Enter to win one of 15 copies of the book "Exchange Server 2007 How-To: Real Solutions for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Administrators"

Microsoft Subnet sponsors a monthly giveaway from publisher Pearson Education in conjunction with hosting a one-month guest blog from the author. In February we are giving away 15 copies of the book "Exchange Server 2007 How-To: Real Solutions for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Administrators" to 15 people who can supply the correct answer to an easy trivia question (hint: the answer can be found somewhere on the Microsoft Subnet page on NetworkWorld.com). Deadline for entries: February 28, 2009.

Microsoft Subnet's publishing partner, Pearson Education, is giving away 15 copies of the book Exchange Server 2007 How-To: Real Solutions for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Administrators by J. Peter Bruzzese to 15 readers who can supply the correct answer to the easy trivia question below (hint: the answer can be found somewhere on the Microsoft Subnet page on Networkworld.com). 

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Question to win:  Exchange 2007 has more than one management interface. It has the Exchange Management Console (EMC), which is the GUI console, shown in Figure 1.1 of the sample chapter. What is the second management interface? (Hint: It is named in the second paragraph and shown in Figure 1.2. Plus, the answer can be found in the "Giveaways and Contests" section on Microsoft Subnet.)

How to enter to win: E-mail the correct answer to the trivia question by February 28, 2009 to Microsoft Subnet editor Julie Bort at jbort@nww.com. Please put these words in the e-mail subject field "February book contest" and double check that the e-mail includes the answer to the question, your name, title, a U.S. mailing address and your daytime telephone number. Your entry will be submitted into a drawing for the 15 winners. (Full competition rules below.)

About the book: Need fast, reliable, easy-to-implement solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007? This book delivers exactly what you’re looking for. You’ll find tested, step-by-step procedures for everything from planning deployment and infrastructure through installing, configuring, managing, and securing Exchange in your production environment. Completely up-to-date, this book reflects Exchange Server 2007’s newest features, including the significant enhancements introduced with Service Pack 1.

Competition rules:

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2. Network World, Inc., will begin accepting e-mail entries on the day each Author Expert book giveaway question is described on Microsoft Subnet. One entry per individual, per book.

3. To enter by e-mail, participants must respond to the Author Expert book giveaway question by midnight, February 28, 2009 (PT), along with a name, e-mail address, daytime telephone number and a U.S. mailing address to Julie Bort, Network World Microsoft subnet editor (jbort@nww.com). No entries will be acknowledged or returned, and all entries become the property of Network World. Network World is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete or misdirected entries. All such entries will be disqualified.

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6. PRIZE: Fifteen winners will win one copy each of the book title named above.

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