lync Server 2010 VHD (Dev)

This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD's. This download enables you to fully evaluate the Microsoft Lync 2010 and Microsoft Exchange 2010 developer platform including the Microsoft Lync 2010 SDK, the Exchange Web Services Managed...

 

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