Enterprise Voice in Skype for Business Server 2015

Author: Michael Tressler
Publisher:
ISBN: 0982645945
Release Date: 2016-03-17
Genre:

If you are responsible for the roll out or support of Enterprise Voice in Skype for Business Server 2015 (or Lync Server 2013) then this is the book for you. This book covers every core feature in detail complete with a hundreds of screenshots and PowerShell examples. Topics ranging from adding a voice gateway to your Topology to enabling brand new features such as Shared Line Appearance are covered. Each chapter walks you through all of the background, detail, and steps required to full understand Enterprise Voice. The book culminates with a chapter walking you through a complete, real-world Enterprise Voice scenario which will help you apply the concepts in the book to your own Skype for Business environment. This book provides detailed information on... -Configuring Dial Plans -Defining Voice Policies -Deploying gateways and trunks -Adding Routes -Describing what the heck a PSTN Usage is -Enabling voice features such as Call Park, Group Pickup, and Unassigned Numbers -Creating Dial-in Conferencing numbers -Configuring your end users -Designing and planning for survivability -How to test and troubleshoot Enterprise Voice -A primer on Regular Expressions -Detailed breakdown of call flow within Skype for Business -Note that this book is also valid if you are running Lync 2013.

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 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 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

Skype for Business 2017 Made Easy

Author: Michael Galesso
Publisher: First Rank Publishing
ISBN:
Release Date: 2017-03-02
Genre:

Skype for Business is a voice-messaging product designed to enable Microsoft business customers to engage in an instant messaging environment. Formerly Microsoft Lync, the updated software was designed by Microsoft Inc. to serve as a replacement for Windows Messenger in the business platform. Users can utilize tools such as text messaging as well as audio and HD video tools for instant conferencing and collaboration. The software is designed with more business centered features than the consumer Skype counterpart. It was first geared at Windows and Android devices but has been repeatedly updated and now also boasts a version for Mac powered devices.

Expert Office 365

Author: Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484229910
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Computers

Get to grips with Office 365 through in-depth tutorials and insights from leading experts. Topics covered include Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype Online, and more. This deeply technical book tackles key aspects of online collaboration and business productivity within Office 365. Expert Office 365 is written by a dedicated team of Microsoft Premier Field Engineers (PFEs), and captures advice, best practices, and insights from their experience in the field. What You’ll Learn Develop client Web Parts with the new SharePoint Framework Create a recovery plan for SharePoint Online Configure SharePoint Online Hybrid Search and Portals Configure and optimize Exchange Online Optimize collaboration in your organization through analytics insights Who This Book Is For Senior IT pros and developers who wish to master business productivity within Office 365. This book is aimed at organizations that are already on Office 365 or that are currently planning their migration to the cloud.

Skype For Dummies

Author: Loren Abdulezer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118050797
Release Date: 2011-02-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

See how to use Skype for secure chats and connect SkypeOut and SkypeIN. Here's the fun and easy way (r) to understand all the hype about Skype and make this cool alternative communication system work for you! You'll get great advice about hardware, directions for downloading and installing Skype, ideas for using Skype in your business, and the lowdown on making Skype calls to people with old-fashioned phones. Discover how to: Install Skype and start making calls Create a contacts list Set up voicemail and call forwarding Use Skype for worldwide conference calls and Skypecasting Enhance Skype with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi wireless, and video

Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Author: Clifton Leonard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119232056
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Genre: Computers

A bestselling Exchange Server guide, updated for the 2016 release Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the gold-standard reference for system administrators and first-time users alike. Fully updated to align with the latest release, this expert-led guide provides comprehensive coverage and easy-to-follow tutorials for all aspects of Exchange Server installation, configuration, and management. Whether you're migrating from an earlier version or installing Exchange Server for the first time, this book gives you quick access to the answers you need. Step-by-step instructions walk you through planning and design, installation, administration and management, maintenance, and more, so you can get up to speed quickly and get back to work. With a focus on the hands-on details, the Microsoft Certified Masters author team provides practical insight and invaluable guidance on every aspect of Exchange Server 2016, from mastering the basics to leveraging new features. Microsoft Exchange allows access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars at any time, from almost any device. The 2016 release is designed specifically to appeal to enterprises; if you've been tasked with the implementation, this guide has the information you need. Get up to speed with the latest changes and features Understand server configurations, requirements, installation, and migration Manage mailboxes, groups, connectivity, and the client access server Troubleshoot common issues efficiently and effectively Exchange Server 2016 shifts even more control to the user, freeing administrators to perform more critical tasks. Beefed-up architecture and more centralized functions have eased configuration and upgrades, and a robust cloud implementation is expected to draw enterprises sooner rather than later. Systems administrators need to become familiar with the latest changes, and Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the ultimate reference and tutorial.

Deploying SharePoint 2016

Author: Vlad Catrinescu
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484219997
Release Date: 2016-11-09
Genre: Computers

Learn how to install, configure, and maintain the latest release of Microsoft’s popular SharePoint Server, SharePoint 2016. This latest version brings with it many changes for IT professionals. With this book you will learn how to create an efficient and stable SharePoint environment for your organization. What You’ll Learn Install SharePoint Server 2016, both using the user interface provided by Microsoft, and by using PowerShell Understand your authentication options and associated security considerations Deploy add-ins, either from the store, or from your own custom app catalog Configure Search Service Application using either the provided UI or PowerShell Configure business intelligence components such as Excel Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, and PowerPivot Migrate to SharePoint Server 2016 from either SharePoint Server 2010 or 2013 Understand approaches to high availability, disaster recovery, patching, and ways to monitor and maintain your SharePoint 2016 deployment once it’s up and running Who This Book Is For Anyone tasked with installing, configuring, and maintaining SharePoint Server 2016 in their organization. This book assumes some working knowledge of a previous release of SharePoint Server, such as SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Resource Kit

