Client/server messaging product from Microsoft, launched after a prolonged beta-testing in April 1996. Originally described as a Notes Killer, turned out to be Microsoft Mail in new clothing. Runs only on Windows NT/200x Server. Despite those facts, it was caught in the late 1990s rush by organizations to standardize on a Microsoft Office and Windows NT 4.0 desktop. Exchange Server seemed the logical choice as a backend to Office’s Outlook. After all, it was made by the same company.
According to Microsoft, Exchange Server, a messaging and collaboration server, is software that runs on a Windows server and enables you to send and receive electronic mail and other forms of interactive communication through computer networks.
Microsoft application used for group communications including e-mail, schedules, tasks etc.
a back end server for Outlook, Entourage, and Windows Mobile which is the OS on your phone
Microsoft Exchange Server A messaging and collaboration server, providing workgroup and Internet email, shared contact management and shared calendaring services.
A Microsoft® messaging system including mail server, email client and groupware applications (such as shared calendars).
The Exchange servers are the systems used to store, send and receive e-mail at SPU. Student e-mail boxes use Exchange2, Faculty and Staff use Exchange1 and Exchange3 is used to communicate off-campus. However, if an SPU user inputs "mailhub.spu.edu" for the mail server, the user's computer will automatically configure to the correct server.
Exchange Server is an Internet-compliant messaging system that runs under Windows and can Exchange email clients such as Outlook, Apple Mail, entourage, etc.
A product by Microsoft that provides client server mail facilities for corporate use. It has many configurable settings allowing every possible type of connectivity between computers and networks you can think of allowing the sending and receiving mail. This makes it ideal for Corporates with large single or multiple sites to manage e-mail communication easily. See also Microsoft, Client/Server, Networks, Internet, POP3 and SMTP.