Tony Redmond

Senior Contributing Editor, Windows IT Pro

Tony Redmond is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro. His latest books are Office 365 for Exchange Professionals (eBook, May 2015) and Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability (Microsoft Press, October 2013).


Posts by Tony Redmond

Lots of Exchange on-premises updates to install

Microsoft launched Exchange 2016 on October 1, 2015. Five-and-a-half months later Exchange 2016 has its first cumulative update (CU1) along with a....More

Exchange 4.0 cleared to fly 20 years ago today

I awoke this morning to a note from Iain McDonald to remind me that it was twenty years ago today that Microsoft approved the release of build 837 of....More

The @ legacy of Ray Tomlinson

I was sad to learn of the death of Ray Tomlinson on March 5. For those who don’t know, Ray was the engineer who figured out how to send email....More

The downside of being a filer and other reasons why Outlook's cached limits might bite you

One of the points I made in “How Exchange’s Recover Deleted Items option could be improved” is that it would be nice if Exchange....More

Exchange mailbox anchoring runs into stormy waters

When Microsoft announced that Exchange 2013 CU11 and Exchange 2016 CU12 would implement a “mailbox anchoring”, a new way of connecting....More

How many ways can Outlook archive an item?

In January, I spoke with Javier Soltero, the new General Manager of the Outlook development group, about his plans, hopes, and aspirations for....More

Dynamic Office 365 Groups might come with a big cost

The law of unintended consequences erupted in full force after Microsoft announced their joy at being able to deliver dynamic Office 365 Groups in....More

In praise of the humble archive mailbox

A recent Microsoft blog lauded the wonders of online archives, specifically of the type made available in on-premises Exchange and Exchange Online (....More

How Microsoft’s focus on low-cost storage impacts the Exchange market

Following my post on “The story of Exchange IOPS” outlining the journey of Exchange from being an I/O hog to something far less demanding....More

The story of Exchange IOPS: How a crusade to make Exchange less of a storage hog enabled a successful cloud service

The history of software is littered with examples of grand strategic changes that never amounted to much when implemented. The crusade to reduce the....More

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