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2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your primary use case for Microsoft Exchange?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

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PeerSpot user
12 Answers
Ashraf Attia - PeerSpot reviewer
Sr. Microsoft Engineer at nournet
Real User
Top 5
2021-04-12T21:36:38Z
12 April 21

We use Exchange for email services and collaboration services.

JN
Vice President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-02-22T11:08:10Z
22 February 21

We are using Microsoft Exchange for our email. It is hosted with Zimbra and we use Exchange to interact with it.

CM
Accounts Manager. at Focus Corporation
Real User
Top 10
2021-01-21T19:23:51Z
21 January 21

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.

HUGOMARTINEZ - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Manager at a renewables & environment company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-01-03T13:07:46Z
03 January 21

It is an email solution with all the capabilities similar to different email solutions. We basically use it for internal emails and for making reservations. We have some shared mailboxes to receive communication from general entities.

PB
Project Manager at a transportation company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10
2020-12-23T16:23:00Z
23 December 20

At the moment, our primary use case is mostly for mailing, but in the near future we will be more focused on collaboration, as well.

Muhammad Shoaib Bhatti - PeerSpot reviewer
CTO at Hybrid Tech
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-12-06T20:31:36Z
06 December 20

I am a reseller of Microsoft products. The primary use case of this solution is for email communication.

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BrianSvendsen - PeerSpot reviewer
Controls Engineer at C-Tech Controls
Real User
Top 10
2020-11-11T02:29:19Z
11 November 20

We use it just for email.

RM
IT Infrastructure Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 10
2020-09-27T04:09:51Z
27 September 20

Our primary use is for email and communication. We also implement this product for our customers.

GY
Owner at a security firm with 1-10 employees
Real User
2020-08-06T06:44:00Z
06 August 20

We mostly used Exchange for sending emails and for document management. We also used Exchange to get information from a user's profile but we didn't use Exchange for filing.

PM
Research Analyst at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
MSP
2020-07-26T08:19:02Z
26 July 20

I primarily use the solution for work email.

AT
Technology, Infrastructure, Riset & Development Staff with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
2018-11-18T07:31:00Z
18 November 18

This solution helps us collaborate with other members of the organization.

Fazal Ur Rehman Shah - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Consultant/Project Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Consultant
2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
21 October 18

The primary use case is sending and responding to email.

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18 November 21
Zimbra is a free, open source collaborative software suite. The features I like best are the ease of integration and the email, calendar, and collaboration server with web interface. In addition, I find it very helpful that Zimbra includes a native two-way sync to multiple mobile devices like iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, and others. Zimbra also provides a myriad of other tools, and what’s more is that there are two different versions to choose from (Opensource and a Network Edition/Enterprise), allowing you to select the version that’s more appropriate for your needs. Another great thing about it is that it is light to manage, provides integrated tools for security, and works on Linux operating systems, which I believe to be far better than managing Microsoft Windows. It is also very straightforward to migrate from Zimbra Collaboration to another email solution. Although Zimbra is a great solution for the most part, it would be great if they made it possible for users to connect their accounts without using webmail or logging into webmail every time. Email applications should easily connect on the desktop to the Zimbra server. I also think there is room for improvement for their storage management, allowing you ways to save emails that don’t take up storage or server space. In contrast to Zimbra, Microsoft Exchange makes it easier to manage storage. For example, you can have massive storage capacity with 100GBs per user mailbox. Microsoft Exchange also offers complete scalability and flexibility. Despite all these benefits, the solution needs more integration with other platforms and I wish it had anti-malware functionality built into the basic version. Beyond that, if you are a fan of Microsoft, it might be ok for you, but I personally don’t like its interface. However, the solution is stable and technical support is decent. Conclusion:I chose Zimbra for myself because although Microsoft Exchange can support a huge storage capacity, I don’t need it for that. I need Zimbra for other features that I would expect from any modern webmail client, ranging from webmail to contact lists to folders and a number of pluggable extensions that all work very well. Additionally, I went with Zimbra instead of Microsoft because it is a comparable product but less expensive.
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Customer and Market Insights Manager at Intuit QuickBase
08 January 16
Email apps must deliver great experiences for both users AND administrators. Users expect intuitive, rich functionality across desk, mobile and Web. Admins expect management tools including dashboards and email/text alerts that minimize the time needed to manage the processes of adding/dropping users, scheduling backups, and updating spam/malware protection.
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Customer Service Representative at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
06 February 17
the most important I look for is the user experiences. Users expect rich functional GUi but still easy to use, and spam/virus protection.
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