The Lync Call Quality Methodology (CQM) is a practical approach that applies the broad guidance we have published in the Lync Networking Guide. CQM is a data driven framework backed by SQL queries and an operational process to systematically improve and maintain call quality. CQM was derived from Microsoft and some of our largest customer deployments. CQM was published in v2 of the Networking Guide complete with queries and an updated set of 2010/2013 KHIs. This session will go through the individual components of CQM, describe our recommended process for implementing it, show findings from using CQM and go into detail on how the SQL queries work and how you can customize them for you or your customer's needs.
Publishing Exchange used to be easy. You installed Microsoft Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server or Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) and considered your work done. But with the changes in roadmap of Microsoft security products such as TMG and UAG, and the addition of features like ARR and WAP, the sea of TLAs has become more complex than ever. Come and learn what the real risks are when publishing Exchange to the Internet, what your choices are, which you should choose, and how to deploy them. There's a TLA for everyone when it comes to publishing Exchange, but make sure you know which is which and which one you need, if at all. The Windows team have added an additional component called Application Request Routing 3.0 to the Internet Information Service (IIS) role, which enables IIS to handle reverse proxy requests and also perform layer seven Load Balancing of these requests.
Learn how to leverage Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration to operationalize “DevOps” capabilities on Azure. We start with the basics of PowerShell DSC working through the basic architecture, example uses and preventing “configuration drift.” We review DevOps principles and then apply those principles using PowerShell DSC over Azure to enable continuous deployment.