Author: Rui Maximo
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780735638273
Release Date: 2009-11-30
Genre: Computers

In-depth, comprehensive, and fully revised for R2—this RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Get technical insights, scenarios, and best practices from those who know the technology best—the engineers who designed and developed it—along with 90+ Windows PowerShell™ scripts, bonus references, and other essential resources on CD. Get expert advice on how to: Plan server roles, infrastructure, topology, and security Design and manage enterprise instant messaging (IM), presence, and conferencing solutions Configure voice mail, enterprise voice, dual-forking (PBX), and VoIP Apply industry best practices for deployment Manage Unified Communications clients and devices Administer remote access, federation, and public IM Understand SIP and authentication technologies Implement a cross-team backup-and-restore plan Automate management tasks—sample scripts included Monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot problems more efficiently CD features: 90+ Windows PowerShell scripts for automating administrative tasks Office Communication Server Resource Kit tools Links to references and webcasts Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions eBook Four appendixes, including Windows PowerShell functions, Direct SIP with IP-PBX, and A/V troubleshooting Bonus content—Chapters from 15 related Microsoft Press® books Fully searchable eBook of this guide A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]

Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Author: Clifton Leonard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119232056
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Genre: Computers

A bestselling Exchange Server guide, updated for the 2016 release Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the gold-standard reference for system administrators and first-time users alike. Fully updated to align with the latest release, this expert-led guide provides comprehensive coverage and easy-to-follow tutorials for all aspects of Exchange Server installation, configuration, and management. Whether you're migrating from an earlier version or installing Exchange Server for the first time, this book gives you quick access to the answers you need. Step-by-step instructions walk you through planning and design, installation, administration and management, maintenance, and more, so you can get up to speed quickly and get back to work. With a focus on the hands-on details, the Microsoft Certified Masters author team provides practical insight and invaluable guidance on every aspect of Exchange Server 2016, from mastering the basics to leveraging new features. Microsoft Exchange allows access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars at any time, from almost any device. The 2016 release is designed specifically to appeal to enterprises; if you've been tasked with the implementation, this guide has the information you need. Get up to speed with the latest changes and features Understand server configurations, requirements, installation, and migration Manage mailboxes, groups, connectivity, and the client access server Troubleshoot common issues efficiently and effectively Exchange Server 2016 shifts even more control to the user, freeing administrators to perform more critical tasks. Beefed-up architecture and more centralized functions have eased configuration and upgrades, and a robust cloud implementation is expected to draw enterprises sooner rather than later. Systems administrators need to become familiar with the latest changes, and Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the ultimate reference and tutorial.

Using Visio

Author: David D. Busch
Publisher: Que Pub
ISBN: 1565297237
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Computers

Visio is a hot new software product for business and technical people who need to communicate their ideas graphically but who don't have the time or talent to use an illustration or CAD program. This book includes many real world examples showing how to best communicate ideas and information visually. Notes and Tips are focused on increasing productivity.

Lync Server Cookbook

Author: Fabrizio Volpe
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782173489
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Computers

If you work with Lync on a daily basis or if you have to use a specific feature of Lync for a project, this is the book for you. For solutions architects, technical consultants, and administrators, if you have a Lync deployment and you want to upgrade, integrate, secure, or extend it to the cloud, you can get valuable information from the recipes in this book.

Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Online Implementation and Migration

Author: Ian Waters
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784394899
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre: Computers

Plan and execute a successful Office 365 Exchange Online migration with ease About This Book This book gives you the most up-to-date and accurate information available today on online migration with Microsoft Office 365 Discover the very best migration path for your small or enterprise network and avoid costly mistakes Learn from seasoned professionals who migrate small businesses to multinational companies from around the world on a daily basis Who This Book Is For If you are an appointed IT person or an IT administrator who is part of a large internal team in your organization, then this book is for you. If you are a small business owner, manager, or consultant, this book will also help you. Knowledge of Office 365 is not required. However, experience with Exchange Server and mail clients, and role and delegation concepts is required. What You Will Learn Sign up for an Office 365 account and configure your e-mail domains Migrate mailboxes from Exchange server, Google, and any other POP3 or IMAP based system in to Office 365 Configure a hybrid configuration by using Azure AD Connect to synchronize your on-premises Active Directory with Office 365 Deploy Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to enable Single sign on and streamline the login process for your users Set up a hybrid Exchange configuration and host mailboxes locally or in the cloud and move mailboxes between the two with ease Configure a public folder hybrid and share existing on-premises public folders with users hosted in Exchange online Setup a hybrid Skype for Business (SFB) configuration and move users into SFB online Configure a SharePoint configuration, allowing users to create and search content hosted on an existing SharePoint server as well as in SharePoint online In Detail Organizations are migrating to the cloud to save money, become more efficient, and empower their users with the latest technology. Office 365 delivers all of this in a reliable, fast, and ever-expanding way, keeping you ahead of the competition. As the IT administrator of your network, you need to make the transition as painless as possible for your users. Learn everything you need to know and exactly what to do to ensure your Office 365 Exchange online migration is a success! This guide gives you everything you need to develop a successful migration plan to move from Exchange, Google, POP3, and IMAP systems to Office 365 with ease. We start by providing an overview of the Office 365 plans available and how to make a decision on what plan fits your organization. We then dive into topics such as the Office 365 Admin Portal, integration options for professionals and small businesses, integration options for enterprises, preparing for a simple migration, performing a simple migration, and preparing for a hybrid deployment. Later in the book, we look at migration options for Skype for Business and SharePoint to further help you leverage the latest collaborative working technologies within your organization. Style and approach This is a detailed yet easy to follow step-by-step guide to planning and executing a successful migration to Office 365.