One of the first key use cases identified for Software Defined Networking (SDN) with Unified Communications has been with Diagnostics. Join us as we dive into the use of SDN to understand, troubleshoot and optimize the quality of your Lync deployment at the network level. Along with our partner Nectar, we'll have lots of demos around how the recently released Lync SDN API is used to provide greater insight into the Lync media flows across your network.
When designing cloud applications, you should take into account the fact that a failure or malfunction of any component of the system is possible. This template is called Designing for Failure. This design approach helps minimize the negative consequences of failure of any component of the internal or external system. Sometimes, it is not so simple to use the Designing for Failure template, but the Azure platform greatly facilitates this task due to the fact that some of the functions are implemented by cloud services—Azure Web Sites, Traffic Manager, CDN, RA—Geo Redundant Storage. During this session, we shall talk about how to use the functionality provided by Azure to ensure the accessibility of a website, even in the event of failure of one of the regions of the platform.