The modern business world is getting more complex, not less; email in turn evolves to keep up. As an Exchange Server administrator or implementer, you need to know more about a wider variety of topics without losing your core competency in Exchange Server.
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You've probably heard the old proverb that “every cloud has a silver lining.” It can be a comfort to know that good can usually be found during even the worst occasions. When a mailbox database server's RAID controller goes bad and corrupts the drive array containing the executive mailboxes, you have the opportunity to validate your backup strategy and demonstrate that it works perfectly under pressure.
However, the unacknowledged corollary is Murphy's Law: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Every feature, functionality, and component that is added to a messaging infrastructure increases complexity and the number of potential failures. If you think for a moment about the spread of email and how it has changed from a luxury to a utility, you can see that electronic messaging administrators ...