This section provides planning information on the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 services that are included in the example solution deployment.

The services are:

  • E-mail Messaging- The e-mail functionality of Client Access Server and Mailbox server in Exchange Server 2007. New features like OWA enhancement and ActiveSync in Exchange Server 2007 SP1 are introduced.
  • Mailbox Server Role Improvements- Exchange Server 2007 SP1 also introduces new Import-Mailbox cmdlet to import mailbox data from a .pst file to a mailbox.
  • Web Based OAB Distribution- Hosted Messaging & Collaboration version 4.5 supports Outlook 2007 clients download their Offline Address Book (OAB) via a web based distribution point published on a Client Access Server.
  • Antivirus/Anti-Spam- By using several new message security features that are found in Exchange Server 2007, tight integration with other software products such as Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server, and antivirus and anti-spam applications from Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services, you can greatly enhance the security for your Exchange 2007 environment.
  • Monitoring for Hosted Exchange- Integrated System Center Operations Manager support provides platform-wide monitoring and reporting.
  • Hosted Mobile Messaging (Microsoft ActiveSync)- This is a new service that replaces and enhances functions found in the earlier Microsoft Outlook Mobile Access service.
  • Unified Messaging- The telephony functionality found in Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging is new to the Exchange product line. Its introduction combines multiple messaging infrastructures into a single messaging infrastructure.
  • Provision Hosted Exchange- The provisioning tools in hosted Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 services.