You deploy the Communications Server 2007 R2 Attendant client by using the Microsoft Installer package (.msi file) that is included on your Office Communications Server 2007 R2 distribution disk. You can perform an IT-managed rollout, or enable your end-users to install Communications Server 2007 R2 Attendant individually. The method that you select depends on the size and security requirements of your organization, the deployment methods that you already have, and the experience level of the users.

The following topics are covered in this section and discuss the deployment options in more detail.