HP to release the HP E5000 Exchange Appliances – What are the offerings and why do you need them?

This week HP have announced their Exchange-in-a-box appliance solution for building Exchange mailbox servers. I was lucky enough to see one of these back in December under NDA and find this an interesting proposition (I only saw the new hardware itself – anything in this post is from publicly available information). The HP solution takes…

Why you should consider using Exchange 2010’s archiving features instead of just large mailboxes

Beginning with Exchange 2010, the ability to give users a Personal Archive hosted within Exchange was brought into the core product. Previously users would rely on either PST files held locally or copied to a network share, or by using a third party product like Symantec Enterprise Vault, which with software add-ons and a third…

Welcome to my Tech Blog

Hello and welcome to my tech blog! This blog is aimed at bringing you news, hints, tips and scripts to make your life as an Exchange, Ad or VMware administrator easier and to get to grips with new or unusual features. A little about me – I work at a University in the UK in…