Tuesday, August 16, 2005

New Webcast: Best practices for Exchange 2003 Server and Storage Sizing

Successful Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 deployments depend upon
properly sizing and configuring the server environment and storage
subsystem. Understanding the technical constraints and business needs
are critical to providing a configuration which will offer
performance at the service levels demanded by the organization.

At this webcast, learn about best practices for the Microsoft
Exchange 2003 environment and applying them to known performance data
that are useful for setting up proper server and storage deployments
and averting issues caused by incorrect sizing and configuration.
You'll hear about a 6-step methodology for performance planning.

TITLE: Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server and Storage Sizing
WHEN: August 23, 2005 at 2:00 PM EDT (1800 GMT)
SPEAKER: Steve Tramack, Sr. Engineering Manager, HP Solution

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At this webcast, hear about this 6-step methodology for performance
planning which includes:

1.Know thyself/gather data
2.Develop your own benchmarks
3.Establish baselines
4.Identify bottlenecks
5.Balance your resources
6.Proactively monitor

The webcast provides rules of thumb related to the key sizing
resources (CPU, memory, I/O and network) for sizing Exchange 2003
back-end servers, and identifies available tools and resources from
HP and Microsoft for planning a successful messaging environment.

Pre-register today:

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institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT
infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and
imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended April 30,
2005, HP revenue totaled $83.3 billion. More information about HP
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Steve Tramack
Sr. Engineering Manager, HP Solution Alliances

Steve Tramack is a senior engineering manager in the Microsoft
Solutions engineering organization within HP. Steve's team is
responsible for Microsoft Exchange performance and scalability, as
well as sizing and planning tool development. Steve has been with HP,
by way of Compaq and Digital, for 9 years, has authored several white
papers on Exchange performance and configuration, and is a frequent
speaker at the HP Microsoft Exchange Academy, HP World, Tech Ed,
Comdex and other customer technical events.

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