Email is critical to the majority of businesses - having a reliable and scalable mail platform is paramount to business performance and success.
Email & mobile productivity solutions provide the ability to send, receive and manage email, calendars and contacts from a wide variety of sources - A rich software client on your PC (eg Microsoft Outlook), on the move from a wide range of supported mobile devices, and through the web browser from any internet enabled PC.
Features & Benefits
Email solutions that are delivered from the Rise Datacenter on Demand portfolio can be designed and built to benefit from the following features:
Utilize the latest Microsoft Outlook client to send/receive and manage emails, calendars and contacts. Set filter rules and alerts, define folders and policies, manage multiple calendars and share calendar views for meeting rooms and colleagues, work online and offline with locally stored emails, integrate fully with Microsoft Office.
You can connect your business mobile phones (Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Sony Ericsson, Nokia & Motorola). All emails sent and received will be available on your phone and your mailbox will stay up to date with email read and sent from your mobile - contacts, calendars and tasks are also synchronised.
If your business uses Blackberry phones you can integrate a Blackberry Server to your email solution providing fully-featured Blackberry integration.
Spam & Malware protection
Integrate with your choice of email protection software such as Microsoft Forefront. As much as 75% of all worldwide email is spam, reduce the amount of spam reaching your business, reducing risk and saving processing time and storage costs.
If you have regulatory or data compliance requirements, a dedicated email solution allows specific archiving settings to be controlled or integrated with your choice of archiving software that has greater richness of functionality and features.
Integrate with other software
You have the ability to integrate your email solution with any 3rd party software that may utilise email; such as many CRM systems that work with your email for automatically sending mails or collecting data.
Choice of settings
Rather than having to accept pre-set email settings you can define/set them to suit your business – from choosing your mailbox size to Global Address Lists of contacts and meeting rooms, as well as security settings and configuration.
Dedicated or shared deployment
Email solutions that are delivered from the Rise DataCenter on Demand portfolio can be designed and built to benefit from the following features.
Dedicated Environment (IaaS)
Having your email service deployed in a dedicated environment means that the platform can be configured to your exact specifications. It can be integrated securely (via VPN) with an existing on-premise or hosted network and can scale when & how you require it to.
Shared Environment (SaaS)
Hosting your email service in a shared environment is a good way to lower costs, as the Microsoft Exchange platform is shared between multiple customers, with all mailboxes securely hosted together.