At ACE IT Solutions, our clients are always seeking cost-effective and effective communication tools that provide a reliable messaging platform. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, the cornerstone of the Microsoft Unified Communications solution, has long been a key choice of organizations to enable rich and productive collaboration among its users.
Many business are realizing great beneﬁts from this cost-effective and ﬂexible communications tool. According to Microsoft, Exchange Server can help businesses lower messaging costs by 50 – 80% and increase productivity by providing anywhere access to business communications.
A study done by Forrester Research found that the companies they studied that used Exchange 2010 achieved cost avoidance of storage, reduced cost of high availability, cost avoidance in voicemail, savings in backup systems, fewer help desk calls, cost avoidance of mobility, enhanced communication security, and simplified compliance and legal discovery, among other benefits.
Exchange Server Features
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 includes features that simplify messaging administration, help protect businesses’ important communications, and meet users’ demands for greater mobility. A growing number of applications and devices access are used to access businesses’ email infrastructure, so it is more important than ever that businesses consider the protection of mission-critical email data when choosing an email solution. Businesses have many reasons to protect and archive email, from regulatory concerns to internal organizational governance. Exchange 2010 delivers integrated information protection, control, and compliance tools focused on helping businesses simplify and automate this process.
Advanced Security – Exchange Server combines built-in anti-spam and encryption technologies with superior anti-virus protection to manage a variety of security threats
Outlook Web App – Access email, voicemail, instant messages, SMS text messages and more via all popular browsers, not just Internet Explorer.
Exchange ActiveSync – Allows mobile users to access a universal inbox with email, voicemail, rights-protected messages and IM on their smart phones.
Email Archiving, Retention & Discovery – Provides integrated email archiving, retention and discovery capability that simplify the process of preserving business communications.
Disaster Recovery – A new, unified approach to high availability and disaster recovery helps achieve new levels of reliability as it reduces the complexity and cost of delivering business continuity up to 80 percent.
Mailbox Resiliency – A new, unified solution for high availability, disaster recovery and backup with fast, automatic, database-level recovery from database, server and network failures.
Information Protection and Control – Monitors sensitive content in email and controls accidental and unauthorized distribution, this includes automated alerts about organization policies and rules that block, encrypt, and modify messages.
Voicemail with Unified Messaging – Inbox access to voice mail and email on a single platform. Voicemail messages appear as both text and audio for added productivity.
Management Tools – IT administrators can easily delegate permissions to users, such as managing distribution lists, editing personal information and performing multi-mailbox searches.
Deployment Ease & Flexibility – IT professionals have an unprecedented choice of deployment options including on-premises, in the cloud, or a combination of the two, which can save costs and help meet regulatory requirements. Microsoft is committed to the Software-plus-Services strategy, empowering businesses to choose when and how they take advantage of on-premises, hosted, cloud-based, and hybrid solutions without interrupting or changing the experience for users.
Deploying Exchange Server
Exchange Server 2010 gives businesses the flexibility to tailor deployment to their unique needs and provides a simplified way to help keep email continuously available for users. ACE IT Solutions can integrate Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 into your network seamlessly and efficiently, so you can take full advantage of all the features designed to simplify and enhance network and user administration.
Contact us to discuss integration or an upgrade of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 into your network.
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