Slides from my NICconf 2014 talks are online

nic2013This year I had the honour to talk at the Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NIC) 2014 in Oslo, Norway. This is a great conference getting more traction in the market with A list speakers like John Craddock, Johan Arwidmark and Wally Mead. MVP Justin Morris and I had two Lync talks each. Below you can download my slides and read the key takeaways from my sessions. Sadly there where no recording this year, hope they will have the capaticy to record sessions next year.

The crowd at NIC really loved Lync :)


Understand how Lync integrates with Exchange

  • Session Objectives:
    • How Lync access Exchange
    • Why Integrate
    • Lync and Exchange in Hybrid scenarios
  • Key Takeaways
    • Exchange autodisover needs to be configures with Lync in mind
      • Lync use DNS-based discovery method, not SCP record as Outlook does
      • Use DNS A Record for
        • SRV is supported, but not recommended
        • Multidomain? Use HTTP redirect
      • Publish using NTLM, no pre-authentication
        • For EWS and autodiscover
        • This avoids authentication pop-up for EWS
    • Some features are not available with Exchange Online
      • UCS and book meetings in Exchange Online OWA is not available when you have Lync on-premises with Exchange Online

View and download the slides from SlideShare

Understand Lync Video and Interop

  • Session Objectives:
    • What’s new in Lync 2013 Video
    • Lessons learned with Lync Room System (LRS)
    • Latest news in Lync video interoperability
  • Key Takeaways
    • SVC is the new video codec, RTV is legacy
    • Pexip and Acano solves desktopsharing in interop scenarios
      • RDP to Pexip and Acano, presentation video codec to VC

View and download the slides from SlideShare

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