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5 best practices for VMware admins: Microsoft Exchange on VMware

Author: Scott Lowe, Partner and Co-founder, ActualTech Media
5 best practices for VMware admins: Microsoft Exchange on VMware
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vSphere administrators often avoid virtualizing Microsoft Exchange because they are concerned about the impact this could have on the virtual environment. The good news is that even the largest Exchange environments can be safely and easily virtualized.

Both vSphere and Exchange administrators will benefit from the tips offered here. Read this white paper to find answers to questions, such as:
  • Is it better to have fewer virtual machines that are larger or more numerous virtual machines that are smaller?
  • What tools are available to help ensure that Exchange runs at peak performance levels?
  • Why is it important to avoid over provisioning Exchange servers in a virtual environment?

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About the Author

Scott Lowe is a partner in, and co-founder of, ActualTech Media. Scott has been in the IT field for nearly 20 years, and with 10 of those years filling the CIO role for various organizations. Scott has written thousands of articles and blog posts and regularly contributes to such sites as TechRepublic, Wikibon, VirtualizationSoftware.com and EnterpriseStorageGuide.com.