This course teaches IT professionals how to plan, deploy, configure, and administer a Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 solution. Students will learn how to deploy a multi-site and highly available Skype for Business infrastructure that supports instant messaging, conferencing, persistent chat, archiving, and monitoring. Students will also learn how to manage, maintain, and troubleshoot issues in the infrastructure. This course focuses primarily on the on-premises deployment of Skype for Business, but does include information on how to integrate the on-premises deployment with Skype for Business Online as well as how to migrate from previous versions of Lync Server. This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-334.
This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for the Skype for Business deployment in their organizations. Experience with previous versions of Lync Server is beneficial but not required to take this course. Students should be proficient with Active Directory Domain Services, data networks, and telecommunications standards and components that support the configuration of Skype for Business. Students should also be familiar with Exchange Server and Office 365.
Also, IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-334A: Core Solutions of Skype for Business 2015, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Communications certification will take this course as preparation material.
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch. Course is subject to minimum enrollment. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if minimum enrollment is not met. Note: This course is eligible for Microsoft SATVs.
In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
Minimum of two years of experience administering Windows Server, including Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012
Minimum of two years of experience working with Active Directory
Minimum of two years of experience working with name resolution, including DNS
Experience working with certificates, including PKI certificates
Experience working with Windows PowerShell
Understanding of data networks and telecommunications standards and components