Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Workload Architecture Poster

This poster of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 describes the traffic flow of protocols and ports used in each workload. Communications Server 2007 R2 supports the following workloads: IM and Presence, Conferencing, Application Sharing, and Enterprise Voice. These filtered views can assist you in architecting your deployment of Communications Server 2007 R2. The different server…


Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Documentation

The full documentation pack for OCS R2 is now available for download. The full set of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation is contained in the download file named Communications_Server_2007_R2_Documentation.chm.  Selected, high-value sections of the documentation are also provided as separate Word documents.


Windows Mobile technical library - now at TechNet

Finally, Windows Mobile has been added to the TechNet technical library. In-depth technical information on Deployment, Operations and Security for Windows Mobile 5 and 6.   Check it out, and bookmark it –   Share this post :  IM me! Technorati Tags: mobility, wm5, wm6, technet, doco, deployment, planning


Help designing and planning your OCS deployment

I’ve just designed a high-level OCS architecture for a large organisation, including IM/presence, conferencing, Enterprise Voice, external access (inc. conferencing/voice), federation and PIC. I have also discovered and included all of the relevant documentation for planning and deployment of this architecture. Total time spent designing this architecture – < 5 minutes!     How did…


Office Communications Server 2007 Supportability Guide

I often get asked questions around recommended architectures for OCS, as well as what is supported and what is not. The best place to start for this information is the OCS Supportability Guide.  This document is a great resource for information on what are the network/infrastructure requirements for OCS, as well as supported topologies/architectures. The…


OCS 2007 security guide available for download

The security guide provide guidelines for assessing and managing security risks to your Office Communications Server 2007 deployment. Even if your Office Communications Server 2007 deployment is modest, you probably have components in your network that are themselves the subject of books devoted to their security.  Therefore, it is unlikely that this guide covers all…


OCS documentation and deployment guides

Use this page to find documentation and other content to help you deploy and operate Office Communications Server 2007 Standard/Enterprise, Microsoft Office Communicator 2007, Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007 and Microsoft Office Communicator Web Access (2007 release). This page also has great documentation on planning for and deploying VoIP/video with OCS. Technorati Tags: ocs,…