best topology for my exchange 2013


       we have company with 5 branches with number of employees up to 300 .We need to use exchange 2013 and we need suggested topology for the exchange sever and associated servers required to be with it like antivirus,antispam,monitor,backup and rely server.Would you be please us to choose the optimum topology to our case?
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
As we don't know your entire topology, we are only going to be able to make general suggestions.

We don't know what network equipment you have in place, connections to your branch offices, etc.

For your setup a good starting place would be.

1.  2 CAS machines
2.  1 MBX server
3.  Exchange Online Protection
4.  Any good backup software...Symantec should be fine.

As for the optimum....that is going to have to be your decision because we simply cannot know your entire environment from a 4 line question.

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you should use below config:

2 cas servers
2 Mailbox servers - High availabiltiy
Antispam for incoming and outgoing emails - Symantec message gateway
Backup - Avamar Backup - provide granular backup solution
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