Technical diagrams for Skype for Business Server 2015

Skype for Business Server 2015
 

Topic Last Modified: 2016-08-23

Summary: Review these posters as needed while planning, implementing, or managing Skype for Business Server 2015.

These resources are available in Visio (.vsdx) format (Visio 2015) and PDF format. For information about how to print documents, see Tips for printing posters.

You might need additional software to view these files. See the following table for more information.

 

File type Software

.vsd

Visio 2010, Visio 2013, or the free Visio viewer

If you use the Visio viewer, right-click the VSD link, click Save Target As, save the file to your computer, and then open the file from your computer.

.pdf

Any PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader

.zip

Any file compression utility. Windows 7 and later opens these files natively.

These posters detail a specific technical area, and are intended to be used with corresponding articles on TechNet or content available on the download center.

 

Title Description

Skype for Business Server 2015 Protocol Workloads

SfB Protocol Workloads poster

PDF version (best for mobile devices or tablet computers)

Visio version (best for users with Visio)

Download this poster to better understand requirements of Skype for Business 2015 servers and clients under different levels of service complexity.

Size: 11-by-17 inch (multiple sheets, conveniently sized to print on most office printers)

This poster was created using Visio 2015. No modification should be needed for a specific environment.

Skype for Business Call Quality Methodology

Thumbnail for the CQM poster

PDF version (best for mobile devices or tablet computers)

Visio version (best for users with Visio)

Download this poster to learn about CQM, the Call Quality Methodology for Skype for Business that helps you find and eliminate issues affecting call quality and user experience for implementations that include enterprise voice features.

Use the download details page to get the printable cards and rules if you wish to play it as a board game.

Use this poster with the CQM Scorecard.

Size: 34-by-44 inch

This poster was created using Visio 2015. No modification should be needed for a specific environment.

Skype for Business Voice Solutions

Plan Voice Solution poster Thumbnail

PDF version (best for mobile devices or tablet computers)

Visio version (best for users with Visio)

Microsoft offers a variety of options for enabling your users to call landlines and mobile phones through the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)--whether their accounts exist in Office 365 on Skype for Business Online or in your on-premises Skype for Business Server deployment. This poster outlines the different Microsoft voice offerings, and then provides guidance on which options might be the best for you, depending on your organization's current status and future plans.

Size: 34-by-44 inch

This poster was created using Visio 2015. No modification should be needed for a specific environment.

Skype for Business Architectural Models

Skype for Business Architectural Models thumbnail

PDF version (best for mobile devices or tablet computers)

Visio version (best for users with Visio)

This poster series is intended for the IT Pro audience to raise awareness of the different fundamental architectural models through which Skype for Business Online and Skype for Business on premises can be consumed. Start with whichever configuration best suits your organization’s needs and future plans. Consider and use others as needed. For example, you might want to consider integration with Exchange and SharePoint or a solution that takes advantage of Microsoft’s Cloud PBX offering.

Size: 11-by-17 inch

This poster was created using Visio 2010. No modification should be needed for a specific environment.

If you want to make your own Visio topology diagrams using the new Skype for Business symbols, download the stencils.

If you have a plotter, you can print large posters in their full size. If you don't have plotter, use the following steps to print on smaller paper such as 11"x17". Printing a large format poster on smaller paper may make the text difficult or impossible to read.

Print posters on smaller paper
  1. Open the poster in Visio.

  2. On the File menu, click Page Setup.

  3. On the Print Setup tab, in the Printer paper section, select the size of paper you want to print on.

  4. On the Print Setup tab, in the Print zoom section, click Fit to, and then enter 1 sheet across by 1 sheet down.

  5. On the Page Size tab, click Size to fit drawing contents, and then click OK.

  6. On the File menu, click Print.

 
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