Shark Tank is a Computerworld opinion column discusses real-world experiences in IT.  Usually, they have a humorous bent -- gallows humor, reflecting on projects that didn't go as planned, or missed commitments, or whatever.
This particular column discusses an Exchange 5.5 to 2000 upgrade that led to a less reliable system, with more downtime, a migration project that went over budget both with the consultant and with Microsoft, and an end result that still had the same problems as Exchange 5.5.  From the way I read it, it seems like they missed the most critical thing -- they seem to need the Enterprise Edition of Exchange, not the Standard Edition, which is still, amazingly, limited to just 16 Gigabytes of storage.  16 GB!  That's the size of the hard disk in my laptop.
Link: Is there an echo in here? >
(with thanks to Wild Bill)

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