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Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange and SharePoint

Forefront Server as an integrated process inside Exchange and SharePoint is a good thing. These are the two locations where there is a vast amount of incoming data and where it would be a disaster should any malware or virus get uploaded.

Verdict

Forefront Server as an integrated process inside Exchange and SharePoint is a good thing. These are the two locations where there is a vast amount of incoming data and where it would be a disaster should any malware or virus get uploaded. Unfortunately, deploying this as a point solution with no real integration and months before the management pack ships suggests either desperation to be seen doing something or a lack of thought.

32-bit Trial
X86 architecture-based computer

64-bit Trial
x64 architecture-based computer with:

Intel Xeon or Intel Pentium Family processor that supports Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (Intel EM64T)1 or

AMD Opteron or AMD Athlon 64 processor that supports AMD64 platform

Operating System
Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Memory
512MB of available memory (1GB recommended)

Hard Disk
300MB of available disk space

Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

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