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Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution
(Microsoft Training Course: 10534) - 5 days - £2095 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course teaches how to plan and design a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 solution. It is intended for IT professionals who are experienced on Lync Server 2010 technologies and have experience in hands-on deployment and day-to-day management of Unified Communications technologies for enterprise organizations.
> Course outline
  1. Overview of the Lync Server 2010 Design Process
  2. Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology
  3. Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios
  4. Planning and Designing Load Balancing
  5. Designing a Mediation Server Topology
  6. Designing Voice Infrastructure
  7. Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010
  8. Designing Response Group Services
  9. Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010
  10. Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010
  11. Designing Resiliency
  12. Designing Backup and Disaster Recovery
  13. Designing Monitoring and Archiving
  14. Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010


Module 1: Overview of the Lync Server 2010 Design Process
  • This module explains all components of Lync Server 2010 architecture. It also describes the design process for a Lync Server 2010 design.
  • Overview of Lync Server 2010 Architecture
  • Overview of Lync Server 2010 Core Capabilities
  • Introduction to the Lync Server 2010 Design Process
  • Assessing Infrastructure Requirements and Updating Design
  • Planning for all Microsoft Solutions Framework Phases
Skills
  • Describe the Lync Server 2010 architecture.
  • Describe the Lync Server 2010 core capabilities.
  • Explain the Lync Server 2010 design process.
  • Assess the infrastructure requirements and update the Lync Server 2010 design.
  • Plan for all Microsoft solutions framework phases.
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Module 2: Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology
  • This module describes how to design a complete Lync Server 2010 topology.
  • Planning Infrastructure Requirements for Lync Server 2010
  • Using the Lync Server 2010 Planning Tool
  • Using Topology Builder
  • Planning for Site Topology
  • Designing the Site Topology
  • Planning the Server Infrastructure
  • Design Documentation Using Microsoft Office
  • Lab: Designing a Lync Server 2010 Topology
Skills
  • Plan infrastructure requirements for Lync Server 2010.
  • Use the Lync Server 2010 Planning Tool.
  • Use Topology Builder.
  • Plan for site topology.
  • Design for site topology.
  • Plan the server infrastructure.
  • Create a design documentation using Microsoft office.
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Module 3: Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios
  • This module describes how to plan and design for all the external scenarios.
  • Conferencing and External Capabilities of Lync Server 2010
  • Designing for Dial-In Conferencing
  • Designing for Audio/Video and Web Conferencing
  • Planning for IM and Presence Federation
  • Designing Edge Services
  • Planning for DNS implementation
  • Planning for PKI Implementation
  • Lab: Designing for Conferencing and External Scenarios
Skills
  • Describe conferencing and external capabilities of Lync Server 2010.
  • Design for dial-in conferencing.
  • Design for audio/video and web conferencing.
  • Plan for IM and presence federation.
  • Design Edge services.
  • Plan for DNS implementation.
  • Plan for PKI implementation.
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Module 4: Planning and Designing Load Balancing
  • This module explains how to create a Load Balancing Design based on the topology design that can deliver both the capacity and the failover requirements for an organization.
  • Planning for Load Balancing
  • Designing Load Balancing
  • Lab: Planning and Designing Load Balancing
Skills
  • Plan for load balancing.
  • Design load balancing.
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Module 5: Designing a Mediation Server Topology
  • This module explains how to configure Server Virtualization by using Hyper-V.
  • Designing Mediation Server
  • Designing Media Bypass
  • Lab: Designing a Mediation Server Topology
Skills
  • Design Mediation Server.
  • Design Media ByPass.
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Module 6: Designing Voice Infrastructure
  • This module explains how to design a Voice infrastructure that meets the needs of the organization and integrates with or replaces an existing Voice Platform.
  • Introduction to Lync Server 2010 Voice Architecture
  • Lync Server 2010 Telephony Interoperability Options
  • Defining Number Manipulation
  • Defining Voice Policies
  • Designing a Voice Routing Solution
  • Address Book Service in Lync Server 2010
  • Lab: Designing Voice Infrastructure
Skills
  • Describe the Lync Server 2010 architecture.
  • Explain Lync Server 2010 Telephony Interoperability options.
  • Define number manipulations.
  • Define voice policies.
