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Preparing for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. Tony Redmond Vice President and CTO Compaq Global Services. Agenda. Windows 2000 is different So is Exchange 2000…. How Compaq is preparing Looking forward to the rest of the day. Windows 2000. Is different to anything we’ve seen before.

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Preparing for microsoft exchange 2000 server

Preparing for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server

Tony Redmond

Vice President and CTO

Compaq Global Services


Agenda

Agenda

  • Windows 2000 is different

  • So is Exchange 2000….

  • How Compaq is preparing

  • Looking forward to the rest of the day


Windows 2000

Windows 2000

Is different to anything we’ve seen before

Is much more scalable and robust

than Windows NT

Is a platform for datacenter-type systems

Will address the sins of the past


The difference in scope

The Difference in Scope

  • Windows NT

    • Designed in 1990-93

    • Essentially a workgroup-focused file and print share O/S

    • Stressed by enterprise applications

  • Windows 2000

    • Reflects the challenge of the 21st century

    • Manageability, scalability, security

    • Designed as the platform for enterprise applications


What can you do to prepare for windows 2000

What can you do to prepare for Windows 2000?

  • Acquire knowledge

  • Plan before you deploy

  • Consider building a new infrastructure rather than migrating from the old

  • Deploy a solid core first, then applications

  • Simplify, don’t complicate


Two different worlds two different e mail servers

Two Different Worlds, Two Different E-Mail servers

Exchange 2000

Exchange 5.5

Designed in 1993-95

Lots of different email systems

X.400 and X.500

Single CPU, small memory, tiny disks…

Single MAPI “Capone” client

Roll your own management

Designed in 1997-99

Messaging is down to the “Big 3”

Internet Protocols

Four-way clusters and high-speed CPUs and disks

Wide range of clients

Management framework


The top 10 things we ve learnt about exchange 2000

The Top 10 Things We’ve Learnt about Exchange 2000

  • DNS is key to successful Active Directory deployments

  • Active Directory replication does not work the same way as the DS

  • GC placement is vital

  • The new management model takes time to master

  • Third party products may be a gating factor to your deployment


The top 10 things we ve learnt about exchange 20001

The Top 10 Things We’ve Learnt about Exchange 2000

  • Exchange 2000 is a great cluster application, if you take the time

  • Don’t go wild with Store partitioning

  • Systems can be much larger than before, with the right hardware and operational procedures

  • Outlook Web Access is now a serious contender

  • Migration to Exchange 2000 takes longer than you think!


How compaq is preparing

How Compaq is preparing

  • Our own internal Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 deployment

    • Steadily rolling out around the world

  • QTEST – the “sandbox” deployment

    • Learning from errors

  • Great training

  • Working with customers around the world


Exchange 2000 at compaq

Exchange 2000 at Compaq


Moving forward

Moving Forward

  • Learn as much as you can from MEC

  • Visit www.compaq.com/ActiveAnswers

  • Read a few books!

  • Ask your local Compaq Global Services office to help


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