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The email hosting space is expanding by the day as more businesses realize the many benefits associated with cloud-based solutions. Mountain View, Calif.-based Intermedia (News - Alert) is touted as an email hosting provider that was first to market with Hosted Exchange back in 2000, and now almost 13 years later, is once again the first to market with its combination of Microsoft Exchange 2013, Sharepoint 2013 and Lync 2013.
Almost everyone who lives on the East Coast and specifically New York and New Jersey has been affected in one way or another by the fury of Hurricane Sandy. This has prompted Sinu, a Tribeca-based IT management company, to partner with Intermedia, an email hosting provider, to offer free e-mail messaging to nonprofit organizations in these states.
Recently, email hosting provider Microsoft Corp. formed a strategic global partnership with Westcon Convergence, a global value-added distributor of unified communications.
Most businesses have an infrastructure in place for email hosting solutions such as Microsoft Exchange. However, this infrastructure is often run on hardware that is underutilized with too many boxes and extra CPU and memory. This often leads to waste and can add extra costs to maintenance. One of the ways to reduce the cost of email hosting is to go the route of virtualization.
Recently, Priasoft unveiled the latest upgrade of its flagship software, Priasoft Migration Suite for email hosting solution Exchange 6.5. The new release not only adds support for Microsoft Exchange 2013, but also includes new mixed-mode migration support for Exchange upgrade scenarios.
VEXXHOST, an email hosting provider, recently unveiled its high performance and fully redundant cloud computing platform. The cloud technology is powered by OpenStack, a highly scalable open source cloud operating system that powers some of the world's largest enterprises. It offers very popular templates, both Linux & Windows with a list of templates being constantly added.
As the temperature continues to drop outside, Microsoft is hoping to keep us all toasty warm with its recent portfolio enhancements like the newest version of its acclaimed email hosting solution Exchange 2013, as well as the incredibly popular cloud-based Office 365.