Planning your deployment of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 requires determining which of its features and functionality can most effectively meet your organization's requirements, determining what you need to deploy those features, and then deciding how to proceed with deployment.

In addition to this planning documentation, the Planning Tool in Office Communications Server 2007 R2 is available to simplify the planning process. Use the documentation to determine and document your requirements. After you enter this information in the Planning Tool, it generates a system topology and lists of components that your deployment requires.

Before you begin planning in earnest, you can familiarize yourself with the Planning Tool by doing a trial run. Planning is an iterative process, so you can rerun the Planning Tool and refine your planning decisions as often as necessary to define the appropriate solution and plan for its deployment. For details about the Planning Tool, see Planning Tool.

Planning for deployment of Office Communications Server 2007 R2, including all optional features and functionality, includes the following:

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Planning Tool