Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server unites users with knowledge anytime, anywhere. Exchange 2000 Server is designed to meet the messaging and collaboration needs of small organizations, large distributed enterprises, and everything in between. Exchange 2000 Server is seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system.
Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server has the following features:
- Active Directory Integration. Use Microsoft Windows 2000 Active Directory to create a single management point for messaging systems.
- Internet Information Services (IIS) Integration. Tight IIS integration means high performance Internet mail and browser access to Exchange 2000 Server using Microsoft Outlook .
- Windows 2000 Security Integration. Integration with the Windows 2000 security means one security model serves both Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 Server.
- Storage Groups. Manage a group of storage databases from a single administrative point. In addition, multiple storage groups and databases can provide an unlimited message store for users and data.
- Clustering. Clustering Exchange 2000 Server computers enables fail-over, improved availability, and load balancing.
- Distributed Services. Deliver scalability to tens of millions of users by storing subsystems on multiple servers.
- Fault-Tolerant Message Routing. Enhanced routing guarantees message delivery even when servers and network links are down.
- Administration. Integration with the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) provides a single point of administration. In addition, administration based on policies permits changes across mailboxes, servers, and folders in a single operation. A new monitoring infrastructure tracks usage and availability through a simple, filterable view of the system.
- Unified Messaging Platform. Use any device to access a single inbox containing e-mail, voice-mail, fax, and page messages.
- Extended Messaging Services. Additional services include instant messaging and chat services.
- Multiple Client Access. Use Outlook 2000 or Outlook Web Access to access e-mail, scheduling, contacts, and collaborative information.
- Data, Audio and Video Conferencing. Share applications, files, and participate in audio and video discussions and conferences. Track events and control access to conferences.
- Development Platform. Use Exchange 2000 Server to automate many types of workflow processes. Create applications that use OLE DB and ADO, and deliver structured data to the desktop via XML and HTTP. Use Web Forms to provide a powerful method for embedding Web applications with business logic, messages, and events.