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Topic Last Modified: 2010-07-18

Microsoft Communications Server 2010 offers a rich set of conferencing capabilities:

Both scheduled conferences and ad-hoc conferences are supported and can easily be initiated by users.

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

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.

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