Exchange Track

Exchange Track Sessions – Sponsored by Trend Micro


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Exchange Abstracts


Best High Availability Designs for Exchange 2016. Prabhat Nigam

Exchange 2016 is going to live longer so it should be deployed correctly. A simple misconfiguration can cause performance issue. Similarly, if we do not configure high availability correctly then HA might fail at the time of the requirement. This session will cover every basic design requirement which will configure your deployment in best High Availability.

Improving Team Communication and Collaboration using Microsoft Teams. Adnan Rafique

Office 365 is really build for email (backed by Exchange) collaboration, file sharing, meeting, socializing, so what Microsoft Team adds to Office 365 Portfolio. Join us and discover the latest addition to Office 365, experience with us chatting, file sharing and host meetings with your teams. One of the core pillar of MS Team is Exchange Server and what an Exchange Admin will need to know to manage MS Team.

Improving Team Communication and Collaboration using Microsoft Teams. Kamal Abburi

Get to know the options available with migrations to Office 365. Understand the advantages and the fundamentals of an Exchange Hybrid deployment. This session will help you plan, prepare and deploy an exchange hybrid deployment with ease.


Speaker Bio


Prabhat Nigam

Prabhat Nigam

Prabhat is 3 times Microsoft MVP Award winner. He is MBA in Information Technology and he is working as a Microsoft Architect where he helps in designing, implementing, managing and supporting solutions for private messaging cloud, mergers, collaboration between different messaging software and other migration & deployment projects for the following technologies Office 365, Azure, AWS, Exchange, SQL, ADFS, MFA, FIM, MIM and Directory services. He has worked for all big IT giants either as an employee or contractor where he has led the Global teams. He has started his career as Technical Consultant in Exchange 5.5 with Microsoft PSS and his exchange love never stopped & continued with 2000/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016/O365. At one point in time, he was the only person to support EDS customers when Microsoft had closed all the supports for 5.5 and now for all old legacy Exchange versions.
He blogs at, manages multiple LinkedIn and Facebook Groups. He also Owns MSExchnageGuru YouTube channel where he uploads all his records technical sessions. Don’t forget to check his PowerShell scripts which are making admins life easier. Prabhat can be reached at


Adnan Rafique

Adnan Rafique

Adnan loves helping businesses to adopt IT strategy in the area of messaging and collaboration. His main areas of expertise are Microsoft Exchange Server and Office 365 and anything falls within messaging. He has designed architected and engineered many large-scale solutions which improved over all end-user experience and increased business productivity. He works for a big four as an enterprise collaboration architect, where he delivers technical architecture, perform market research and analysis as well as helps drive strategic technology plans.

He holds a number of certifications, MCSE Messaging Exchange 2016 [Chartered], MCSE 2013, MCSA Office 365, MCITP Ent. Admin, MCTS. He is also Microsoft Certified Trainer MCT and the Graduate Student at Georgetown University doing MS in Technology Management.

He can be reached via twitter @ExchangeITPro
His detailed profile url –

Kamal Abburi

Kamal Abburi

Kamal Abburi is a Premier Field Engineering Manager in Business Productivity for Microsoft based in the New York/New Jersey region supporting customers improve their IT health, empower their IT teams to drive successful deployments, plan for supportability and improve systems availability. He worked in the IT Industry for 18 years on various Microsoft Technologies primarily helping Enterprise customers with digital transformation.

William Kam

2001 – 2011: Technical Product Manager for SMB Products and Director of Technical Marketing for SMB and Consumer Products
Nearly 15 years with Trend Micro, Inc.
For 10+ years, Technical Product Manager for SMB (Worry-Free, Remote Manager) and Consumer Products.
Evangelist for Trend Micro within the SMB Reseller Community.
Developed and Managed the Reseller Training and Certification Programs.
2013 – Present: Director Technical Product Marketing for Enterprise Products and Sr. Benchmark Manager
Manage the Technical Product Marketing organization that develops outbound technical for Customers and Partners such as Performance Report, Sizing Guides, and Product Comparisons.
Manage the relationship and activities for efficacy testing at the Malware Testing Labs: AV-TEST, NSS Labs, AV-Comparatives, Veszprog.
Evangelist for Trend Micro within the SMB Reseller Community.

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