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2018-07-31T08:23:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Microsoft Exchange?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Microsoft Exchange, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 10Real User

Microsoft Exchange is for any company with 400 to 500 people, but a mid-size company can also use this product. It's not very costly for them. The alternative many companies are using is Gmail desktop services with about 100 users. I don't know about the quantity, but many companies are using Gmail as a free service because they don't want to invest in other products like Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Office 365. On a scale from one to ten, I would give Microsoft Exchange a nine.

2021-04-23T12:45:16Z
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Top 5Real User

I would advise potential users to go with Exchange. Exchange Online is also very similar to Office 365. On a scale from one to ten, I would give Microsoft Exchange a nine.

2021-04-12T21:36:38Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

In general, this is a good product and I am happy with it. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2021-02-22T11:08:10Z
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Top 10Real User

I was satisfied with the usage of Microsoft Exchange, I would recommend the solution. I rate Microsoft Exchange an eight out of ten.

2021-01-21T19:23:51Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Its technical implementation is quite good. It is stable and can be accessed through all kinds of devices. You can access it through a client for your mobile phones or computer. It performs pretty well. Microsoft is a market leader with a presence everywhere, which makes it easy to find support. I would recommend this solution. I would advise others to also go for the entire suite of Office 365 along with Microsoft Exchange. I don't know if Exchange licenses are sold separately. If you are already using Microsoft tools, it makes sense to go for Microsoft Exchange because it has native integration with all those tools. I would rate Microsoft Exchange a nine out of ten.

2021-01-03T13:07:46Z
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Top 10Real User

My personal preference would be a Google solution. It is not a big difference. My advice to anyone considering Microsoft Exchange would be, stay with your product because switching to another product can be costly and a complicated task. On a scale from 1 to 10, I would rate Microsoft Exchange a 6. It may be that some nice features are missing.

2020-12-23T16:23:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

This is a product that I can recommend to others. I would rate Microsoft Exchange a nine out of ten.

2020-12-06T20:31:36Z
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Top 5Real User

I would rate Microsoft Exchange a seven out of ten.

2020-11-11T02:29:19Z
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Top 5Real User

This is a good product but our version is reaching end-of-life. I would recommend using the most recent version of Exchange. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-09-27T04:09:51Z
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Top 10Real User

It is a good product. Only the price and integration can be improved. I would rate Microsoft Exchange a nine out of ten.

2020-08-19T07:57:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It depends on what the user's needs are. A lot of people can now use Gmail or they can use Exchange on Office 365 with a license, there are a lot more options available nowadays. If you're thinking about installing Exchange on-premise, on behalf of a client, a lot of people have now moved to the cloud, to Azure or something similar. If a client asked me to purchase a 365 license, including the Exchange server, I might decline. If they want to hold meetings or something similar, I'd suggest that they use a professional service like Gmail for businesses. It's a much cheaper option because a lot of people that work with Microsoft office end up buying one or two 365 licenses which include Exchange, so they use it. Because I have a lot of experience using Exchange, I would rate it between eight and nine out of ten. It's not a perfect ten, but for our purposes, it was perfect.

2020-08-06T06:44:00Z
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Top 5MSP

I'm unsure as to which version of the solution I'm working with at this time. I've been using Exchange forever as an end-user, however, I don't know much about the technical aspects of it. I just use it a lot. For me, it's always worked quite well, and because of that, I haven't' given anything about it much thought. When it works, it's a beautiful thing. When it doesn't, you want to tear your hair out. Sometimes that's the price that we pay for the automation that we get. I'd rate the solution overall eight out of ten.

2020-07-26T08:19:02Z
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Real User

It is a product that is simple to manage, and easy to use.

2018-11-18T07:31:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

VNA redundancy has grown in the data, VNA data variability has grown, even in case VNA found the server goes down, and users can still access their email. So basically everything is good. The feature VNA almost as good as having your own Outlook, although it's better VNA.

2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
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Real User

If you don't really mind the cost then go for Microsoft. You can never go wrong with them, their solutions are very good. They're stable. They're all tested, so when you start you know it has already been tested. There are many people using it, it's comfortable, it's stable. You won't have any hiccups. I would recommend it. One thing I've been doing is, before I deploy it to a production environment, I always create a "lab" where I try it out and make sure everything is working properly.

2018-07-31T08:23:00Z
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