An efficient and reliable business email solution is essential for the smooth running of your organisation. Disorganised email communications can lead to a decrease in productivity, compromised data security and wasted time and budget spent on IT. Here’s 10 features of Microsoft Exchange that makes it a great choice for your company’s email.

1. Collects Your Contacts in One Place

Microsoft Exchange recognises that user’s professional network spans different platforms and mediums. It lets users find the same person across networks and collect their data on one contact card, avoiding unnecessary duplication.

2. Data Loss Prevention Features

DLP features ensure that your private data is secure, as users cannot mistakenly send sensitive information to unauthorised people. The new Policy Tips in Outlook makes sure that users are aware of policy violations before they happen.

3. Apps for Office Integration

An extension model allows users to access plugins easily and create a more powerful communication tool. Microsoft Exchange also enables a single sign-on for multiple apps to ensure ultimate ease of use.

4. Single Interface for eDiscovery

Microsoft Exchange allows you to run In-Place eDiscovery across Exchange, SharePoint and Lync from a single interface. This means that your compliance officers can more easily retain and discover data. The eDiscovery centre reduces the cost of managing complex compliance functions.

5. Quick Management of Messaging Systems

DLP, Apps for Outlook and site mailboxes can all be managed from the Exchange Administration Centre Interface. This allows your specialist users to perform specific tasks without administrative permissions, speeding up the overall process of managing Microsoft Exchange.

6. Save Most Important Data in One Place

Features such as Exchange Archiving, large mailboxes and retention policies enable you to control your storage and compliance demands while keeping your users productive.

7. Move to the Cloud Your Way

Microsoft Exchange gives you the choice of on-boarding to the Cloud overnight or managing a hybrid deployment with mailboxes on-premises and online, the process is completely in your control. The Cloud allows your end users a seamless communication experience with sharing calendars and scheduling meetings.

8. User Collaboration

Team and project communication becomes easier on Microsoft Exchange with SharePoint providing co-authoring, document storage and versioning and Exchange handling messaging.

9. Intuitive Inbox Experience

Microsoft Exchange provides your users with a touch-enabled inbox on the Outlook desktop, as well as the browser and mobile interfaces. This interface is uncluttered, with relevant information optimised for form-factors.

10. Eliminate Email Threats

Built-in defences included with Microsoft Exchange stops email threats from reaching your inbox. These include multi-layered anti-spam filtering and anti-malware engines.