How to Make Lync Group Chat Client the Preferred IM Client

Hi folks, Post from Lync Team explaining how to configure Lync Group Chat as preferred IM client when Lync Group Chat and Lync are installed. Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2011/07/19/how-to-make-lync-group-chat-client-the-preferred-im-client.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

Integrating Lync Server 2010 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager

The Integrating Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software and Cisco Unified Communications Manager white paper provides a step-by-step guide for using Direct SIP to configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager with Lync Server 2010.You can download this white paper from the Download Center . Download the guide here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=26800 Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2011/07/17/integrating-lync-server-2010-and-cisco-unified-communications-manager.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

Exchange 2010 SP1 RU4 Removed from Download Center

Hi folks, If you are planning to deploy Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Rollup Update 4, please don’t do it, check this out: Update 7/14/11: When contacting Microsoft Customer Support to obtain the Interim Update, you can reference KB 2581545 (please note that the article will be available at a later date on support.microsoft.com). We have discovered an issue impacting some customers who have installed Exchange 2010 SP1 RU4 into their Exchange environment and as a result have removed SP1 RU4 from Download Center and recommend customers do not proceed with any planned deployments of SP1 RU4. A small number of … Continue reading Exchange 2010 SP1 RU4 Removed from Download Center

Understanding Lync 2010 Client Scaling and Workload Impact on Exchange 2010 Client Access Server

Hi folks, Brian Stucker created a really detailed article about the impact of Lync 2010 client on a Client Access Server. The goal of this article is to give the reader an estimate of the relative impact that the Microsoft Lync 2010 desktop client has on the Microsoft Exchange 2010 Client Access server. This estimate can be used to determine the Exchange Server resources required to design a new or expand an existing Microsoft Lync Server 2010 deployment. Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2011/06/30/understanding-lync-2010-client-scaling-and-workload-impact-on-exchange-2010-client-access-server.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

Disaster Recovery Cluster Deployment & Demo – Multi-Site Failover Clustering

Hi folks, Nice Technet Edge video about Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover capabilities in multi-site DR mode. In this TechNet Edge video Technical Evangelist Symon Perriman walks through a real-world multi-site cluster deployment. While configuring a four-node disaster recovery demo, Symon recorded the steps and added slides showing the key deployment considerations. Learn more about disaster recovery planning, networking, security, faster failover, DNS replication, the quorum model and PowerShell. See how Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering can provide not only high-availability, but also automatic disaster recovery. Check the video out at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/edge/Hh306278(MSDN.10)?query=1 Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio