Today Microsoft released a public beta version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is built from the ground up to work on-premises and as an online service. Exchange Server 2010 introduces a new integrated E-mail archive and features to help reduce costs and improve the user experience. Exchange Server 2010 will become available in the second half of 2009. Microsoft Office 2010 and related products will enter technical preview in the third quarter of 2009 and become available in the first half of 2010.
Exchange 2010 introduces an integrated E-Mail archive. The new solution makes it easier to store and query E-Mail across the organization using the Exchange software that organizations already know and use. Microsoft exchange server 2010 newly added features enables users to have more control over their communication
- MailTips: Warn users before they commit an e-mail faux pas such as sending mail to large distribution groups, to recipients who are out of the office or to recipients outside the organization, helping protect against information leaks and reduce unnecessary e-mail messages.
- Voice Mail Preview. See text previews of voice mail directly in Outlook.
- Ignore Conversation. This e-mail “mute button” allows people to remove themselves from an irrelevant e-mail string, reducing unwanted e-mail and runaway reply-all threads.
- Conversation View. Combine related e-mail messages in a single conversation to reduce inbox clutter.
- Call Answering Rules. Create customized “Press 1 for …” call-routing menus with Exchange voice mail.
- Consistent Experience. Use Outlook on the PC, a mobile phone or a browser for the same experience with enhancements in Outlook Mobile and Outlook Web Access.
Download public beta of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 from here http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/2010