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Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft Exchange: A popular e-mail messaging system from Microsoft that runs on Windows servers. The server side is Microsoft Exchange Server and the featured client program is Microsoft Outlook, which includes contacts and calendaring. (Source: Wikipedia)

Unified Communications making In-Roads into Public Sector Organisations

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Public sector organisations, particularly at the local council level, are being increasingly squeezed for funds, and citizen watchdogs are taking a closer look at expenditures on a regular basis. At the same time, these organisations are being called upon to provide more services without increasing tax levies. This Catch-22 need not be an unsolvable problem. Reliable services delivered via the cloud have been delivered, proven and tested at all levels of government, with the end result ...   read more

Video Anywhere, Anytime: How Mobile Technology is Bringing Video into the Mainstream

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Videoconferencing is set to become a centerpiece of mainstream business communications, and advances in mobile technology are playing a crucial role in the take-up of enterprise video solutions and services. Tablets, smartphones and other mobile technologies are driving up user expectations and becoming increasingly vital collaborative tools. Why mobile matters   read more

Bumper Patch Tuesday to Fix IE Vulnerabilities

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All versions of Internet Explorer (IE) from 6 to 10 will need to install updates from Microsoft this month in order to address critical vulnerabilities in the browser. This month is set to be a bumper month all round for Microsoft software, with a total of 57 security holes in IE, Windows XP, 2003 and Vista, Microsoft Server Software, Office and the .NET framework. According to Micro ...   read more

Gmail is now a major player in cloud-based enterprise email – but is it right for your business?

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Google’s Gmail has officially become a major player in the enterprise email sector according to Gartner, but is it the right choice for your organisation?   Although Gmail is currently in command of roughly one percent of the relatively small enterprise market, this represents almost one half of all online enterprise email, according to Gartner. What does this mean for your business? It means that despite being slow on the uptake, Gmail has finally become a v ...   read more

Gmail Outage Due to Duel Network Failure

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Yesterday’s Gmail outage that’s reported to have delayed 29.1% of all email sent between the hours of 9am and 7pm ET was due to a duel network error, which caused two separate failures. Whilst it’s not known how many users were affected, as Google doesn’t provide daily email volume data, it’s a good bet that it was a fair few, as the service does have more than 425m active users. According to the search giants, the failure was picked up quickly by its engineers but it took them ...   read more

Microsoft and HP Join Forces to Improve Cloud

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HP and Microsoft have joined forces in order to offer a private cloud solution suitable for even the largest enterprises. The news comes in the wake of Microsoft's recent announcement of their cloud strategy and the release of licensing for System Center 2012, which has now become generally available. System Center 2012 has been updated in order to integrate core cloud capabilities and speed up deployment. read more

Microsoft Drop Hotmail for

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Microsoft has announced that it is to drop popular email service Hotmail for a web-based version of Outlook, in what it calls "a mission to reimagine personal email. Hotmail was first introduced in 1996 and Gmail 8 years following that; Microsoft say that for personal email, not much has changed since then, until now. Changes are needed, Microsoft say on their official blog, as more and more people keep their connections in social networks rather than email and this is why a n ...   read more

SPAMfighter wins Microsoft Exchange security award

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Internet security specialist SPAMfighter has won a commendation from for its efforts to tackle spam and phishing scams. The company's Exchange Module has been given a gold award for enhancing spam protection using a policy-based email processing tool. Placeholder0The filter has been engineered with Microsoft's Exchange Sever in mind and is being used by thousands of companies around the world. Its success revolves around a set of advanced content filters, ...   read more

UK Government Shells Out £5.5m for Extended XP Support

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Support for Microsoft OS XP ends today, but despite having plenty of warning, many UK government machines will continue to run the software. This has led to the government paying for a one year extension at a cost of £5.5 million, the Guardian reports read more