How Does Exchange 2010 Impact Storage?

Last week I had to opportunity to setup Exchange 2010, which is currently in beta.  Microsoft had a great story about the improvements with Exchange 2007, particularly around storage and IO.  Although I was not a big fan of role-based implementations, this type of setup has allowed for great scalability and also has made some components of Exchange viable candidates for virtualization. Exchange 2010 uses some cool new technologies like PowerShell v2 and Windows Remote

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Storage Center Command Set Makes Automation a Snap!

This week we announced the availability of the Storage Center Command Set for Windows PowerShell as a free download for Compellent customers. PowerShell is the powerful, new scripting interface from Microsoft with support for Windows Server 2008 (including Hyper-V), Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows Vista.  We’ve integrated PowerShell automation with our Command Set scripting shell. From Command Set, IT pros can  automate administration tasks on the Windows platforms for their Compellent Storage Center.

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