IBM® System Storage™ DS3524 and System x3650 M3 server “No-Touch” 3,000 Mailbox Resiliency Exchange 2010 Solution
Document Author: Additional Author(s):
Roland Mueller, Scott Partington
Systems and Technology Group
DS3500; IBM System Storage; IBM System x
Abstract: This document outlines a “No Touch” entry to mid-range IBM System Storage™ DS3524, using Dynamic Disk Pooling (DDP) technology, and IBM System x3650 system solution for Microsoft Exchange Server, based on the Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) – Storage program*. For any questions or comments regarding the contents of this document, see Contact for Additional Information
*The ESRP – Storage program was developed by Microsoft Corporation to provide a common storage testing framework for vendors to provide information on its storage solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server software. For more details on the Microsoft ESRP – Storage program, please click http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/ff182054
This solution utilizes Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency with Database Availability Groups (DAGs). The design includes a single DAG, with 2 servers.
This document describes a small to medium size Exchange 2010 solution for 3,000 mailboxes on the IBM System Storage DS3524 storage system and System x3650 M3 servers.
IBM System x Family; IBM System Storage
Windows Server 2008
IBM System x3650 M3 IBM System Storage DS3524 "No touch" Microsoft Exchange 2010 ESRP 3000 mailboxes
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