Microsoft Exchange Server is calendaring software, a mail server and contact manager developed by Microsoft. It is a server program that runs on Windows Server and is part of the Microsoft Servers line of products.
New and Improved Features in Microsoft Exchange
Security and Data Loss Prevention Microsoft Exchange connects users, but it also protects an organization’s communication. Microsoft claims to offer customized options regarding individual organizations’ compliance requirements. Exchange also now comes with anti-malware protection.
Data Loss Prevention text analysis capabilities allow Exchange to present users with customizable Policy Tips, which signal policy violations as content is authored.
Flexible Migration to the Cloud Exchange Online was designed for organizations that want to get the benefits of cloud-based email with the robust capabilities of an on-premises Exchange deployment.
Voice Mail Integration Microsoft Exchange also streamlines voice mail into the email inbox (a text version and the regular audio).
Lower Costs and Less Management Microsoft asserts that users will experience lower costs with Microsoft Exchange, due to improvements which increase mailbox size per user and ready the service for modern computerhardware. In particular, the Exchange Administration Center (EAC) provides clarity and eases delegation.
Surge Deflection in Microsoft Exchange now offers additional peace of mind. The service intuitively postpones non-priority work so users remain productive.
Compliance with eDiscovery the new eDiscovery Center is a one-stop data center for Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint, which all eases compliance woes.
Public Folders Say goodbye to arduous email threads with public folders in the new Microsoft Exchange (offline or online versions). Discussions can be stored, indexed, and searched.
Better People Search, Social Contact Syncing, and Calendar Contact cards can be synced with your user’s contacts from social sites (only LinkedIn during early stages).
Apps from Office Marketplace in the New Microsoft Exchange Apps for Microsoft Office are available for both the Outlook application and OWA. Administrators can monitor which apps are allowed for each end user. Again, control is the focus for this newest version of Microsoft Office Exchange.