today's business environment, success requires a powerful infrastructure for
creating, storing, and sharing information, as well as tools for acting on that
information with speed and intelligence.
Curious about the benefits of upgrading to Exchange 2003? Exchange 2003
offers IT managers and information workers advances in system performance and
productivity that make the decision to upgrade as easy as counting to 10.
||Immediate increase in user productivity. Improvements in the next
version of Microsoft Office Outlook® and Outlook Web Access offer:
- Faster e-mail
access and an intuitive user interface.
- Greatly improved
Outlook and Outlook Web Access performance that enables high productivity
for mobile workers connecting over slow, latent, inconsistent network
connections such as General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), 1xRTT, and
- Secure Internet
access from Outlook that reduces the need for a virtual private network (VPN)
connection when used with Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 and that enables
single-URL access for Outlook, Outlook Web Access, and mobile devices.
||Increased productivity for IT staff. Administrators can save time
and increase productivity with:
administration for Exchange and infrastructure through Active Directory®
online snapshot and backup of Exchange databases and storage groups with
Windows Server 2003 Volume Shadow Copy service and Exchange 2003.
- Single mailbox
||Faster, easier migrations and deployment. Exchange 2003 makes
upgrading easier with:
- More checks to
ensure that your earlier environments have been correctly prepared before
native Exchange Server 5.5 upgrades.
- Active Directory
Connector Wizard that automatically creates connection agreements between
Exchange 5.5 and Active Directory.
- Public folder
migration and new administration tools.
||Reduced cost. Exchange 2003 offers better server consolidation
with more mailboxes per server for Exchange 5.5 users as well as:
performance between Outlook clients and Exchange 2003 increases
productivity and enables Exchange mailbox server consolidation scenarios.
- Support for
four-node and eight-node clusters when used with Windows Server 2003,
performance on replication traffic when used with Windows Server 2003.
||Enhanced security. To uphold the tenets of the Microsoft
Trustworthy Computing initiative, Exchange 2003 and Windows Server 2003
share the goal to be secure by design, secure by default, and secure in
deployment. Exchange 2003 protects your messaging environment better with:
- Improved junk
mail controls that provide support for real-time blacklists and help to
- S/MIME support
and automatic logoff after inactivity in Outlook Web Access.
||Increased server availability and reliability. Get improved
virtual memory management and support for four-node and eight-node
clustering with Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition. Speed mailbox
recovery and improve support with:
- Improvements in
the Exchange System Manager tools.
- Mailbox Recovery
- Recovery Storage
||Improved manageability increases server availability. Proactively
manage, monitor, and troubleshoot with Microsoft Operations Manager Exchange
Management Pack and get:
Microsoft Knowledge Base.
- Updates for rules
and Knowledge Base.
||Anytime, anywhere access. Step into the age of the wall-less
- Built-in remote
synchronization support for
Windows-powered mobile devices
such as Pocket PC, Pocket PC Phone Edition, and Microsoft Windows®–powered
- xHTML (WAP 2.x),
cHTML, and HTML browser-based devices and mobile devices that can securely
browse Exchange 2003 mailboxes.
- Ubiquitous client
access using a single URL for all external client types such as Outlook,
Outlook Web Access, and mobile devices.
- Information on
your Pocket PC that is always up-to-date.
||Capitalize on existing technology and infrastructure. Stay within
your budget because Exchange 2003 can:
- Co-exist with
Microsoft Windows NT®, Windows 2000, Exchange 5.5, and Exchange 2000.
- Run on either
Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) or Windows Server 2003.
- Connect and share
information with other directories by using Microsoft Metadirectory
Services and Active Directory directory service.
||Collaborative application development. Enable line-of-business
applications and other programs to securely access Exchange data and to
provide integrated workflow scenarios and Web services.
With Microsoft Exchange, youll receive the following benefits:
- Enhanced Platform for Messaging & Collaboration
- Web Storage System Collaboration & Applications
- Anytime, Anywhere Communication
For more information on the the Microsoft Exchange
2003 software solution, simply click on the link below:
Microsoft Exchange 2003