Exchange 2010 Overview

Exchange 2010 Overview

Welcome to the Exchange Server 2010 section of the Exchange TechNet Wiki, your source for guidelines and information written by the community for the community.

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About Exchange Server 2010

Now, more than ever, your organization requires cost-effective and flexible communication tools. With Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 you can achieve new levels of reliability and performance with features that simplify your administration, help protect your communications, and delight your users by meeting their demands for greater mobility.

Microsoft Exchange Server, the cornerstone of Microsoft’s Unified Communications solution, is a flexible and reliable messaging platform that can help you lower your messaging costs, increase productivity with anywhere access to business communications, and safeguard your business with protection and compliance capabilities that help you manage risk.

What's New
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 helps you achieve new levels of reliability and performance by delivering features that simplify your administration, protect your communications, and delight your users by meeting their demands for greater business mobility. With new deployment and storage options, enhanced inbox management capabilities, and e-mail archiving built-in, Exchange Server 2010 SP2 helps you lower costs and enhance business outcomes.

Exchange Server 2010 SP2 includes a host of new features customers will benefit from, including new integrated e-mail archive and discovery functionality, new user features to battle inbox overload, voice mail management enhancements, and improvements that simplify administration. There are also New Features in Exchange Server 2010 and Rights Management Services, which are explained in the linked video on the TechNet Edge site.

For businesses, highlights include:

  • New integrated archiving and discovery capabilities.

  • New unified mailbox resilience model that provides high availability, disaster recovery, and back up capabilities.

  • Ability to easily delegate administration to specialized users, such the help desk or a compliance officer.

  • Comprehensive information protection capabilities—from e-mail moderation to automatic e-mail encryption.

  • The choice to run Exchange on-premises, as a service hosted by Microsoft or as a hybrid of both.

For users, highlights include:

  • A consistent inbox, calendaring, and contacts experience across the PC, browser and phone.

  • Integrated conversation view bringing together information across all folders, inbox and sent and deleted items.

  • Ability to ignore irrelevant conversations with the click of a button.

  • Text preview of voice mail messages in the inbox.

  • New Call Answering Rules to easily create customized voice mail rules, such as call transfer options.

  • Mail Tips to notify users about potential mistakes before they send e-mail.

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