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We need a new Exchange server desperately, but don't know if we should wait for 2013 or if 2010 is good enough?

I work for a company that is currently running Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Exchange 2003 for their email server.  Our other two servers were recently upgraded to Windows Server 2008 R2.  We are switching to iPhones and our Exchange server is very quickly running out of space and getting pretty old.  I want desperately to wait until Exchange 2013 is released, but since it is so urgent, I want to know if it is really worth the wait?  Or should we just go with 2010?
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Exhcnage 2010 is good and surely will last for few more years and stable so can go or if you want wait for about 12 months for Exchange 2013 to be stable

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I use 2010, I am very satisfied from all aspects, I would recommend it over 2013 because I guess you do want to deploy soon and 2013 will not have enough information for troubleshooting or at all on the web if you encounter any issues  during or after installations..
How many users are you talking about?

Office 365 is a very reasonable alternative to buying, migrating and configuring your own Exchange server.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/all-plans.aspx

Alan
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Thanks for the info.  Does anyone know if Exchange 2010 will run on Windows Server 2012? Or if it is even advised to do so?
Once SP3 for Exchange 2010 has been released it will.
Would you recommend sticking with 2008 R2?
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Thanks so much for the info.
Have you considered Office 365 (as per my earlier suggestion) as an alternative?
Thanks again to everyone.  Very helpful info.