Exchange 2000 Certification on Windows 2000 Datacenter Maximizes Server Uptime And Scales Way, Way Out

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Microsoft Corp.

    REDMOND, Wash., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:   MSFT)
 today announced that Microsoft(R) Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server is now
 certified on the Windows(R) 2000 Datacenter Server, providing Exchange
 customers with the highest levels of availability and scalability.
     (Photo:  NewsCom:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO )
     Following trends in server deployments at both large enterprises and
 application service providers (ASPs), customers are demanding server
 consolidation, and with advancements made in storage technology, they are
 configuring servers to hold vast amounts of data. Exchange 2000 Enterprise
 Server running on Windows 2000 Datacenter Server will provide customers with
 configuration options to maximize server uptime when system failures occur,
 minimizing impact to users and businesses. Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server can
 be installed and run on any Windows 2000 Datacenter hardware configuration,
 including platforms using up to 32 processors. Windows 2000 Datacenter support
 for Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server will be available with Exchange 2000
 Service Pack 1, due to be available midcalendar year 2001.
     Datacenter support is obtainable from Windows 2000 Datacenter partners,
 including Compaq Computer Corp., Dell Computer Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM
 Corp. and Unisys Corp., that have passed the Microsoft Hardware Compatibility
 Test running Datacenter. By providing Datacenter support on specific hardware
 platforms, these partners are able to provide the highest level of support and
 guaranteed uptime. In addition, by working with Windows Datacenter partners,
 customers can receive benefits such as technical and strategic consulting
 offered by professionals with application and design experience. Datacenter
 offers customers a powerful and scalable alternative to more expensive
 proprietary solutions.
     Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services
 and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company
 offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people
 through great software -- any time, any place and on any device.
     NOTE:  Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or
 trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries.
 The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
     For more information on Exchange 2000 Server:  Visit
 http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/.
     For more information on Windows 2000 Datacenter Server:  Visit
 http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/guide/datacenter/overview/default.asp.
 
 

SOURCE Microsoft Corp.
    REDMOND, Wash., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:   MSFT)
 today announced that Microsoft(R) Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server is now
 certified on the Windows(R) 2000 Datacenter Server, providing Exchange
 customers with the highest levels of availability and scalability.
     (Photo:  NewsCom:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO )
     Following trends in server deployments at both large enterprises and
 application service providers (ASPs), customers are demanding server
 consolidation, and with advancements made in storage technology, they are
 configuring servers to hold vast amounts of data. Exchange 2000 Enterprise
 Server running on Windows 2000 Datacenter Server will provide customers with
 configuration options to maximize server uptime when system failures occur,
 minimizing impact to users and businesses. Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server can
 be installed and run on any Windows 2000 Datacenter hardware configuration,
 including platforms using up to 32 processors. Windows 2000 Datacenter support
 for Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server will be available with Exchange 2000
 Service Pack 1, due to be available midcalendar year 2001.
     Datacenter support is obtainable from Windows 2000 Datacenter partners,
 including Compaq Computer Corp., Dell Computer Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM
 Corp. and Unisys Corp., that have passed the Microsoft Hardware Compatibility
 Test running Datacenter. By providing Datacenter support on specific hardware
 platforms, these partners are able to provide the highest level of support and
 guaranteed uptime. In addition, by working with Windows Datacenter partners,
 customers can receive benefits such as technical and strategic consulting
 offered by professionals with application and design experience. Datacenter
 offers customers a powerful and scalable alternative to more expensive
 proprietary solutions.
     Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services
 and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company
 offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people
 through great software -- any time, any place and on any device.
     NOTE:  Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or
 trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries.
 The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
     For more information on Exchange 2000 Server:  Visit
 http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/.
     For more information on Windows 2000 Datacenter Server:  Visit
 http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/guide/datacenter/overview/default.asp.
 
 SOURCE  Microsoft Corp.

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