Mastering Microsoft Lync Server 2013

Author: Keith Hanna
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118732458
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Genre: Computers

Everything you need to know to get Lync 2013 up and running smoothly As a Unified Communications (UC) technology, Lync allows you to keep track of your contacts' availability so you can communicate with anyone, anywhere, and at any time. With this hands-on book, you will learn how to administer the newest and most robust version of Lync Server in order to send an IM; start or join an audio, video, or web conference; or make a phone call through a familiar interface. Packed with real-world exercises throughout, this unique resource encourages you to learn from the best practices and deployments of others so that you can benefit from their experiences. Walks you through designing and managing enterprise instant messaging and conferencing solutions Details how to configure voicemail, enterprise voice, dual-forking, and VoIP Teaches you how to automate management tasks Shares invaluable advice for monitoring, diagnosing, and troubleshooting problems Helps you understand SIP and authentication technologies With Mastering Microsoft Lync Server 2013, you'll gain the skills you need to effectively deploy Lync Server 2013 and be on your way to gaining all the benefits UC has to offer.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

Author: Nathan Winters
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118779538
Release Date: 2013-07-12
Genre: Computers

Get the knowledge you need to deploy a top-quality Exchange service The latest release of Microsoft's messaging system allows for easier access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars from a variety of devices and any location while also giving users more control and freeing up administrators to perform more critical tasks. This innovative new field guide starts with key concepts of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and then moves through the recommended practices and processes that are necessary to deploy a top-quality Exchange service. Focuses on the Exchange ecosystem rather than just the features and functions of the Exchange product Focuses on scenarios facing real customers and explains how problems can be solved and requirements met Zooms in on both on-premises deployments as well as Exchange Online cloud deployments with Office 365 Helps you thoroughly master the new version with step-by-step instruction on how to install, configure, and manage this multifaceted collaboration system Whether you're upgrading from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier, installing for the first time, or migrating from another system, this step-by-step guide provides the hands-on instruction, practical application, and real-world advice you need.

Mastering Skype for Business 2015

Author: Keith Hanna
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119225355
Release Date: 2016-04-04
Genre: Computers

Authoritative, hands-on guidance for Skype Business administrators Mastering Skype for Business 2015 gives administrators the comprehensive coverage they need to effectively utilize Skype for Business. Fully up to date for the 2015 release, this guide walks you through industry best practices for planning, design, configuration, deployment, and management with clear instruction and plenty of hands-on exercises. Case studies illustrate the real-world benefits of Unified Communication, and provide expert experiences working with Skype for Business. From server roles, infrastructure, topology, and security to telephony, cloud deployment, and troubleshooting, this guide provides the answers you need and the insight that will make your job easier. Sample automation scripts help streamline your workflow, and full, detailed coverage helps you exploit every capability Skype for Business has to offer. Skype for Business enables more robust video conferencing, and integrates with Office, Exchange, and SharePoint for better on-premises and cloud operations. Organizations are turning to Skype for Business as a viable PBX replacement, and admins need to be up to speed and ready to go. This book provides the clear, explicit instructions you need to: Design, configure, and manage IM, voice mail, PBX, and VoIP Connect to Exchange and deploy Skype for Business in the cloud Manage UC clients and devices, remote access, federation, and public IM Automate management tasks, and implement cross-team backup-and-restore The 2015 version is the first Skype to take advantage of the Windows 10 'touch first' capabilities to provide fast, natural, hands-on control of communications, and users are eager to run VoIP, HD video conferencing, collaboration, instant messaging, and other UC features on their mobile devices. Mastering Skype for Business 2015 helps you get Skype for Business up and running quickly, with hands-on guidance and expert insight.

Microsoft Lync Server 2013

Author: Alex Lewis
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780672336157
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Computers

The most comprehensive, realistic, and useful guide to Microsoft Lync Server 2013, today's leading Unified Communications system. Four expert Lync consultants and implementers bring together in-the-trenches guidance for all facets of planning, integration, deployment, and administration. The authors introduce Microsoft Lync Server 2013, outline what it can do, and review the key improvements Microsoft has made in this version. They cover every form of communication Lync Server can manage, including IP voice, instant messaging, audio/video conferencing, web conferencing, and more. You'll find expert guidance on planning infrastructure, managing day-to-day operations, server roles, multi-platform clients, security, troubleshooting, and much more. Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Unleashed contains a new section on Office 365 and Lync Online, a chapter covering coexistence between on-premise and Office 365 Lync deployments, and another introducing Lync online configuration and administration. Throughout, the authors combine theory, step-by-step configuration instructions, and best practices from real enterprise environments. They identify common mistakes and present proven solutions and workarounds. Simply put, they tell you what works--and show how it's done. Detailed information on how to… • Plan for any type of deployment, from simple to highly complex--including virtualized environments • Walk step-by-step through installation, and understand important new changes in the installation process • Overcome obstacles to successful migration from older versions of Lync or Microsoft Office Communications Server • Manage server roles, including Front End, Edge, Monitoring, Archiving, and Director roles • Efficiently administer Lync Server 2013 through the Lync Server Management Shell • Leverage Lync Server 2013's significantly improved capabilities as a PBX replacement and videoconferencing solution • Integrate Lync with third-party video platforms, voice/video gateways, and cloud services • Evaluate the option of providing Lync services through Microsoft Office 365 hosting • Make the most of Lync Server 2013's dramatically upgraded web, mobile, and desktop clients

