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July in review: The most popular Exchange Server content

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In our monthly feature, we take a look at the most popular pieces of content with our readers in the previous month and recap it for you.

Exchange 2016 continues to be a hot topic, and readers want to learn more about how to deploy the new version of the server. Exchange admins also wanted to learn how to secure servers in different Exchange setups and the best RAID levels to improve storage performance.

Map out an Exchange 2016 installment 

With Exchange 2016 set for RTM by the end of the year, now is the time to prepare for a deployment. There are six areas admins should keep in mind when planning an Exchange 2016 installment, including roles, mailboxes and topology requirements.

The public folder migration feature all admins should know

Organizations planning to move from Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010 to Office 365 may balk at the thought of migrating public folders. While the public folder batch migration feature ease the move of folders to Office 365, some preparation is required.

Architecture recommendations for Exchange 2016 

The Exchange team released the preferred architecture guidelines for Exchange 2016 at Ignite in May. Before companies can deploy the new server version, there are three areas that must be in the design blueprint.

Which RAID option is better for Exchange storage?

While RAID isn’t required for Exchange 2013, choosing the right configuration can help you prevent disk failures. After working out storage issues, admins can choose from RAID 5 or RAID 10 to improve overall performance.

Secure your email servers in any Exchange setup 

Whether your company uses Exchange on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid deployment, there are a number of tasks required to keep the servers secure. This guide will help you learn features and tools to keep your email servers secure in any setup.

What content was most helpful to you last month? Was it something we didn’t include in this list? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @ExchangeTT.