Microsoft Exchange Server has been a crucial technological breakthrough in advanced corporate communication systems. Companies who utilize an enterprise-class email server like Exchange believe that email is mission critical, and value the productivity it enables. But an in-house migration to Exchange 2007 from an earlier version of Exchange or another email program will not be an easy task. Complexity, time and cost issues loom large over the IT department and are causing IT directors to search for an alternative solution.
This paper addresses the many Exchange, SQL Server, and SharePoint implementations running on inefficient storage infrastructures, limiting scalability and complicating what should be fairly simple storage management tasks.
Forrester white paper that examines ROI that enterprises may realize by adopting FlexPod for business-critical application workloads such as Oracle databases and Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint Server for communications & collaboration.
Amazon Web Services has a long history of successfully supporting Microsoft workloads, with hundreds of thousands of customers across a wide variety of industries running their Microsoft workloads on AWS. Customers have successfully deployed virtually every Microsoft application available on the AWS Cloud, including (but not limited to) Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft Skype for Business, Microsoft Dynamics products, and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. This guide covers the benefits of moving Microsoft workloads to the Cloud and how to get started.
Microsoft® Exchange® Server is the undisputed industry leader in corporate messaging. With the release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, not only does Exchange continue to provide rich, effi cient access to e-mail, calendars, attachments, contacts, and more, but Exchange Server 2007 adds some exciting infrastructure and performance improvements as well. F5’s comprehensive Application Ready infrastructure for Exchange Server 2007 allows organizations to easily provide additional performance, security and availability, to ensure maximum ROI with the minimum amount of work.
This white paper is focused on the design and architecture of an OCS 2007 environment in an HP BladeSystem infrastructure. The document outlines a building block approach to deploying OCS on the HP BladeSystem and focuses on how the design decisions around levels of availability, scalability, and the OCS 2007 feature set impact the hardware that is deployed and the version of OCS that is used. The white paper also covers a brief overview of the Microsoft Unified Communications framework including Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and Office Communications Server 2007 and an overview of the HP BladeSystem architecture and how the HP BladeSystem can help lower the total cost of ownership (TCO).
Regardless of industry or geographic location, business information is exploding on a massive scale—affecting primary, secondary, and archival storage systems. The sheer quantity of data being amassed is outpacing organizations' ability to keep tabs on it, maintain corporate compliance, meet strict government regulation, and even simply house it in a useful format that can provide invaluable history and knowledge. Learn more today.
What are your peers doing in terms of virtualizing Exchange? This 2008 Computerworld Research study explores initiatives surrounding virtualizing Microsoft Exchange. It analyzes Exchange 2007 migration and upgrade plans, the many drivers behind virtualizing Exchange, the challenges faced when virtualizing Exchange, the current status of virtualized server environments, and more.
This paper compares the Research In Motion BlackBerry solution (BlackBerry mobile devices and BlackBerry Enterprise Server) with the Microsoft® mobile solution (Microsoft Windows Mobile® and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 with Microsoft ActiveSync® technology) by analyzing features of the user experience and the administrator experience.
It should come as no surprise that eliminating end user and application downtime, through the use of availability and disaster recovery technologies, comes in at the very top of many IT agendas. Find out more. Download now
Read about the simplicity of architecting a robust infrastructure with Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 R2 Hyper-VT in a virtual environment with NetApp® storage, to provide the ability to maintain HA for both the computing and storage resources between the primary and secondary sites and complete disaster recovery in the event of the loss of a whole site.
Today’s business requirements—such as security, disaster recovery, and mobility—are more extensive than ever before. To meet these requirements, Microsoft® Exchange has extended its reach beyond simple e-mail to increase user productivity and keep information close at hand, while being flexible enough to meet your organization’s administrative model.
New Belgium Brewing, a Colorado-based craft brewery with origins in the Belgian style of ale making, has grown steadily from a home-based operation to a thriving company with distributors across the western United States. The company was using a Novell-based networking and e-mail system, which it found increasingly challenging to integrate with its business and IT applications from other vendors.
Expedia is the world's leading online travel company, providing business and leisure travelers with tools and information to easily research, plan, book, and experience travel. As the company’s early rapid growth stabilized, its IT department sought ways to help employees become more productive and collaborate more effectively across long distances. To meet this goal, the department deployed Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007.
Lifetime Products manufactures tables, chairs, and basketball equipment for customers in more than 50 countries. Its employees in the United States and China depend on messaging technologies to stay connected to customers and the office. To improve productivity, Lifetime deployed Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging. Employees can access their e-mail, voice-mail, and fax messages in their inboxes—while at work, at home, or on the road.
This paper discusses how consolidating your Microsoft® SQL Server®, Exchange, and SharePoint® Server data along with your Windows® files using NetApp® storage for Windows environments reduces the cost of physical storage as well as ongoing management costs in Windows environments.
This planning and implementation guide discusses planning topics, architectural considerations, and configuration steps relevant before and after launching the necessary AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) to run a high-availability and site-resilient Exchange architecture.
This white paper discusses Windows high availability, with a focus on business drivers and benefits. Cost and real-world benefits are considered the two most important elements in choosing the right high availability solution.