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|Daily Digest: April 15, 2010|| |
|Archiving, E-Discovery, & Compliance|
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This is the second of a short series of bulletins on Exchange public folders. We discuss:
The Problems: User Perspective
Users love public folders. They are usually very simple to create and use. The only user problem is that as public folders grow, they cause response times to lengthen. The response time varies with the Outlook version, but if there are just 5,000 items in public folders, response time is probably acceptable. However, if you have 20,000 items in public folders, Outlook will usually be very slow to start, and may indeed hang when it tries to connect with the public folder hierarchy.
The Problems: IT Perspective
The main problems for IT are:
As a result, many organizations wish to migrate away from public folders. In the next bulletin, we discuss what the options are and the major issues to consider.
... David Ferris and Rita Gurevich - Rita is founder of SPHERE Technology Solutions, a professional services organization that focuses on data management and clean-up initiatives in the Microsoft infrastructure.
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