Pro Exchange Server 2013 Administration

Author: Jaap Wesselius
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430246961
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Computers

Pro Exchange Server 2013 Administration is your best-in-class companion for gaining a deep, thorough understanding of Microsoft’s powerful enterprise collaboration and communications server. Author Jaap Wesselius is at your side as you administer every facet of Exchange Server 2013, revealing tips, tricks, and little known facts that will make your administration life simpler and more effective. Along with revealing what’s new in Exchange Server 2013, this well-paced, deeply engaging tutorial provides detailed deployment guidance, for upgraders and migrators as well as for organizations entirely new to the Exchange platform. The book details how all of the major Exchange components fit together, from SMTP messages to all kinds of clients. It also provides in-depth configuration examples with an eye toward creating scalable, reliable, and secure installations. Additionally, this guide covers the tools and techniques for monitoring an Exchange environment and troubleshooting when things go wrong. With Pro Exchange Server 2013 Administration, you will: • Learn how to install Exchange Server fresh or upgrade from a previous version • Get a comprehensive understanding of Exchange, with thorough coverage of Mailbox server and Client Access server • Understand the tools and techniques for configuring and managing your Exchange deployment to ensure scalability, reliability, efficiency and security • Learn how to monitor your deployment and prepare for any problems and how to troubleshoot any problems that do arise

Microsoft Lync 2013 Unified Communications From Telephony to Real Time Communication in the Digital Age

Author: Daniel Jonathan Valik
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849685078
Release Date: 2013-04-25
Genre: Computers

This is a tutorial guide to gain in-depth knowledge such as realizing projects to migrate traditional telephony to Unified Communications inside an organization.This book is targeted at three audiences: business decision makers, technical advocates, and IT decision makers. As this is also a fundamental book on real time collaboration technology, it is also suitable for anyone who is interested in the future of communications.

Exam Ref 70 341 Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 MCSE

Author: Paul Robichaux
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735697386
Release Date: 2015-04-06
Genre: Computers

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-341--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of the skills needed to deliver effective Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 solutions. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Plan, install, configure, and manage the transport role Install, configure, and manage the mailbox role Plan, install, configure, and manage client access Design and manage an Exchange infrastructure This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Provides exam preparation tips written by Exchange Server MVPs Assumes you have significant experience managing Exchange Server in an enterprise messaging environment

Skype for Business Unleashed

Author: Alex Lewis
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9780134289267
Release Date: 2016-09-15
Genre: Computers

Skype for Business Unleashed This is the most comprehensive, realistic, and useful guide to Skype for Business Server 2015, Microsoft’s most powerful unified communications system. Four leading Microsoft unified communications consultants share in-the-trenches guidance for planning, integration, migration, deployment, administration, and more. The authors thoroughly introduce Skype for Business 2015’s components and capabilities, as well as changes and improvements associated with the integration of popular Skype consumer technologies. You’ll find detailed coverage of IP voice, instant messaging, conferencing, and collaboration; and expert guidance on server roles, multi-platform clients, security, and troubleshooting. Reflecting their unsurpassed experience, the authors illuminate Microsoft’s new cloud-based and hybrid cloud architectures for unified communications, showing how these impact networking, security, and Active Directory. They cover SDN for unified communications; interoperation with consumer Skype and legacy video conferencing; quality optimization, mobile improvements, and much more. Throughout, the authors combine theory, step-by-step configuration instructions, and best practices from real enterprise environments. Simply put, you’ll learn what works–and how it’s done. Detailed Information on How To · Plan deployments, from simple to highly complex · Deploy Skype for Business Server 2015 as a cloud or cloud-hybrid solution · Walk step by step through installation or an in-place upgrade · Overcome “gotchas” in migrating from Lync Server 2010 or 2013 · Leverage new features available only in cloud or cloud-hybrid environments · Implement and manage Mac, mobile, Windows, browser, and virtualized clients · Establish server roles, including front end, edge, and mediation server · Make the most of Skype for Business Server 2015’s enhanced mobile experience · Manage external dependencies: network requirements, dependent services, and security infrastructure · Efficiently administer Skype for Business Server 2015 · Provide for high availability and disaster recovery · Integrate voice, telephony, and video, step by step · Avoid common mistakes, and discover expert solutions and workarounds Category: Business Applications Covers: Skype for Business User Level: Intermediate—Advanced

Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

Author: David Elfassy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118842461
Release Date: 2013-10-29
Genre: Computers

