In my previous blog post I explained how to install the first Front-End server in a Front-End pool. To extend the functionality we are now going to install a Lync 2013 Edge server. Using the Edge server users can logon to the Lync environment externally, and you can setup a federation with other companies to communicate with users in these companies as well.
Microsoft has recently released Lync Server 2013 so it’s time to have a closer look at installing this version. Like the previous articles this article explains how to install a green field environment so there’s no ‘old’ version installed. In the previous blogs I have been working with Lync Server 2010 Standard edition, this blog is based on the Enterprise Edition of Lync Server 2013. There are multiple differences between Standard and Enterprise: Continue reading Deploying Lync Server 2013