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Exchange shores up security

Exchange 2003 will go on sale shortly and will have fewer risky options enabled by default. Microsoft is to offer users more security and flexibility with the next version of its Exchange messaging server, which went to manufacturing last week. But although Exchange 2003 is due to ship in August, users will have to wait a month or two longer for the upgrade to its companion client product, Outlook. In compliance with Microsoft’s policy for security by default, the latest Exchange will require administrators to set desired levels of functionality, rather than enabling them in default settings. Exchange 2003 also supports wireless access from PDAs and smartphones, a feature previously provided by Mobile Information Server 2002. Full Story

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