Microsoft released IPD Guide for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 with SP1, which takes the IT architect through a step-by-step process for successfully designing an Exchange 2010 infrastructure. This guide will help organizations make informed decisions about the design of fault tolerance and scalability so that their overall requirements are met. It can help you reduce planning time and costs, and ensure a successful rollout of Exchange 2010 – helping your organization to more quickly benefit from this flexible and reliable messaging platform.
The guide covers these key steps in the Exchange 2010 infrastructure design process:
- Defining the project scope by identifying your individual business and IT requirements for a messaging infrastructure
- Mapping features and functionality based on the defined scope to develop the appropriate Exchange 2010 design
- Designing infrastructure and role requirements for proposed Exchange 2010 architecture
- Determining the sizing, fault tolerance, and physical placement of Exchange 2010 roles.