Retailer iFloor moves Microsoft Exchange virtual

Kevin Sonney and his colleagues at iFloor are going virtual with any environment they can, so when it came to Microsoft Exchange, Sonney was intrigued by the prospects but not the fact that Microsoft doesn't support the implementation.So Sonney, IT director for retailer iFloor, did the next best thing. He contracted with a service provider […]

Kevin Sonney and his colleagues at iFloor are going virtual with any environment they can, so when it came to Microsoft Exchange, Sonney was intrigued by the prospects but not the fact that Microsoft doesn't support the implementation.

So Sonney, IT director for retailer iFloor, did the next best thing. He contracted with a service provider to take on the support issue and now he is moving full steam ahead.

Sonney is using managed services from Azaleos to run Exchange 2007 within his VMware environment. All the software runs on premise, his data is stored locally and Azaleos manages the installation. The company monitors both the host and guest environments and offers disaster-recovery options from its offices in Seattle.

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Microsoft, Microsoft Exchnage, Exchange Server, Virtualization, iFloor, Retailer