Incremental Migration Delays Move to Exchange 2000

One of the main reasons companies want Windows 2000 is to get Exchange 2000, the next version of Microsoft's e-mail system and collaboration system. Due in mid-2000, this release is much more scalable and reliable than Exchange 5.5. Unfortunately, Exchange 2000 requires Active Directory; unlike its predecessor, it doesn't have a directory service of its own. Companies can run a mixture of Exchange 5.5 and 2000 servers during a transition period, but Active Directory must be in place before the first Exchange 2000 server fires up.

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