Now Updated: Microsoft Exchange Server on VMware vSphere Best Practices Guide

Microsoft Exchange Server is one of the mission critical applications most commonly virtualized on the vSphere platform. As customers become more comfortable and familiar with virtualization in general and the VMware vSphere virtualization platform in particular, they become more confident, enough to virtualize their Exchange Server environments. To help customers achieve success as they begin to virtualize their Microsoft Exchange Server infrastructure, VMware provides guidance and recommendations for designing, configuring and managing the infrastructure.

The Microsoft_Exchange_Server_2016_on_VMware_vSphere_Best_Practices_Guide contains VMware’s official prescriptive guidance and recommended practices for successfully running Microsoft Exchange Server on the VMware vSphere platform.

This updated version of the guide covers all the important considerations for successfully running Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 on VMware vSphere 6.x. It is intended to help customers, partners and other technical professionals understand the considerations for designing and configuring the VMware vSphere infrastructure to optimally support their Exchange Server environment. It builds on existing considerations and introduces newer ones necessitated by the architectural and technological changes in Exchange Server 2016 and vSphere 6. This Guide provides detailed explanations of the various configuration options available on both vSphere and Exchange Server, and helps the customer make the best informed configuration decision. The Guide provides references to VMware and third-party links which we strongly encourage the reader to consult for better understanding of the topics discussed.

We present technical guidance for avoiding common pitfalls, addressing common objections and concerns and ensuring that customers’ efforts result in a scalable, highly-available, resilient and optimally-performing Exchange Server infrastructure at lower monetary, administrative and operational costs.

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