The UC Architects Episode 12: Special Guest – Greg Taylor of Microsoft

In Episode 12 of The UC Architects I’m lucky enough to be joined by the Exchange Product Team’s own Greg Taylor. On this episode, we talk about the following topics:

  • 00:35:00 Introductions
  • 00:02:20 Greg Taylor introduction, how he got into IT, Exchange, and a day in the life of
  • 00:15:02 Lync now under Skype in the Microsoft organization; Skype vulnerability
  • 00:17:40 New Exchange Update Rollups released
  • 00:20:15 Greg Taylor answers questions
    • Exchange 2010 and 2013 coexistence using SP3
    • Vendor support for Exchange 2013
    • 00:23:00 CAS is essentially stateless, how does that change load balancing requirements in 2013? consequences of “stateless”, (authentication overhead, impact on load)
    • 00:30:45 Do we even need load balancers in 2013? Can’t we just use DNS load balancing?
    • 00:37:05 Kerberos and layer 4 load balancing
    • 00:39:10 Which feature in exchange 2013 is the one he is most proud off?
    • 00:42:10 IO reduction in Exchange 2013
    • 00:44:55 How knowledge requirements for IT pros has changed over each version
    • 00:46:10 How does the end of product life of TMG affect Exchange?
    • 00:58:20 Are there any considerations that hosters need to take when going from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013?
    • 01:01:00 Will it be easier for hosters to build their own version of Office 365? Comparisons to Lotus Notes
  • 01:07:00 Office Web Apps

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