Recently, The Radicati Group (News - Alert) published the "Microsoft Hosted Exchange - Market Quadrant, 2012" report which provides a competitive analysis of the Microsoft email hosting market as well as provides an analysis of the market for Microsoft (News - Alert) hosted exchange services in North America revealing top players, specialists, and trailblazers.
Microsoft Exchange providers power this solution in a wide range of configurations from dedicated to multi-tenant offerings for businesses of all sizes. They offer feature-rich, hosted enterprise-grade messaging and collaboration with anti-virus and spam-filtering protection, support for wireless e-mail, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync, and a broad range of other features and capabilities geared to enterprise needs.
In its findings, The Radicati Group which is a technology research and advisory firm, ranked vendors based on a four quadrant system including Mature Players, Specialists, Trail Blazers, and Top Players.
The higest ranking companies in each market segment are ranked based on the features and functionality of their solution and their overall market share in that industry.
Additionally, the Radicati Market Quadrants(SM) provide a comparative viewpoint of the email hosting market, as well as an analysis of each vendor, including both strengths and weaknesses.
Some of the companies evaluated in this report are Apptix, AppRiver, CenterBeam, Ceryx, FuseMail, Go Daddy, Intermedia, Microsoft, mindSHIFT, NaviSite, Rackspace, SherWeb, and USA.NET (News - Alert), a Perimeter E-Security Brand.
Back in August, The Radicati Group had released “Cloud Information Archiving – Market Quadrant 2012,”which provides a competitive analysis of the cloud information archiving market.
Information archiving products and solutions provide interactive and long-term storage of electronic business content such as e-mail, instant messages, social media, files, Microsoft SharePoint content and other structured and unstructured information.
In addition to providing information archiving, these solutions provide fast, easy search and retrieval of information, allowing organizations to set granular retention policies and provide the foundation for eDiscovery, legal hold, and data loss prevention.
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Edited by Jamie Epstein