Hosted Exchange 101 - Introduction

The purpose of this guide is to introduce people to the advantages and benefits of hosted Microsoft Exchange as both a business and a personal email service. This guide will explain just what the Microsoft Exchange hosted email service is, how it works, the features it includes and why it is one of the most secure email hosting platforms around.

Whether you wish to use a desktop email client such as Microsoft Outlook or Entourage, or prefer to access your Microsoft Exchange inbox using the Outlook Web Access web based email client, this guide will tell you how to do so. Additionally, it will also cover accessing a hosted Exchange service using either a smartphone or tablet.

This guide will also cover specific technical features of a hosted Exchange account, such as security, storage space, mail archiving, spam filtering, virus protection, and migrating from your existing mail hosting provider to a hosted Microsoft Exchange account.

Also within this guide, we will take a look at the many features of a hosted exchange server that are of special interest to business users. This includes the robustness of service and advanced security, as well as collaboration and team cooperation using Exchange, and demonstrate just why Microsoft Exchange is the best email for business use.

Below you will find all of the information you need to either decide whether a hosted Exchange service is right for you, or to find out how to make the most of your existing exchange mailbox.