Addressing Threats at Your Internet Boundary for Office Communications Server 2007 R2

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 will reach end of support on January 9, 2018. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.

The ability to communicate over the Internet with external employees, partners, and customers is clearly desirable. At the same time, your network is most vulnerable along its Internet boundary. Safeguarding that boundary is the single most important and effective step you can take maximizing the overall security of your Office Communications Server network. This section describes the safeguards provided by Office Communications Server for various types of communications across the corporate firewall. It also includes recommended best practices for safeguarding your perimeter network.