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Architecture and Design for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Build a solid technology foundation for your messaging infrastructure

Organizations have become increasingly dependent on digital communications and find themselves more and more reliant on new communication capabilities. Given the increased complexity and increasing client demands of current messaging systems, the value of expert planning and architecture cannot be understated. CBS understands that for organizations that want to upgrade to a unified communications platform, building the solid architectural foundation required by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 is often beyond their level of expertise. However, with the proper guidance from experienced professionals, these organizations can get the start they need. By planning a solid architecture and design, CBS Consultants can help your organization avoid problems in areas such as anti-virus, spam, security, high service availability, backup and disaster recovery, storage reliability, and unified messaging.

How CBS Can Help
This service offering is for organizations that want to upgrade from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2007 SP1, to support a broader unified communications strategy. There is no substitute for experience, and CBS Consultants can help you ensure that your architecture and design can provide a solid foundation for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.

CBS Consultants has designed this offering using Microsoft best practices, combined with the experience gained from both internal deployments and successful customer engagements. Through this offering, and relying on a proven set of deliverables and methodologies, CBS can help you develop an architecture and design solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, based on an analysis of your business as well as technical and environmental requirements. Our experienced consultants will also help your organization validate the solution in your test environment and participate in the initial pilot migration for a limited number of users.

Dedicated and Determined to Deliver
CBS Consultants is at the forefront of what’s possible with Microsoft technology. We are determined to realize and support your organization’s vision. We deliver solutions that have impact through integrated relationships with you, our partners, and teams across Microsoft.

Benefits
When fully deployed, Exchange Server 2007 can provide a complete messaging solution and a solid foundation for a unified communications strategy. This service offering helps you avoid common problems in areas such as anti-virus, spam, security, high service availability, backup and disaster recovery, storage reliability, and unified messaging. Working side-by-side with CBS Consultants, your technical staff can learn from our experience in implementing Exchange Server 2007, while employing Microsoft best practices. Through detailed architecture and planning guidance using proven deliverables, you can gain the knowledge required to successfully deploy an Exchange Server 2007 infrastructure that is designed to support your current needs and help prepare you to meet your future needs.

Deliverables
The outcome of this engagement will be architecture and a design solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 infrastructure, based on an analysis of your organizational, business, and technical requirements. More specifically, CBS Consultants will analyze and evaluate your current environment to assess its readiness for Exchange Server 2007 and provide recommendations.

The core deliverables to document the outcome include:

  • Vision Scope – To document the business and technical requirements, scope, and conceptual architecture.

  • Exchange Functional Specification – Detailing the architecture and design.

  • Test Lab Design and Plan – Document depicting the required test lab infrastructure for validation and test plan for validating functionality.

CBS Consultants will help build and configure a test lab to validate the solution concept and execute functional and performance testing. This lab will also be used to test migration procedures and practice skills, and provide knowledge transfer for your team. A full scale architecture and design for all solution components will also be developed including general messaging architecture, role-based component architecture design, additional architecture designs, project risk assessment, and analysis.

CBS Consultants will also participate in the production-server pilot phase for the pilot group of up to 10 users.

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