Solved

Compelling reason for upgrading to Exchange Server 2013

Posted on 2013-05-21
4
351 Views
Last Modified: 2013-10-18
Can anyone here please share your experience and suggestion what is the benefits of migrating or upgrading the Exchange Server 2007 into Exchange Server 2013 ?
0
Comment
4 Comments
 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:Dhanukadam
Dhanukadam earned 100 total points
ID: 39184434
0
 
LVL 63

Accepted Solution

by:
Simon Butler (Sembee) earned 400 total points
ID: 39190185
2007 and 2013? You can probably take the reasons for going to 2010 and apply them to 2013.
Without knowing about the environment it is impossible to answer.

For example, if you have a complex CCR with 1500 users then I would say the increased density of mailboxex per server would be interest, along with the DAG functionality.

If you have a high number of remote workers using OWA, then the OWA improvements are worth it.

For 2013 specific, modern public folders and the web administration are the main reasons for most people, as well as the storage performnce improvements.

The major downside though is the lack of third party support - still.

Simon.
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:Senior IT System Engineer
ID: 39190736
Thanks Sembee,

So I guess from financial point of view the benefits is not that big leap from 2007 into 2013, we are medium shop with 300 users mailbox.
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
Disabling the Directory Sync Service Account in Office 365 will stop directory synchronization from working.
The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability groups. The components of this video include: 1. Automatic Failover 2. Failover Clustering 3. Active Manager
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question