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Planning for Growth

When choosing hardware for servers, consider future needs and choose servers that can be easily expanded. As the number of users and connectors in a site grows, you can reconfigure the existing hardware rather than add more servers. There are several ways to make the most of existing server hardware for Microsoft Exchange Server:

By planning ahead, you can choose hardware that can be easily upgraded. If you identify a bottleneck after installation, you can upgrade rather than purchase a new server or change the site layout.