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Improving SFBS experience – Call Quality Dashboard (CQD)

Skype for business reporting are great, but as discussed earlier works on real time monitoring database and are predefined. CQM other hand gives the flexibility of offline analysis but again predefined and each time need info from a different time windows, have to run against...
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SFBS – define environment for monitoring

Deployment of skype for business server infra has been taken up carefully with the objective of meeting or exceeding user expectation. However, in real world a real time communication can breakdown to a bad experience one from one or more weak point in the path...
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IPAM getting most out of it

In my last post on IPAM, I discussed about deploying IPAM server, collecting data from pilot set of server through manual configuration and then going full-fledged with AD group policy at root level. This would give the required repository of IP address into IPMA. However,...
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Using Linux based LoadBalancer for SFBS

As stated earlier, in this deployment of SFBS default gateway on frontend server are L3 switch as against the hardware load balancer (HLB) in the case of Lync 2013. This was to ensure the license cap apart from the hardware capability of HLB is not...
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SFBS deployement

In Lync 2013, SQL mirroring was the option used for backend high availability. For skype for business server however SQL always on was the preferred choice. It combines the richness of Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) while removing the dependency of shared storage as in...
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SFBS infra setup

After the high level details on previous post, this post would be on infra setup for SFB. First things would be the storage space setup that going to host the SQL server VMs (requires Hyper-V) as well as few FE servers, apart from providing tiered...
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SFBS Infra

Hyper-V being the platform of choice for Lync is proving good and hence it would be continuing for SFBS. However, the new design has to improve the current IOPS to meet the increase in demand and reduce network latency further, while allowing to reuse the...
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Skype For Business Server 2015(SFBS)

My earlier post on Lync 2013 on Virtual Infra gives a quick insight into the current deployment. As part of transition to skype for business server (SFBS), there are list things that need to be considered including improvement requirement.
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