Deploying Applications in New Server Topologies
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Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 supports various server roles including:
Web Conferencing Edge
Audio/Visual Conferencing Edge
Communicator Web Access
Enterprise pool Front End
Enterprise Edition Back-End Database
Third-party applications can be deployed on only the Access Edge Server, Director, Enterprise Pool Front-End, and Office Communications Server Standard Edition servers. Understanding how each new server role functions is essential to both application design and deployment.