Achieve a robust, highly available Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 environment in a cost-effective manner that minimizes complexity. If you are part of a larger organization that prioritizes simplicity and ease of management, the Dell Simple Distributed Model reflects your needs. By leveraging the high-availability and disaster-recovery features native to Exchange Server 2010 — in particular, all-in-one server and storage "bricks" — it cost-effectively delivers performance and high availability.

The example configurations described in this manual, each with its own architecture diagram, reflect varying sizes, requirements and hardware choices. They can be used as a blueprint or example for organizations whose requirements are similar.