Unified Communications Made Easier with Lync and This Practical GuideIf you're in charge of Unified Communications (UC), this book is for you. Covering Microsoft Lync Server 2010 in detail, this practical guide shows you how to harness Lync's new capabilities and streamlined tools to simplify the implementation of UC across your business, large or small. From handling installation, remote access, and security to coordinating video chats, VoIP, social media, web conferencing, and more, you'll find a wealth of information and real-world examples on how to get the very most out of this high-demand UC technology.Coverage includes: Mastering Lync fundamentals such as tools, standards, protocols, and securityPlanning deployment, implementing, and handling upgrades from Office Communications ServerManaging with Lync Control Panel and PowerShellSetting up Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)Monitoring, archiving, and troubleshootingGetting started with Telephony, connecting to the PSTN, and deploying your own conference bridgeIntegrating with Exchange, SharePoint(R), and Group Chat as well as other non-Microsoft hardware and software products such as Gateways, PBXs, and other IM cloudsLearn How to Plan, Install, Configure, and Troubleshoot LyncUnderstand All Client, Server, and Voice FeaturesCoordinate Web and Video Conferences, Enterprise Telephony, and Desktop SharingFind Invaluable Examples of Actual Lync DeploymentsLeverage Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service and Lync Mobile Clients An in-depth guide on the leading Unified Communications platformMicrosoft Lync Server 2010 maximizes communication capabilities in the workplace like no other Unified Communications (UC) solution. Written by experts who know Lync Server inside and out, this comprehensive guide shows you step by step how to administer the newest and most robust version of Lync Server. Along with clear and detailed instructions, learning is aided by exercise problems and real-world examples of established Lync Server environments. You'll gain the skills you need to effectively deploy Lync Server 2010 and be on your way to gaining all the benefits UC has to offer.Gets you up and running with Lync Server--whether you are migrating from Office Communications Server or new to Lync Server.Walks you through all of the essential stages for deploying Lync ServerShows integration with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint ServerDemonstrates how to monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot problems more efficiently'Mastering Lync Server 2010' is a must-have resource for anyone looking to manage all the various forms of communication from one user interface.