Effective communication is vital in any business setting.
This critical role has lead to innovation of diverse tools to enhance communication. The emergence of Exchange Server 2007 has enabled progressive performance in most businesses. Exchange Server 2007 incorporates all of the fundamental messaging functions shared by all messaging systems. It has a spectacular potential to store and transport email and the ability to simplify email access to all users in an organization. With its explicit features compared to its predecessor Exchange Server 2003, this version is technically superior and more secure.
To demystify the features behind Exchange Server 2007 functionality, below are the benefits of this Microsoft product.
The Client Access Server (CAS) is one of the greatest Exchange Server 2007 tools. This feature eases mail accessibility by the users. Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI), Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), Outlook Web Access (OWA), Remote Procedure Call over HTTP (RPC-HTTP), and Post Office Protocol (POP) are other Exchange Server 2007 amazing functionalities. All these features are inherently integrated with CAS to improve the Exchange Server 2007 user experience. Other benefits to the clients include: super Active Sync, Outlook Anywhere incorporating: (Auto-Discover, Offline Address Book, Unified Messaging Web Service) and Direct SharePoint Access.
Some of the benefits enjoyed by the administrators from Exchange Server 2007 include: simplified and efficient set up that is intelligent and fast, Common Business Logic (powered by Powershell Engine) for administrative tools, Exchange Management Console (EMC), Exchange Management Shell (EMS), Exchange Setup, non dependence on public folders and Administrative Groups management free.
Some of the exciting features of Exchange Server 2007 include:
- Built-in Security
Exchange Server 2007 has excellent built-in features that have optimal capacity to address security needs for an e-mail messaging system. This keeps all sensitive business information secure from external and internal threats. Access and information distribution is limited to authorized end-users.
- Auto-discover Functionality
Auto-discover is a web service which is incorporated with Exchange Server 2007 to enable the clients to access mailboxes. It mechanically sets up accounts in Outlook profiles enabling quick access. In addition, Auto-discover decides on which Client Access Server is used by remote clients with respect to their location.
- Active Directory
Exchange Server 2007 does not require routing group creation to control mail flow. It is built on Active Directory site topology.
- Message Conversion
Exchange Server 2007 Hub Transport server formats and encodes messages with regard to the sender and recipients of the messages. This is done precisely and systematically with great accuracy.
- Exchange Management Console
Exchange Management Console (ESM) is a replacement for Exchange System Manager (ESM). Its function is to bring together all Exchange management functions into one graphical interface. This eliminates ESM interchange with Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) in executing Exchange management roles.