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Exchange Server / ESXi / Other Guests

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I am looking to do a migration of my companies network.  I was planning to virtualize Exchange, but am wondering how many guests can run along side it on a standalone ESXi box with DAS storage.

We have roughly 50 users connecting to Exchange plus some users phones.  The server is a DL380 G7, with 2 E5640 Xeon processors and roughly a terabyte of DAS storage in a RAID 5 config.

There are 4 nics, one dedicated for Exchange.  I know it is a tough question to answer but wondering if any one else runs Exchange in a similar fashion and what other guests you have running along side it.  I'm afraid if I put other guests on the box it could create issues.  Currently there is only 1 other guest, a DC.


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