Paul Robichaux

Paul Robichaux is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro, author, consultant and Chief Technology Officer for ENow Software, specializing in Exchange and Office 365, and an 11-time Microsoft Exchange Server MVP. He is the author of several books, most recently Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Clients, Connectivity, and UM (Microsoft Press). Paul is on Twitter at @paulrobichaux, and he blogs at paulrobichaux.wordpress.com.

Articles
Getting the Most from Exchange 2010 

Exchange 2010 is both comfortingly familiar and surprisingly different. If you’re used to Exchange 2003, you’ll find a wealth of new features and technologies to give you better performance, reliability, and robustness. If you’ve already deployed Exchange 2007, you’ll find that 2010 makes it easier to host large mailboxes and use virtualization.

Managing Exchange ActiveSync Policies in Exchange 2010
Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) policies give you control over how devices and users access EAS. The EAS protocol itself is only part of the complete mobile-device access story for Exchange
What’s New in Exchange 2013 Archiving and eDiscovery
In this paper, Exchange MVP Paul Robichaux discusses the new features in Exchange 2013, how they fit into Microsoft’s compliance and discovery strategy, and how they fit into business requirements for compliance and discovery.
iOS and Windows Phone: Let the Games Begin 6
Both iOS 5 and Windows Phone 7.5 provide a solid mobile email experience on today's powerful, high-resolution devices. Get the details of each OS's capabilities in this review.
A Quick Look at Exchange Forensics
What exactly is Exchange forensics? See 3 lessons learned from one situation involving an unusual spike in outbound network traffic.
Exchange Server and Complexity: Less is Better 5
The real killer of complexity with Microsoft Exchange Server isn't what Microsoft puts in the product; it's what we do with the product after we deploy it.
Bring Your Own Device: IBM's 'Struggle' Part of a Long Tradition 4
Companies might struggle with the BYOD phenomenon, but it's really just an evolution in IT similar to employees accessing corporate networks from their home computers.
Will Exchange 15 Require an AD Version Update? 2
Exchange 15 could require an Active Directory upgrade, but unless there's a technical reason to require it, Microsoft could be hurting itself to require one.
Major Changes in Exchange 2013 

Every new version of Exchange brings changes, and Exchange 2013 is no exception. This event will help equip you to upgrade to Exchange 2013 by examining the most critical changes Microsoft has made in the new version, including the new division of labor between the mailbox and CAS roles, the introduction of PowerShell 3.0, and a rethinking of how Microsoft believes customers should provide perimeter security and message hygiene for Exchange.

Virtualization for Exchange Server Training 1
Virtualized Microsoft Exchange Server systems provide a perfect opportunity for personal training in a test bed environment or full production replica.
Contest Kickoff: Worst Software in the Exchange World 1
What's the worst experience you've had with third-party software for Microsoft Exchange Server? It could be the winner of a contest no one wants to win.
MEC Brings Back Exchange Community
Microsoft announced it's bringing back the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC), which will be a boost to the Exchange Server community.
The CalCheck Tool for Microsoft Outlook
This free tool helps you discover errors with Microsoft Outlook calendar items that can create a range of problems for your Exchange Server environment.
Use TLS with SMTP to Secure Your Email 1
Email transmission over SMTP is inherently insecure, but with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, you can enable TLS with SMTP to encrypt messages during transport.
You Must Be Crazy: News from the Messaging World 1
Stories from the Microsoft Exchange Server world about Research in Motion's change in leadership, IBM's messaging announcements at Lotusphere, and more make you wonder if the world's gone crazy.
Comments
What does it take to succeed in IT in the era of Cloud?
March 15, 2016

That's a good point-- in the end, though, "private cloud" is just another way of saying "running services on someone else's computers". I think most of the same skill...

Microsoft Outlook for Mac
November 7, 2014

PSTs are funny. Microsoft is in a tough position because two different sets of customers-- end users and admins-- are making conflicting demands about PST support. The format...

Exchange Server 2013 SP1: What's New
March 18, 2014

Excellent. Glad to hear that SP1 is getting out there.

Managing Exchange ActiveSync Device Access
December 24, 2013

Kevin, not really. Once you establish the sync partnership, Exchange expects to be able to use it to sync. Most EAS clients (including the ones in iOS and Windows Phone) let...

Will Exchange 15 Require an AD Version Update?
May 16, 2012
Mike, thanks for that-- it's a perspective I hadn't considered. I suspect the Exchange team wouldn't say that they thought only of themselves; rather, they made the (...
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