OCS articles in TechNet Magazine

The latest issue of TechNet magazine includes a number of articles about the new OCS 2007 R2.

The articles are:

What’s New in Office Communications Server 2007 R2

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 introduces not only a number of brand-new features, it also delivers some significant enhancements to existing functionality. Here’s an overview of some of the most important new features and functions you’ll find in this latest release. By Author: Stephanie Pierce.

How Remote Call Control Powers OCS 2007 R2

The Remote Call Control capabilities in OCS can be used to extend your R2 deployment to legacy devices. Find out how to configure Remote Call Control to provide rich OCS capabilities in an environment with a PBX system. By author: Rajesh Ramanathan.

Securing OCS with ISA Server

To securely extend your OCS 2007 infrastructure to remote users and organizations, you need to deploy one or more Edge Servers and provide reverse proxy access to these servers. Here’s what you need to know to use and configure ISA Server 2006 as a reverse proxy for your OCS deployment. By author: Alan Maddison

Managing OCS 2007 R2 from the Command Line

Though you can configure Office Communications Server using wizards, there are times it makes sense to work from the command line. Explore the LCSCmd command-line tool and see how you can use it to set up OCS 2007 R2. By authors: Greg Stemp and Jean Ross.

A Powerful Tool for OCS Planning and Deployment

The Planning Tool for OCS 2007 R2 is a wizard that provides prescriptive guidance to help you prepare to deploy R2 in your organization. Discover how you can quickly generate a topology and create a list of recommended hardware to help guide your planning and deployment efforts. By author: Stephanie Pierce.

Read the March edition of TechNet magazine.