Deploying Office Communicator at Microsoft

Microsoft IT showcase has released this white paper

Deploying Office Live Communications Server 2005 and Office Communicator 2005 at Microsoft
Detailed discussion of how Microsoft IT deployed Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 and Office Communicator 2005 to provide its employees with a real-time communications and instant messaging solution. The Microsoft installation of Live Communications Server 2005 is redundant, scalable, highly available, capable of operating across multiple forests, and provides encrypted communication with contacts outside the corporate firewall. Office Live Communicator is the enterprise client that supports public IM connectivity, spam over IM control, PC-based call control, and connectivity with Voice over IP and private branch exchange (PBX) networks.

Useful tips if you’re planning a deployment yourself…