Chapter 4

Virtualizing Exchange Server 2013

Virtualization started as a technique for making better use of mainframe computer resources, but in the last decade it has made the jump to servers in the datacenter. While some organizations dabbled with virtualizing Exchange Server 2003 and 2007, Exchange Server virtualization matured with Exchange Server 2010. In this chapter, we will discuss virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Evaluate the possible virtualization impacts
  • Evaluate the existing Exchange environment
  • Determine which roles to virtualize

Virtualization Overview

It is important to be clear what kind of virtualization is under discussion. The modern datacenter offers a number of virtualization ...

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