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Best way to upgrade to Exchange 2010

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Hello,

I'm planning migrate to from exchange 2003 entreprise to exchange 2010 entreprise.

Current server is on Windows 2003 and have around 30-40 mailboxes total around 400gb of data.

What will be the best way to migrate all these to a vm Windows 2008 server with Exchange 2010?
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Do you need the enterprise edition of Exchange?
You can have upto 5 databases with the standard edition with 2010 and they are unlimited in size.

My guide here will also help you with the migration: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/A_2881-Migrate-Small-Business-Server-2003-to-Exchange-2010-and-Windows-2008-R2.html

It's for SBS but the process is identical.
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by:Hendrik Wiese
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You can just setup your Server 2008 VM's and the follow the following guides to do the migration:

Upgrade Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010
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Thank you guys. Very helpful tips.
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