Topic Last Modified: 2011-10-28
Deployment of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software includes preparing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), deploying the Front End Servers and other core Lync Server 2010 internal components, and then deploying any additional server roles and features that your organization may require, such as external user access and Enterprise Voice.
This documentation describes three scenarios for deploying Lync Server 2010:
New Deployment of Lync Server 2010, Enterprise Edition
New Deployment of Lync Server 2010, Standard Edition
New Deployment of Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition into an existing Lync Server 2010 Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition deployment
For information about deploying Microsoft Lync Server 2010 in an existing Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 or Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 environment, see the Migration documentation.