Topic Last Modified: 2010-12-21

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software offers a rich set of conferencing capabilities:

Both scheduled conferences and impromptu conferences are supported and can easily be initiated by users.

When you deploy Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Front End Server, you can choose whether to also deploy the web conferencing, A/V conferencing, and dial-in conferencing capabilities. IM conferencing capabilities are always automatically deployed along with IM conversation capabilities on Lync Server 2010 Front End Servers.

The following sections describe what is required to deploy the various types of conferencing capabilities, including the planning process, components, hardware and software requirements, and the deployment process.

In This Section