Michael Sampson: Perhaps Microsoft Doesn’t Need a Roadmap for Exchange

Microsoft doesn’t have a roadmap for its email and calendaring server, Exchange, even though it is one of the two leading products that deliver email capabilities within the enterprise market globally. I have written previously that Microsoft is wrong not to have one, have said as much in consulting sessions with enterprise clients, and a string of recent articles have commented on Microsoft’s lack in this area. All of this has resulted in a great volume of silence from Redmond, which has led me to question whether Microsoft actually needs a roadmap for Exchange Server at this time. This piece explains my current thinking, and I invite you to share your thoughts and perspectives below ….

What Do You Think?
Does Microsoft need a roadmap for Exchange Server? Why? Please leave a comment below, or email me at michael.sampson@shared-spaces.com.

[Via Shared Spaces Research & Consulting]

Be sure to check out the whole message. I don’t agree with all of Michael’s points. I left a comment on his blog.