Deploy Skype for Business Server 2015

Skype for Business Server 2015
 

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-20

Summary: Explore these links to learn how to install and configure Skype for Business Server 2015 and upgrade from earlier versions of Lync Server.

Skype for Business Server offers instant messaging (IM), presence, conferencing, video, and telephony solutions that can support enterprise-level collaboration requirements. This topic provides links to information about how to deploy and configure Skype for Business Server.

Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback. This page will be updated frequently, so check back often.

View the following resources for information about how to deploy Skype for Business Server.

 

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Technical diagrams for Skype for Business Server 2015

See architecture choices at a glance in these large-format diagrams.

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Videos about how to install Skype for Business Server - coming soon!

Discover video presentations and training for Skype for Business Server.

The following articles about how to install and configure Skype for Business Server are available to view online.

 

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Requirements for your Skype for Business environment

Learn about server and environmental requirements for Skype for Business Server.

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Topology Basics for Skype for Business Server 2015

Learn about topology options and server collocation scenarios for Skype for Business Server.

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Install Skype for Business Server 2015

Learn how to install Skype for Business Server in various topologies, in both physical and virtual environments.

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Upgrade to Skype for Business Server 2015

Learn how to upgrade from previous versions of Lync Server.

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Configure the client experience with Skype for Business

Learn how to configure the client experience.

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Deploy hybrid connectivity between Skype for Business Server and Skype for Business Online

Learn how to configure prerequisites for a hybrid deployment, and then configure your deployment to manage users between Skype for Business Server on-premises and Skype for Business Online.

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Deploy Edge Server in Skype for Business Server 2015

If users in your organization communicate with external users who aren't logged into your internal network, you'll want to deploy Edge Server.

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Deploy Enterprise Voice in Skype for Business Server 2015

Learn how to deploy a complete Voice over IP (VoIP) enterprise voice solution, providing rich integration with Outlook and Exchange, and many powerful features such as Response Groups, Call Park, team calling, Group Call Pickup, and Enhanced Emergency E9-1-1 support.

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Deploy Persistent Chat Server in Skype for Business Server 2015

If you want users in your organization to participate in topic-based conversations that persist over time, you'll want to deploy Persistent Chat Server.

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Deploy Video Interop Server in Skype for Business Server 2015

If you want to support video interoperation, read about how to deploy the Video Interop Server (VIS).

The following resources about how to plan for Skype for Business Server are available from other subject matter experts.

 

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Skype for Business Server for IT pros

Visit the TechCenter and resource centers to access videos, community sites, documentation, downloads, and more.

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Skype Developer Platform

Find developer resources for Skype for Business Server, including code samples, training, and SDKs.

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Change management and adoption

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Office 365 Technical Blog

Skype team blog

Keep up with news from the teams that create and document Skype for Business Server.

 
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