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Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Highly scalable, reliable, reasonably priced, and has good support

What is our primary use case?

Microsoft Exchange is an email platform.

What is most valuable?

I am quite happy with this solution.

What needs improvement?

While this solution is cost-effective, in general, the price could be better. If it was the same product, and slightly cheaper, that would be amazing.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with Microsoft Exchange for 15 years. Historically, this solution was on-premises, and now it is cloud-based.
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What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have no issues with the stability of Microsoft Exchange.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This is a highly scalable email platform. We support 15,000 end-users for many different companies.

How are customer service and support?

Support is very good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Microsoft Exchange is a very well-priced solution. Depending on their use case, they can purchase a variety of licenses.

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely recommend this solution. I would rate Microsoft Exchange a ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Project Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10
Well integrated with other Microsoft products

What is most valuable?

It is very well integrated with other Microsoft programs, teams, and so on. They work well together. 

What needs improvement?

It's not always the finest solution in terms of integration with products that are not from Microsoft. It integrates very well with Microsoft products but not with third-party products. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft Exchange for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable. Around 100 users in our company are using it. 

How are customer service and technical support?

I don't have any experience with technical support.

How was the initial setup?

It was easy to set it up.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's working very well. There is no problem, but the price is not the best.

What other advice do I have?

It is a good product. Only the price and integration can be improved. 

I would rate Microsoft Exchange a nine out of ten.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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Client Relationship Manager at Capgemini
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
Reliable, scalable, and easy implementation

What is our primary use case?

I use Microsoft Exchange for their email service for my personal use.

What needs improvement?

The price of Microsoft Exchange could improve, it is priced high.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft Exchange for approximately 10 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft Exchange is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found Microsoft Exchange to be scalable.

How are customer service and support?

I have not contacted Microsofts technical support.

How was the initial setup?

The installation of Microsoft Exchange is easy.

What about the implementation team?

Our technical team did the implementation of the solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There is an annual cost to use Microsoft Exchange, and the price could be less expensive.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend Microsoft Exchange to others.

I rate Microsoft Exchange an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Accounts Manager. at Focus Corporation
Real User
Top 10
Reliable, straightforward install, and backup feature valuable

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for all communication exchanged with our team, customers, and all other internet exchanges. Additionally, it was used as a formal way of communication.

What is most valuable?

The backup and archiving features are valuable, it is user friendly too.

What needs improvement?

They could improve on the search function, it takes too much time.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is a reliable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately 20,000 users using the solution.

How was the initial setup?

The installation was straightforward and it was supported by the IT team.

What other advice do I have?

I was satisfied with the usage of Microsoft Exchange, I would recommend the solution.

I rate Microsoft Exchange an eight out of ten.


Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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Chief Information Officer with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 20
Can be easily installed and is stable and scalable

What is our primary use case?

We use Microsoft Exchange Server for the users in our company.

What is most valuable?

We have found it to be a stable solution. It is scalable and easy to install.

What needs improvement?

I think it could be more scalable.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Microsoft Exchange is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable. We currently have 2000 users.

How was the initial setup?

It's easy to install and took about three to four hours.

What about the implementation team?

We were able to install it ourselves. A team of three handled the installation and maintenance.

What other advice do I have?

On a scale from one to ten, I would rate Microsoft Exchange at ten.

It is easy to install. A team of three people were able to handle the installation and maintenance. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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System Administrator at a healthcare company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
It is now better at balancing the load on the backend, but its administration is too cumbersome
Pros and Cons
  • "The latest versions have gotten much better about balancing the load on the backend."
  • "Currently, its administration is too cumbersome. It's unwieldy. It's slow. It consumes too many resources. Configuration needs to be much more streamlined and administratively automated."

What is our primary use case?

I use it for email, contacts, and calendar.

What is most valuable?

The latest versions have gotten much better about balancing the load on the backend.

What needs improvement?

Currently, its administration is too cumbersome. It's unwieldy. It's slow. It consumes too many resources. Configuration needs to be much more streamlined and administratively automated.

In terms of additional features, on the administration side, I would like them to incorporate a security console to focus on all of the security aspects in one place.

For how long have I used the solution?

It has been in use for 10 to 15 years.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it a six out of ten. It's very cumbersome. It's not lean by any means.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Associate Software Engineer at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5
User-friendly, reliable and ever-evolving

What is our primary use case?

I mainly use Exchange for exchanging emails.

What is most valuable?

The best features are that Exchange is very customer-friendly, its interface is self-explanatory, it doesn't hang, and it keeps evolving.

What needs improvement?

An improvement would be to combine Exchange and Teams so that emails, calls, and chats can be integrated into one window.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for a few years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Exchange is stable.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend Exchange to those considering using it, and I'd rate it nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure
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Vice President & Head of ICT at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Scalable, good support, but lacking cloud management

What is our primary use case?

Microsoft Exchange can be used as an email service.

What needs improvement?

We would prefer to be able to manage the solution on the cloud.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Microsoft Exchange for approximately eight years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found Microsoft Exchange to be stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Microsoft Exchange is scalable.

We have 600 users using this solution in our organization.

How are customer service and support?

Microsoft has a very good support team.

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation ourselves.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Microsoft Exchange a six out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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