Exchange 2010 Beta 1 - Review

With Exchange 2010, Microsoft’s going to take Exchange, a stalwart of messaging in both large enterprises and small business, to both cheap hard drive storage and to the cloud. The former’s achieved by reducing the input/output operations per second (IOPS) required by about 70 per cent over Exchange 2007 and the latter by supporting mixed deployments […]

With Exchange 2010, Microsoft’s going to take Exchange, a stalwart of messaging in both large enterprises and small business, to both cheap hard drive storage and to the cloud. The former’s achieved by reducing the input/output operations per second (IOPS) required by about 70 per cent over Exchange 2007 and the latter by supporting mixed deployments — some mailboxes in the cloud, some on the company's servers. There’re also a host of other improvements; Role Based Access Control (RBAC), New storage paradigm comes a flexible High Availability (HA) model, web-based interface of Exchange, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Exchange 2010 reduces the IOPS by a further 70 per cent over Exchange 2007 and a total of 90 per cent over Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010 replaces the CCR and SCR models for log shipping in Exchange 2007 with a single model — the Data Availability Group (DAG).

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