Microsoft Exchange 2010 Considerations

With the Microsoft Exchange 2010 release coming soon, Intermedia commissioned two white papers from industry research firms in order to provide additional tools to the marketplace regarding Exchange 2010 and in particular, hosted Exchange 2010. The below is the second in a series of excerpts from the white paper, “An Overview of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010” by The Radicati Group, Inc. – available on Intermedia’s web site.  

Why Businesses Should Consider Upgrading to Microsoft Exchange 2010

Businesses should have few concerns about upgrading to Microsoft Exchange 2010. Microsoft Exchange 2010 is a top-of-the-line messaging and collaboration suite that features new and cutting-edge technology. In particular, businesses should consider upgrading to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 for the following reasons:

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 enhances the experience of business users on the go, offering them multiple ways of accessing their inbox, from any web browser using Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA), or mobile device using Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) or Microsoft Outlook Voice Access (OVA).
  • Archiving and retention introduced in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 gives IT administrators greater control over historical email records, necessary for compliance with government rules and regulations.
  • For the first time, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 was developed with built-in hosted capabilities, allowing service providers to offer a reliable Microsoft Hosted Exchange service to subscribers. Also, enhanced high availability and disaster recovery features minimize of unplanned downtime, ensuring that businesses will have continual access to their email accounts.

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