This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to configure and manage a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 messaging environment. This course will teach you how to configure Exchange Server 2013, and it will provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you optimize your Exchange Server deployment. For delegates looking to upgrade an existing Exchange 2010 infrastructure to Exchange 2013, we recommend attendance at our course www.qa.com/QAEXCH13U Target Audience: This course is intended for people aspiring to be enterprise-level messaging administrators. Others who may take this course include IT generalists and help desk professionals who want to learn about Exchange Server 2013. People coming into the course are expected to have at least 3 years of experience working in the IT field—typically in the areas of network administration, help desk, or system administration. Students are expected to have experience with Exchange Server 2013 or with previous versions of Exchange Server. In addition, this course is intended as preparation material for IT professionals who are looking to take the exam 70-342: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Advanced Solutions, as a stand-alone, or as part of the requirement for the MCSE: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 certification. Please note this course is not suitable for those wishing to learn about Exchange Online as part of an Office 365 deployment, where we recommend our course Administering an Exchange Online (www.qa.com/QAAEXOE). In addition, please note this course is not suitable for delegates wishing to learn how to deploy a Hybrid Exchange Environment (On-Premise and Exchange Online integrated). Delegates wanting to have hands on exposure to planning and deploying a Exchange Hybrid Environment should attend the QA Deploying a Exchange Hybrid Environment course: QADEXHE (www.qa.com/QADEXHE).