Chapter 7

Exchange 2013 Hybrid Coexistence with Office 365

Exchange hybrid is the term used when an Exchange organization running in a customer or partner datacenter is connected to Microsoft Office 365. This configuration provides an extremely rich coexistence feature set that allows mailboxes to be hosted on-premises or in Office 365 while the end-user experience remains virtually the same.

This chapter discusses why you may want to evaluate Exchange hybrid, design considerations of this configuration, and tips from real-world deployments to help ensure that your Exchange hybrid project is a success.

What Is Exchange Hybrid?

Before we discuss Exchange hybrid, we should briefly touch on Office 365. Office 365 provides cloud-based versions of ...

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