Microsoft Exchange is a server that centrally stores a company's email, calendar, task and contact information. Using the power of managed Exchange accounts for yourself or your organization you will be able to access your critical Outlook business data from your desktop or laptop using Outlook; from any computer on the Internet via Outlook Web Access; and from your iPhone, iPad or BlackBerry.
Here are a few reasons Exchange is the world’s most popular business messaging platform:
Mobile Access: Easy access to email for handhelds like the BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, Treo or Windows Mobile devices.
Shared Calendars: Lets employees see colleagues' availability to schedule or rearrange meetings, book conference rooms, and plan projects.
Shared Task Lists: Allows 'to do' lists to be created and assigned, then shared with team members.
Shared Contacts: Company or shared address books means important contact details will never be lost or misplaced.
Outlook Web Access: Allows for email and information access through an Internet Web browser.
Why Hosted Exchange?
Unfortunately, for most small businesses the cost of running a Microsoft Exchange server in-house is simply too much. Upfront costs for hardware and licensing can exceed $10,000, plus IT support staff time to manage and maintain the server. This is why 'managed Exchange hosting' or ‘Exchange outsourcing’ makes sense for many smaller companies.