Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 brings the latest updates and enhancements in flexible communication tools to your business. Trying to decide whether-or-not to make the upgrade? This buying guide points out the differences between exchange server 2010 vs 2007. With this version comparison guide you’ll be able to see whether the new features in Exchange Server 2010 are just the thing you were looking for or whether you should stick with 2007.
Top Reasons to Try MS Exchange Server 2010
- Increased Flexibility Exchange Server 2010 gives you the flexibility to tailor your deployment based on your unique needs and a simplified way to help keep e-mail continuously available. With Exchange, you can choose from on-premises deployment, delivered as a service by Microsoft or a certified hosting partner, or a seamless mix of both.
- Anywhere Access Exchange Server 2010 helps you get more done in the office or on the go by giving you security enhanced access to all of your communications – e-mail, voice mail, instant messaging, and more – from your office PC and virtually any Web-browser or mobile phone. Exchange Server 2010 also adds new productivity features that can help you and your employees more easily organize their inbox and more effectively prioritize communications.
- Enhanced Security and Reliability Exchange 2010 delivers anti-spam and anti-virus protection to help simplify the job of protecting your company’s communications. Exchange Server 2010 makes it easier to better protect your company’s communications and e-mail through centrally managed information control capabilities and other enhanced security and reliability features that includes the ability to intercept, encrypt, and block harmful e-mail more effectively.
- Reduced deployment cost Exchange Server 2010 helps you reduce costs by addressing common infrastructure requirements such as backup, e-mail archiving, mobile e-mail access, and voice mail with no need for third-party tools.
- Simplified high availability and disaster recovery Exchange Server 2010 introduces a simplified approach to high availability and disaster recovery to help you achieve new levels of reliability and reduce the complexity of delivering business continuity.
- Easier administration and decreased dependence on the help desk Exchange Server 2010 provides new self-service capabilities to help users perform common tasks without calling the help desk.
- Greater mobility and flexible access Exchange Server 2010 offers an enhanced universal inbox experience, which provides your users with access to all of their business communications from a single location.
- Decreased inbox overload and increased productivity Exchange Server 2010 adds new productivity features which help your users organize and prioritize the communications in their inboxes efficiently.
- Transformed voice mail With Exchange Server 2010, users can receive their voice mail messages in their inbox with text preview.
- Simplified compliance Exchange Server 2010 delivers new integrated archiving functionality to help simplify compliance and discovery.
- Safeguards for sensitive information With centrally managed and enforced information protection and control capabilities, Exchange Server 2010 makes it easy to encrypt, control, and moderate your company’s communications.
- Reduced risk of malware and spam Exchange Server 2010 actively helps protect your communications through built-in defenses against junk e-mail and support for an array of third party security products.
Microsoft Exchange 2010 also comes with these great 2007 features
- Exchange Management Console
- Exchange Management Shell
- Unified Messaging
- Performance improvements
- High availability for Mailbox servers
- Messaging Policy and Compliance Features
- Security and Protection
- Extensibility and Programmability