Posted by: kurtsh | July 27, 2013

INFO: Lync 2013 & Support for Large Meetings

imageBy default, Lync 2010 & 2013 supports up to 250 simultaneous participants.

For meetings greater than this, it is possible to deploy the topology for Large Meeting Support (1000 users).  This is a very specific usage scenario for Large Meetings.

Support for Large Meetings – Lync 2013 On-Premise

Lync Server 2013 can support meetings with up to 1000 participants using audio/video (A/V) conferencing, including sharing PowerPoint presentations. This support requires a dedicated pool configured to support large meetings and managed in a way that ensures hosting of only a single large meeting at a time.

This section describes how to support large meetings using a dedicated Lync Server 2013 pool. It describes scalability considerations and the implementation requirements for a dedicated pool, including topology, hardware, software, and configuration requirements. It also provides a set of best practice recommendations for supporting large meetings, a summary of the test methods and results of server scalability testing conducted by the Lync Server engineering team, and the answers to frequently asked questions about support for large meetings.

Read more here:

TECHNET: Support for Large Meetings (Lync 2013 On-Premise)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj205090.aspx


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