  • Design a Voice Routing solution.
  • Explain Address Book Service in Lync Server 2010.
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Module 7: Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010
  • This module explains how to calculate the expected bandwidth usage, and design and implement a Call Admission Control solution.
  • Planning for Media Requirements
  • Planning for Bandwidth Based on Usage
  • Planning for Call Admission Control
  • Designing Call Admission Control
  • Lab: Creating a Network Design for Lync Server 2010
Skills
  • Plan for media requirements.
  • Plan for bandwidth based on usage.
  • Plan for Call Admission Control.
  • Design Call Admission Control.
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Module 8: Designing Response Group Services
  • This module explains how to assess the requirements for and design Response Group Services for advanced scenarios.
  • Overview of the Response Group Services
  • Planning for Response Group Services
  • Designing Response Group Services
  • Lab: Designing Response Group Services
Skills
  • Describe Response Group Services.
  • Plan for Response Group Services.
  • Design Response Group Services.
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Module 9: Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010
  • This module explains how to assess the requirements for Emergency Services and how to plan for, and design Emergency Services in Lync Server 2010.
  • Planning for Location Services
  • Designing Location Services
  • Lab: Designing Location Services in Lync Server 2010
Skills
  • Plan for Location Services.
  • Design Location Services.
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Module 10: Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010
  • This module explains how to evaluate the business requirements for an Exchange 2010 voice mail solution.
  • Overview of Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging
  • Planning a Voice Mail Solution for Lync Server 2010
  • Designing a Voice Mail Solution for Lync Server 2010
  • Lab: Designing Exchange Server Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010
Skills
  • Describe Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging.
  • Plan a Voice Mail solution for Lync Server 2010.
  • Design a Voice Mail solution for Lync Server 2010.
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Module 11: Designing Resiliency
  • This module explains how to plan and design resiliency for Lync Server 2010 deployment with IM, Presence, Conferencing, and Voice.
  • Planning Site Resiliency
  • Designing Site Resiliency
  • Designing System Monitoring
  • Lab: Designing Resiliency
Skills
  • Plan site resiliency.
  • Design site resiliency.
  • Design system monitoring.
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Module 12: Designing Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • This module explains how to design backup and disaster recovery for Lync Server 2010.
  • Designing a Backup and Restore Strategy
  • Lync Server 2010 Backup and Recovery Considerations
  • Lab: Designing Backup and Disaster Recovery
Skills
  • Design a backup and restore strategy.
  • Explain Lync Server 2010 backup and recovery considerations.
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Module 13: Designing Monitoring and Archiving
  • This module explains how to design monitoring and archiving server topologies for Lync Server 2010.
  • Designing Monitoring Server Topology
  • Designing Archiving Server Topology
  • Lab: Designing Monitoring and Archiving
Skills
  • Design Monitoring Server topology.
  • Design Archiving Server topology.
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Module 14: Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010
  • This module explains how to analyze the current infrastructure and plan a Lync Server 2010 design.
  • Overview of Coexistence and Migration
  • Designing a Migration Strategy
  • Planning for Clients and Devices
  • Designing a Client Migration and Device Migration Strategy
  • Lab: Planning a Migration to Lync Server 2010
Skills
  • Describe coexistence and migration.
  • Plan a migration strategy.
  • Plan for clients and devices.
  • Design a client migration and device migration strategy.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Attended Course 10533A: Configuring and Managing Microsoft Lync Server 2010 or possess equivalent experience or skills.
  • Experience in core Lync Server 2010 technologies such as Features and architecture; Dial plans; External User Access and Federation; Security; High Availability; Load Balancing; Resiliency; Capacity; Bandwidth management; Central and Branch Office Sites; Enterprise Voice (Call Management, Audio/Web/Dial-in Conferencing and Topology options).
> Purpose
After completing the course, students will be able to describe the Lync Server 2010 design process; design a Lync Server 2010 topology; design for conferencing and external scenarios; design for load balancing; design voice infrastructure; design a Mediation Server topology; create a network design for Lync Server 2010; design Response Group Services; design for Location Services; design Exchange Unified Messaging Integration with Lync Server 2010; design for resiliency; design for backup and disaster recovery; design for monitoring and archiving; plan a migration to Lync Server 2010.