UM and hypervisor-based clustering now supported when virtualizing Exchange 2010

Some great news announced by the product team today: The Unified Messaging server role is now supported in a virtualized environment. Combining Exchange 2010 high availability solutions (database availability groups (DAGs)) with hypervisor-based clustering, high availability, or migration solutions that will move or automatically failover mailbox servers that are members of a DAG between clustered…

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Can I virtualize Exchange Server 2010 and be supported?

I was asked this by a university in Southern California. The answer is yes. Microsoft supports Exchange Server 2010 in production on hardware virtualization software only when all the following conditions are true:       The hardware virtualization software is running: Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V technology Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V technology…

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OCS 2007 R2 Virtualization announcement

Today, we announce OCS 2007 R2 virtualization support for certain OCS 2007 R2 roles. This includes our own Hyper-V technology as well as other SVVP certified virtualization technologies. I know a lot of schools have been waiting for this since they want to reduce HW footprints, etc.   What OCS R2 functionality is supported on…

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I want to deploy Exchange Server 2007 on Hyper-V. What works?

  I found this useful TechNote on support boundaries for Exchange 2007 running on Hyper-V:   Terms You  Should Know: Hypervisor— a layer of software sitting just  the hardware and beneath one or more operating systems Root—the physical machine that runs the hardware virtualization software Guest—a virtual machine that is running as a child machine…

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