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  • How To Get Big Business Email At A Small Business Price
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  • Reduce Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Migration Costs And Complexity
  • Premium Email Archiving On A Small Business Budget

Exchange Hosting ‘News

smarter, a web hosting provider of shared, reseller, VPS and dedicated web hosting, has announced it extended a partnership with SmarterTools Inc. to provide qualified customers with a full-featured software bundle intended for small businesses and enterprise organizations.

Brent Oxley, CEO and founder of HostGator, added, “At HostGator, we’ve always prided ourselves on giving our customers additional value for their money. Our partnership with SmarterTools is going to give our Windows hosting customers just that – a wide variety of high-quality features and services that they would have a much more difficult time getting elsewhere.”

The new SmarterBundle costs $800 and includes a host of features, including:

  • SmarterMail delivers exchange-level mail server functionality for businesses of all sizes at just a fraction of the cost of equivalent Microsoft Exchange server services for equivalent mail server solutions. The latest version features a redesigned webmail interface, file storage, follow-ups, and multiple administrative accounts and tool upgrades.
  • SmarterTrack transforms customer service efforts into a multi-channel communications portal. Features include a ticket system, live chat, Who’s On, call logging, a task management system, branding and language support, reporting, surveys and a knowledge base.
  • SmarterStats provides website visitor statistics, keywords and on-site navigation trends, geographic and custom reports, and embedding of SEO tools along with the ability to collaboratively share results across the management team.


Microsoft announced two new features to protect Hotmail users from email account hijackers as well as from malicious email and spam. This is great for both personal and business users.

On July 14th, the company announced new security features designed to track down when user accounts were compromised and to make passwords more secure. The “My friend has been hacked!” feature has been added under the “Mark as” menu in Hotmail to let users notify the email provider if their friends’ accounts appear to have been compromised.

Microsoft will soon start evaluating passwords selected by users to decide if they are strong enough. Weak passwords will be rejected, according to a statement issued by the company.

“At Hotmail, we know that account hijacking is a big problem, and we continue to work hard to prevent it,” Dick Craddock, the Microsoft group program manager responsible for Hotmail, wrote on the Inside Windows Live blog.


Infinitely Virtual, a provider of virtual server and cloud computing technology, has announced the development of Infinite App Personal Edition. This potentially useful service will allow Infinitely Virtual clients to run Windows Applications from any PC, tablet, Android phone, Mac, Linux, or thin client.

The ideal option for a single user, Infinite App Personal Edition provides a private and secure location in which one user can store documents and data. Standard features include driverless printing, display acceleration, multimedia direction, support for scanner, Exchange server, and Sun Open Office.

“Our new Infinite App Personal Edition will be perfect for the single remote worker; whether you are a small business owner or self-employed, we are creating an app that lets you manage your work flow from any internet capable device, anywhere, anytime,” says Adam Stern, President and CEO of Infinitely Virtual.


CommVault has announced a new channel offering for Microsoft Exchange that packages CommVault Simpana 9 software modules for Backup and Recovery and Archive with reference architectures and resources aimed at assisting its worldwide channel partners in simplifying and speeding Exchange 2010 deployments and migrations.”We have had some software starter SKUs in the past, but this is a more complete bundle, the first comprehensive one,” said Jeff Dorr, senior product marketing manager, CommVault. “Its capabilities give

“Our goal is to simplify the solution for our customers and for our resellers, which will drive more value and will speed the implementation,” Dorr said.

It all boils down to capacity licensing.

“One of the key foundation items in the bundle is new capacity data management licensing,” Dorr said. “It’s a very systemized licensing approach we began to implement nine months back, that allows the end user to not have to track licensing use, just the front end terabytes. We let customers make as many copies and retain them as long as they want for no additional charge.”

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Data care and recovery product designer and manufacturer Unistal Systems is based in India. The innovative solution the company offers in software manufacturing sector is at hand. Training and education is the name of the game here, and now they’ve finally moved on to offering their quick recovery solution suite of programs designed for Exchange users.

Quick Recovery is excellent option for desktop users who make best use of it once apply on Windows, Linux or other versions. An option to use it on any network operating system is the main attributes.

