Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were undoubtedly the most important sporting event of 2014. During the Games, the official website of the Games became the most popular sports website in the world. We shall take a look under the hood and analyze its distributed architecture organically built on Microsoft Azure in order to cope with the rapidly growing and unpredictable load. Come and learn about the interesting problems we faced, as well as about how we designed our system in accordance with the strict requirements for this class of solutions.
The third installment in our series on Software Defined Networking (SDN) with Lync continues with an exploration of Quality of Service. In this session we'll explore how UC as an end-user application can automatically program a SDN environment so that the network can self-adapt and provision itself to maximize the performance of real-time traffic like voice and video. Together with our partner HP Networking, you'll get to see exactly how Lync and the network work together to provide optimal quality across the enterprise network.
Microsoft Lync includes capabilities for real time communications such as IM, audio, video, and conferencing. Learn how virtualization solutions impact these communications and how to best deploy Lync when leveraging virtualization capabilities - including server and client virtualization strategies and supported methods. The speakers will review common virtualization features and their support and impact on Microsoft Lync server, the virtualization options for Lync Server and Lync Clients.