Sun StorageTek 5320 NAS Appliance Storage Solution for 3000 Mailboxes in Microsoft Exchange 2007

Ryan Pratt, November 2007


This document describes a Microsoft Exchange primary storage solution using the Sun StorageTek 5320 NAS Appliance. The targeted number of users in this environment is 3000.

The Sun StorageTek 5320 NAS Appliance provides a great performance/price ratio in a Microsoft Exchange environment, and it also serves the needs of any NFS, CIFS, file, print, or iSCSI attached application.

For more details, see the list of contents below.

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For Exchange 2007 best practices on storage design, please visit Exchange 2007 Planning Storage Configurations.

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  • Introduction
    • About the Program
    • Disclaimer
  • Solution Description
    • RAID Module LUNs
    • Volumes
    • iSCSI LUNs
    • Tested Configuration
    • Targeted Customer Profile
    • Tested Deployment
  • Best Practices
  • Contact for Additional Information
  • Test Result Summary
    • Reliability
    • Primary Storage Performance
  • Conclusion
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