Mr. Alok Gupta, Managing Director of Unistal Systems Pvt. Ltd says “No matter if mailboxes crash, viruses attack or files getting deleted unknowingly their recovery and repairing can be done easily through this unique recovery software. “


The new edition of Systeools EDB to PST Conversion Tool software uses fast hardware component recognization technique to quickly bring out Exchange Server from the corrupted environment. For better experience of EDB to PST conversion, this troubleshooter assist users to with graphical user interface and even encourages novice users to convert EDB to PST Tool as no technical knowledge is required to install and work with this software. For time pressed users, the software is supercharged with quick algorithms in the backend that ensures complete recovery of EDB files. In short, this management application is better, quicker and reliable. Not bad, right?

-”User satisfaction is our sole aim .For perfect results, we always try to implant something new in our software with hi-tech features. Exchange Recovery software is specially designed to deal with corruption in Exchange Server by converting EDB to PST as Outlook PST files works independently. Agile conversion process, carried out by software helps users to move out from the corruption environs.” A statement from the company reads.


Rebel Networks has announced the expansion of its storage solutions for its Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry Enterprise Server Cloud infrastructure. A wholly owned subsidiary of American Diversified Holdings Corporation, Rebel Networks has also announced new packages and price points to expand its market share, which was introduced July 1.

The company’s cloud, which is entitled “Oh WOW Amazing” Cloud at, provides scalable, secure and flexible hosted Microsoft Exchange hosting solutions. In turn, they allow users to work together without investing in mail servers, software licenses and security licenses. This is good, because working together is how stuff gets done!

In a release, Domenic Macchione, president and CEO of Rebel Networks, said, “Our primary goal is to help small and medium business customers set up collaboration, e-mail, and related services, without the need to manage mail servers, licensing, security, and other IT facets.”


Microsoft is going patch crazy! In addition to the just released Exchange 2007 update, the company is also readying a superpatch for Office and Windows. The company said it will issue four security updates next week, only one of which is pegged as critical, to patch 22 vulnerabilities in Windows and Visio 2003.

This update is smaller than June’s but still includes tons of fixes and the like. The bugs-per-bulletins ratio, however, is the highest for the year.

“I think we’ll see one bulletin with a very high number of vulnerabilities,” said Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle Security. “We’ve seen that happen several times this year, most recently last month when it patched eight bugs in Excel with one update.”


Enteracloud Solutions, the leading provider of cloud hosting solutions for small business, announced the release of its new Small Business Server 2011 Training for Cloud Hosted Environments.

Everyone loves SBS 2011 but not everyone knows how to use it. That is where Enteracloud comes in. They offer a full suite of classes, in both the real world and virtual world, that will help you get the most out of the popular program.

Their full level of coverage means that administrators can take advantage of the enormous potential provided by all of SBS’s eight Microsoft products in one package, including Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange Server 2010 Standard SP1, SharePoint Foundation 2010, SQL Server 2008 R2 Express, WSUS 3.0 SP2, Integrated Migration Prep Tool and Remote Web Access.

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Microsoft’s Exchange team released Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 SP3 this week, with 20 fixes for customer-reported issues since the release of the last one in April.

This is good news for customers of the program, being as how many 2007 users have yet to migrate to Exchange 2010.

“Although Exchange 2007 has been generally available for over four years, it is likely that a significant portion of the Exchange customer base still has Exchange 2007 deployed and has not moved to the Exchange 2010 product that was released about a year and a half ago,” said Rob Sanfilippo, an Exchange analyst with Kirkland, Wash.-based Directions on Microsoft.

So what sort of fixes did the company provide in the new update? Tons, actually. Fixes include ActiveSync mobile phone bugs, some Outlook Web Access problems and more. A full list can be found on Microsoft’s Support website.

So, go get em.


Quest Software, Inc. today introduced an alternative capacity-based licensing program for NetVault Backup customers. The perpetual licensing model is offered for the NetVault product line along with the company’s standard licensing model, allowing customers to choose a variety of different licensing programs.

The new licensing model also applies to all NetVault Backup application plug-ins, which cover leading applications such as Oracle, SQL Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint, MySQL, VMware, and Hyper-V.

“Organizations are facing a growing set of data-protection challenges on a daily basis as they work to manage complex heterogeneous physical and virtual environments. With the introduction of capacity-based pricing, Quest’s customers now have the flexibility to implement a solution in the manner that best fits the specific needs of their organization.” says Matt Vitale, vice president, worldwide data protection sales, Quest Software.