Lync 2013 Standard Edition Detailed Design Calculator

Lync 2013 DDC is a simple low-level design calculator based on Excel, for a Lync 2013 Standard Edition deployment. Fill in hostnames and IP addresses, and it will calculate DNS, certificates and firewall requirements.This is an initial version covering a standardised deployment with Lync Standard Edition, and most design elements set at standard or best-practice.

It works well assuming:

  • Single Lync 2013 Standard Edition server
  • Single Edge server (configured in a pool to allow for easier scalability and certificate management)
  • Single Office Web Apps server
  • Single Reverse Proxy
  • Single SIP domain
  • Standard Simple URLs (, etc...)
  • All standard ports, and no port range customisations

PS. A more feature-complete version for Enterprise Edition deployments is currently under deployment and will feature the ability to specify Enterprise vs. standard edition, front-end nodes, DNS LB vs. HLB, Directors, Edge pools, etc.

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