Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Infrastructure Design
A Service-Oriented Approach
By David W. Tschanz
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: July 2008
Pages: 426

Meeting the Messaging Needs of Your Business

As a systems administrator, you're expected to respond to thetechnical requirements of your organization while trying to fitthem into its overall business goals. Few IT professionals have thecombination of skills needed to pull it off. This unique bookbridges that gap. It takes you beyond the routine administrationtasks and teaches you how to plan and launch an Exchange Server2007 enterprise solution that fully integrates the needs of the ITstaff, end users, and business managers alike. You'll learn how toassess the enterprise's vital messaging needs and management'sexpected return on investment (ROI), how to build an effectiveinfrastructure plan to meet those goals, and finally, how topresent your business case, win plan approval, and startimplementation.

With pages of clear-cut explanations, case studies, andreal-world scenarios, this hands-on guide walks you through everyphase, from planning to development to deployment, while offeringstrategic and practical techniques you'll find valuable throughoutyour professional career.

  • Understand the basic tenets of service-oriented architecture(SOA)

  • Assess your current Exchange infrastructure and capacities

  • Examine management's business goals and forecast for futuregrowth

  • Plan the right infrastructure, including deployment, compliance,anti-spam and anti-virus, security, and mail archiving

  • Explore and establish Exchange Server 2007 server roles,including Edge Transport, Unified Messaging, ActiveSync®, POP3and IMAP4, Outlook® Web Access, and more

  • Outline objectives, determine resources, set timelines, andcreate functional documentation for your solutions andprocesses

  • Present your business case to decision-makers, including costanalysis, expected benefits, and criteria for determiningsuccess

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