How do you name "resource mailboxs" and "distribution groups" to make "Address Book" look neat??

Exchange Server 2010, 55 users, 1 location.

Here are my thoughts
For resource mailboxes, they can be "zBoardroom", "zLaptop", "zProjector"
For distribution groups, they can be "yHR", "yOffice", "ySales", "yOperations"
In this way, they will show up at the very bottom on the address book so the users can easily locate them.

Does the above naming convention make sense to you? What is your way? I believe there must be some better ways than mine.

Many Thanks!
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imkotteesSenior Messaging EngineerCommented:

I would say just leave as it is. Let all list out under GAL.

Users can click on drop down list and choose "all groups", "all rooms" & etc., if they want.

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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Naming convention is key for any IT environment. If not managed properly. It becomes a mess in long run and difficult to maintain. Secondly, it depends on company to company, how you want to name it. Let take example for Security Group.

Group Type-Country-Application


AAG: Application Access Group. - Group Type
NA: For North America
Finally Application name.

For Room mailbox or equipment etc. Physical location is very important. Like Building-Floor-A or B Wing etc. Finally Room Number.

You need to do little planning. Labeling play key role for projectors or devices.

Let me know, if you  need more help.
David AtkinTechnical DirectorCommented:
Personally we don't bother with a prefix for Resource Mailboxes or Distribution Groups.  Education the users on such things can be more hassle than its worth in most cases.

We would just leave it as standard names for these.  
I.e. Info Distribution Group
Admin Distribution Group
Meeting Room

If you do have multiple meeting rooms etc then we would put in the locations as well.  I.e.  Meeting Room - Ground Floor

As long as its descriptive enough for the users to find the right one then it should be ok.
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