stuart at male-edgar.org
Thu May 5 08:54:06 WST 2011
Open Exchange is cheaper
products, not sure how the capabilities compare
On 5 May 2011 07:53, Leon Wright <techman83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think SBS is around $1200 oem, which includes 5 cals. Definitely
> limitations in the product, I think in relation to number of mail stores and
> mail store size.
> Exhcange Standard (OS + $1100) is around $1150 + $100 per user, not
> forgetting you need a sever cal per user at around $50 a piece. Limited to 4
> mail stores (unlimited size, but the bigger the store, the longer things
> take when they go wrong). Maybe more limitations, I'm not 100% aware of
> Exchange Enterprise (OS + $1100) around $6500 + $70 per user + Server CAL
> All adds up pretty quickly. The bigger it gets, the harder it is to manage.
> It unnecessarily soaks up more of our time managing it than any other
> product we maintain.
> DRM 'manages access' in the same way that jail 'manages freedom.'
> # cat /dev/mem | strings | grep -i cats
> Damn, my RAM is full of cats... MEOW!!
> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 9:54 PM, Brad Campbell <brad at fnarfbargle.com>wrote:
>> I've no idea what exchange costs to buy, but everyone I know that runs it
>> reckons its damn expensive to keep running.
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