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Why should you move your Email to the Cloud?

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Why should you move your Email to the Cloud?

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By RedPixie | June 25, 2012

Cloud, Email, Migration


Our research has shown that over 95% of the customers are considering moving some if not all of their IT infrastructure to the Cloud. However most of the companies we speak to have the same problem and that is convincing the key stakeholders of the benefits in doing so.

In our experience, the quickest win and perhaps the most beneficial one is moving your Email to the Cloud. The below lists all the commercial and technical benefits of moving your Email to the Cloud. Some, if not all of these benefits are just too compelling to ignore.

Unlike other benefits lists you’ve probably seen, we have purposely steered away from proclaiming financial savings as these figures tend to be too generic. We have stuck to the plain commercial facts of moving to the Cloud and expressed it in a language that any FD or MD will understand and appreciate.

 

Speed of transition (days not weeks)

No need for capital expenditure & predictable costs

Increased ability of users i.e. collaboration

Enterprise class service (SPAM & AV)

No need to backup Exchange

Remove single point of failure

Complete disaster recovery plan

Scalable – Infinity grow and shrink

Reliability – Guaranteed uptime

No need to make your office a data centre

Free version upgrades

No licensing purchases

Enterprise security

No bandwidth restrictions/limitations

Bolt on services such as Email archiving

Unified signatures with messaging (optional)

Peace of mind

50 million + customers use Hosted Cloud Services

CapEx – No need to buy Exchange server or licensing every 5 years

OpEx – Lower Support Costs

Increased operating efficiency i.e. no loss of business due to downtime

Reduce costs of backup device and associated software

No need to purchase and maintain Antivirus for Exchange

No need to purchase and maintain Anti-Spam solution

Lower connectivity costs

Lower utility costs (less power consumption)

No costs associated with continuous migrations

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