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Run Exchange 2010 Virtualized

One of the key challenges faced by IT Pros when deployoing and managing mailboxes is to find the right balance between server capacity provisioning and reasonable investment price point.

By deploying Exchange 2010 into Hyper-V virtual machines you set the foundation for an effective server and storage resources management by isolating the messaging solution from the underlined hardware.

This scenario presents configuration's options, design decisions and guidance.

Download and Evaluate Exchange Server 2010 with Service Pack 1
Get the bits to get started with Exchange Server 2010 in this guided evaluation.

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1
You’ll also need to download Hyper-V Server R2 with SP1 to complete the steps outlined here.

Exchange 2010 Tested Solution
Read from TechNet Library a whitepaper with an example of how to design, test and validate an Exchange 2010 deployment over Hyper-V for an environment of 500 mailboxes.

Planning for Exchange 2010
Explore a comprehensive list of considerations for Exchange 2010 with TechNet Library’s help.

Exchange 2010 Tested Solutions: 9000 Mailboxes in Two Sites Running Hyper-V
Download Microsoft's whitepaper with examples of Exchange 2010 solutions deployed on hardware offered by some server, storage, and network partners.

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