At last week's Microsoft Exchange Connections conference in Las Vegas, Exchange General Manager Kevin Allison gave a keynote entitled "Moving Into the Future with Microsoft Exchange." Before moving forward, Allison took time to apologize for and explain the problems the Exchange team had earlier in the year with updates to Exchange 2010. Personally, I think that was a really good move -- something I think doesn't happen enough in our society, let alone from big corporations.
I won't dwell on what Allison covered in his keynote, mostly because Tony Redmond already wrote about it. However, I did have the chance to sit down with Allison afterward and talk a little more in depth about what's going on in the Exchange development process, what we can expect from the product now that the on-premises development is combined with the cloud version of Exchange Online, and also a few hints about what we might see in the next full-release version of Exchange, currently being called Exchange 15....More