Running Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 in a Virtualized Topology

This whitepaper defines the supported topologies and provides best practice recommendations for running Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and SQL Server™ 2008 in a Windows Hyper-V environment or other hypervisor technologies.
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      Office Communications Server 2007 R2 can be deployed onto Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, or onto any virtualization solution that is a certified partner through the Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP) certified partners for the following workloads:
      • Presence
      • IM (including conferencing, remote access, federation, and Public IM Connectivity)
      • Group Chat

      This whitepaper:
      • Identifies which server roles are supported in a virtualized environment
      • Provides guidance for scaling users and workloads in a virtualized environment

      This document describes the results of a series of configurations that were run in a Hyper-V environment to validate that Office Communications Server on Hyper-V provides stable performance and scalability for production use.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

      This download works with the following Office applications:
      • Word 2007
      • Word 2000, 2002, or 2003 together with the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
      • Word Viewer 2007
    • To download a file
          Click the Download button to the right of the file name and save the file to your hard disk.

      To remove a file
          Delete the file from the directory to which you saved it.
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