Benefits of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 incorporates refinements to technology behind previous successful versions of Exchange and adds powerful new technologies that combine to deliver a messaging platform capable of driving the business value of your information network dramatically higher. Progent's Microsoft-certified email consultants have the experience and the knowledge to help you maintain your Exchange Server 2007 environment or plan and carry out a migration to a more current version of Exchange.
Innovations incorporated into Exchange 2007 include:
How Progent Can Help You with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
- Access Outlook Email, Voice Mail, Calendar, and Contacts via a Broad Range of Clients
Exchange Server 2007 allows your employees to access their important inbox information from virtually anywhere on any computing device using their desktop, notebook, a browser window from any Internet-connected computer, their mobile handheld, and even a voice telephone when no Internet connectivity is available. Employees enjoy a rich and familiar experience based on Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 functionality. Centralized management and tight security makes anywhere access a valuable feature for organizations of any size from small businesses to enterprises.
- High Email Availability at Low Cost
Data replication capabilities introduced in Exchange Server 2007 offer increased availability more affordably than ever. For budget-conscious smaller businesses, Local Continuous Replication (LCS) delivers database redundancy with fast recovery and reduces the frequency of full tape backups. Exchange's new Cluster Continuous Replication (CLR) technology in combination with Microsoft Cluster Service (MSCS) enables active/passive clusters to provide both email database and Exchange service redundancy without requiring expensive shared storage, even in ultra high-availability scenarios where clusters span geographic locations.
- Enterprise-class Mobile Messaging
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 offers unprecedented scalability, native integration with compatible devices for lower total cost of ownership, and a wealth of device options to suit today’s business needs. Familiar desktop features such as support for rich html, quick flags, sophisticated calendaring, and fast search are available on mobile devices. New features to support mobile messaging include per user device policies, over-the-air search of the remote mailbox from mobile device, ability to set Out of Office from the mobile device, Improved meeting handling such as reply with message or forward, and support for S/MIME.
- Unified Messaging Has Arrived
With new unified messaging in Exchange Server 2007, employees can receive their email, voice mail, and faxes through a single inbox that can be accessed from anywhere. Employees can manage all of their messages in one place just as they manage email today. For example, voice mail can be forwarded or, if the recipient adds text notes to the voice mail, messages can be found using built-in search. Supported IP-PBX systems can directly communicate with the Unified Messaging server. Exchange Unified Messaging includes a speech recognition-enabled auto attendant that can answer phone calls and automate dialing through directory integration with your company's Global Address List.
- Protection from Spam, Viruses, and Phishing Attacks
Exchange Server 2007 provides integrated antivirus, anti-spam, and anti-phishing technologies to stop new threats before they can disrupt your business and employees. Multi-pronged message filtering in the perimeter network is available through the Edge Transport server role. Additionally, Forefront Security for Exchange Server protects Exchange servers from viruses and worms by utilizing multiple antivirus engines simultaneously.
- Simplify Regulatory Compliance
Exchange Server 2007 incorporates features specifically designed to help your business comply with corporate, regulatory, and legal requirements. These features enable you to apply retention rules, scan and act on messages in transport, flexibly journal, and perform rich text searches across mailboxes in your organization. Exchange Server 2007 eases the toll often placed on administrators charged with applying and enforcing compliance policies, while avoiding adverse impact on employees and their productivity.
- More Powerful Outlook Web Access
Outlook Web Access (OWA) 2007 provides a rich, Office Outlook 2007–like experience in a browser and convenient for use at home, at an airport kiosk, at an internet café, a friend or relative's house, or anywhere there is an Internet connection available. no VPN or network tunnel is necessary. OWA enhancements in 2007 include a new Scheduling Assistant to help employees efficiently book meetings, fast server-side search, integrated unified messaging, and new features to access documents and attachments more easily from outside the office. With two-factor authentication support and attachment viewing in html format, OWA also offers enhanced security compared with previous versions.
- New Administration Tools
Exchange Server 2007 helps administrators save time and reduce effort with advanced management tools. A new command line interface gives administrators complete, fine-grained control over Exchange Server 2007 objects as well as the power to easily automate many types of operations with scripts. In addition, the graphical management console has been completely overhauled, with a more intuitive user interface, improved discoverability, and a toolbox work center that integrates diagnostics, monitoring, and troubleshooting tools including Exchange Best Practices Analyzer and the Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant.
- 64-bit Power and Efficiency
The 64-bit hardware and operating system architecture of Exchange Server 2007 supports larger addressable memory and caching, resulting in higher performance and scalability. In addition, Exchange Server 2007 running on 64-bit hardware requires about 75% fewer input/output operations per second than Exchange 2003. This means that for a given level of performance, Exchange Server 2007 requires only a quarter as much disk space, allowing you to add significantly more storage capacity without sacrificing throughput.
Progent's Microsoft-certified messaging experts can help you to manage, monitor, enhance, and troubleshoot your Exchange Server 2007 environment so that it delivers the dependability and functionality your company needs to stay competitive. Progent's Help Desk services, IT Outsourcing support, and Exchange Server hosting provide small businesses with a reliable and affordable solution to the problem of maintaining a state-of-the-art information system. Progent's Cisco-certified engineers can help you build and maintain a robust network infrastructure with high availability and performance. Progent's security consultants can assist you to create and implement a company-wide security plan that includes smart policies and powerful technologies. Progent's certified Cisco Unified Communications Manager/CallManager experts and VoIP phone integration consultants can help you build an IP telephony solution that can take full advantage of unified messaging to maximize the productivity of your in-place and mobile workers. Progent's Microsoft Exchange Hosting Services provide an affordable, reliable, secure, and easy alternative for small businesses to set up and maintain a full-featured implementation of Microsoft Exchange Server.
Progent's 64-bit migration specialists can help you assess the advantages and risks of upgrading to a 64-bit version of Microsoft Exchange Server and can help you plan and implement an efficient 64-bit migration. Progent can also help you with 64-bit upgrades of additional Microsoft Servers such as SQL Server, Windows 2008 Server, and System Center Operations Manager. For your Exchange clients, Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows 7 consultants, Windows 8.1 consultants and Windows 10 migration experts can help you plan and carry out a company-wide migration to the 64-bit versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Progent can also help you to evaluate the business benefits of migrating to Exchange Server 2016 or upgrading to Exchange 2013 from Exchange 2007. In addition, Progent can assist you to develop and execute an affordable upgrade plan that will help you migrate to Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2010 on schedule and within budget.
Contact Progent for Exchange Server 2007 Solutions
If you need help with Exchange Server 2007, call 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.