Tony Redmond

Senior Contributing Editor, Windows IT Pro

Tony Redmond is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and the author of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out (Microsoft Press) and Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability (Microsoft Press, October 2013).

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08/19/2014 - 8:00am

The joy of an impractical 100,000 Exchange 2013 mailbox configuration

Last November, I wrote about some configurations advanced by Hitachi and IBM that appeared to meet the storage needs of 120,000 Exchange 2013....More
08/14/2014 - 8:00am

Rapid development in Office 365 reflects current software engineering practice

The old carefully-paced world of software engineering worked well at a time when everyone accepted that it took time to design, program, test, and....More
08/13/2014 - 3:46am

Update causes Outlook 2013 to fail to open archive mailboxes

I don’t tend to pay much attention to my archive mailbox. It sits there in the list of resources opened by Outlook but I never really feel the....More
08/12/2014 - 7:00am

2TB seems like such a good size for a mailbox database

I am sometimes asked about how large an Exchange mailbox database should be allowed to grow. In an era of ever-swelling mailboxes, it’s a good....More
08/07/2014 - 4:58am

Why an Office 365 update caused the Exchange 2013 HCW to crash

The publication of KB2988229 on July 30 and an accompanying EHLO post provided formal acknowledgement that a problem exists with the Exchange 2013....More
08/05/2014 - 9:00am

Exchange 2007 approaching the end of the line - slowly

Alongside the release of Exchange 2013 CU5 on May 27, Microsoft also issued roll-up update 6 (RU6) for Exchange 2010 SP3. The new update contains no....More
07/31/2014 - 9:00am

Office 365 by the numbers - an ever-increasing trajectory

Last November, I attempted to figure out how many Office 365 paid subscribers Microsoft had signed up on the basis of their reported $1.5 billion....More
07/29/2014 - 8:00am

Yammer - a technology still looking for a solution?

The news that Yammer co-founder David Sacks is leaving Microsoft comes as no surprise. It is the nature of the beast that those who create a....More
07/24/2014 - 8:00am

Lingering entries for long-deleted servers

Another post, another whinge about something that really should be fixed in Exchange 2013....More
07/22/2014 - 8:00am

The changing nature of email NDRs

We’ve all received NDRs, or non-delivery reports, the way that email servers attempt to be friendly to users when informing them that their....More
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