The bestselling guide to Exchange Server, fully updated for the newest version Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is touted as a solution for lowering the total cost of ownership, whether deployed on-premises or in the cloud. Like the earlier editions, this comprehensive guide covers every aspect of installing, configuring, and managing this multifaceted collaboration system. It offers Windows systems administrators and consultants a complete tutorial and reference, ideal for anyone installing Exchange Server for the first time or those migrating from an earlier Exchange Server version. Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is a messaging system that allows for access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars from a variety of devices and any location, making it ideal for the enterprise With more than 21,000 copies of earlier editions sold, this comprehensive guide offers systems administrators and consultants both a tutorial and a reference guide for installing and managing Exchange Server 2013 A team of Microsoft Certified Masters walks you step by step through planning and design, installation, administration and management, maintenance, and more Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is the complete reference for planning, installing, and maintaining the most popular e-mail server product available.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out Connectivity Clients and UM

Author: Paul Robichaux
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735678330
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Computers

With a focus on connectivity, clients, and unified messaging, this book delivers the ultimate, in-depth reference to IT professionals planning and managing an Exchange Server 2013 deployment. Guided by Paul Robichaux, a Microsoft MVP and popular author, you will: Understand how Exchange Server 2013 works with previous versions Gain expert insights into supporting clients, mobile devices, and UM Take a deep dive into front-end servers; certificate and namespace management; transport rules; load balancing; client management, including Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Web App (OWA), and POP3/IMAP4; mobile devices; anti-malware and anti-spam features; Unified Messaging; Microsoft Lync; Office 365; Exchange Online.

Getting Started with Microsoft Lync Server 2013

Author: Fabrizio Volpe
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782179948
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Computers

This book has a practical approach with a lot of step-by-step guides and explanations as to where and why we're doing the various operations.Getting Started with Microsoft Lync Server 2013 is a starting point for system administrators, IT pros, unified communication technicians, and decision makers in companies or in the consultancy business. For people who have never managed Lync (or a U.C. product), the book will guide you through the basic concepts and mistakes. If you are already managing a Lync deployment you will find important explanations and ideas put together in a single text. If your work requires evaluating a Lync project this book offers parameters and suggestions to plan a project to deliver the best results.

Microsoft Exchange 2013 Cookbook

Author: Michael Van Horenbeeck
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782170631
Release Date: 2013-09-20
Genre: Computers

This book is a practical, hands-on guide that provides the reader with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises."Microsoft Exchange 2013 Cookbook" is targeted at network administrators who deal with the Exchange server in their day-to-day jobs. It assumes you have some practical experience with previous versions of Exchange (although this is not a requirement), without being a subject matter expert.

Microsoft Office 365 Administration Inside Out

Author: Anthony Puca
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735679054
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Computers

Conquer Microsoft Office 365 administration—from the inside out! Dive into Office 365 administration—and really put your systems expertise to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. Discover how the experts tackle deployment, configuration, and management—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Simplify enterprise deployment with planning tools and tasks Automate Office 365 processes with Windows PowerShell Manage user identity with Active Directory and Single Sign-On Monitor and maintain the health of Office 365 with Microsoft System Center Implement Microsoft Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Lync Online Control variables in an Exchange Server hybrid implementation Customize and deploy Office 365 Professional Plus Explore real-world scenarios and apply insider management tips For Intermediate to Advanced IT Professionals

Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Unleashed

Author: Alex Lewis
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9780133100556
Release Date: 2013-04-09
Genre: Computers

The most comprehensive, realistic, and useful guide to Microsoft Lync Server 2013, today’s leading Unified Communications system. Four expert Lync consultants and implementers bring together in-the-trenches guidance for all facets of planning, integration, deployment, and administration. The authors introduce Microsoft Lync Server 2013, outline what it can do, and review the key improvements Microsoft has made in this version. They cover every form of communication Lync Server can manage, including IP voice, instant messaging, audio/video conferencing, web conferencing, and more. You’ll find expert guidance on planning infrastructure, managing day-to-day operations, server roles, multi-platform clients, security, troubleshooting, and much more. Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Unleashed contains a new section on Office 365 and Lync Online, a chapter covering coexistence between on-premise and Office 365 Lync deployments, and another introducing Lync online configuration and administration. Throughout, the authors combine theory, step-by-step configuration instructions, and best practices from real enterprise environments. They identify common mistakes and present proven solutions and workarounds. Simply put, they tell you what works--and show how it’s done. Detailed information on how to… • Plan for any type of deployment, from simple to highly complex--including virtualized environments • Walk step-by-step through installation, and understand important new changes in the installation process • Overcome obstacles to successful migration from older versions of Lync or Microsoft Office Communications Server • Manage server roles, including Front End, Edge, Monitoring, Archiving, and Director roles • Efficiently administer Lync Server 2013 through the Lync Server Management Shell • Leverage Lync Server 2013’s significantly improved capabilities as a PBX replacement and videoconferencing solution • Integrate Lync with third-party video platforms, voice/video gateways, and cloud services • Evaluate the option of providing Lync services through Microsoft Office 365 hosting • Make the most of Lync Server 2013’s dramatically upgraded web, mobile, and desktop clients