Michael B. Smith is a well-known author and consultant in the Exchange Server and Active Directory arenas. His most recent book is Monitoring Exchange Server 2007 with System Center Operations Manager 2007, published in February 2009. You can contact Michael via e-mail at michael@TheEssentialExchange.com and read his blog at http://TheEssentialExchange.com.
Exchange 2010 now has more features to assist System Admistrators with Compliance, but are these features sufficient? Are they easy to use? Michael Smith gives a roundup of these new features, and points out where are useful, and where they fall short of providing a complete solution to the compliance task… Read more
With an Exchange Server, how do you measure performance? How, in particular do you do about measuring your disk subsystem's performance? Whereas the CPU Usage and Memory usage are both easy to measure, the measurement of disk performance is often described as a 'black art'. In fact it isn't so difficult, as Michael Smith explains… Read more