In DetailMicrosoft Exchange 2013 is the most widely used messaging platform in the world. Learning how to deploy it in a highly available manner is as fascinating and challenging as it is crucial for every organization.This practical hands-on guide will provide you with a number of clear scenarios and examples that will explain the mechanics behind the working of Exchange Server High Availability 2013 and how maximum availability and resilience can be achieved through it. For most organizations around the world, e-mail is their top mission-critical service. Throughout nearly 20 years of Exchange development, Microsoft has been improving the Exchange platform, making it more user-friendly and reliable with each release. From Windows clusters, to Cluster continuous replication and database availability groups, the progress of Exchange in terms of availability and resilience is extraordinary.Throughout this book, you will go through all the roles, components, and features that should be considered when addressing high availability. You will go through how to achieve high availability for the Client Access and Mailbox server roles, what's new in load balancing, site resilience, the new public folders, and much more.You will learn to successfully design, configure, and maintain a highly available Exchange 2013 environment by going through different examples and real-world scenarios, saving you and your company time and money, and eliminating errors.ApproachThis book is a hands-on practical guide that provides the reader with a number of clear scenarios and examples, making it easier to understand and apply the new concepts. Each chapter can be used as a reference, or it can be read from beginning to end, allowing consultants/administrators to build a solid and highly available Exchange 2013 environment.Who this book is forIf you are a messaging professional who wants to learn to design a highly available Exchange 2013 environment, this book is for you. Although not a definite requirement, practical experience with Exchange 2010 is expected, without being a subject matter expert.