RCom launches Microsoft Hosted Exchange 2010 in India

by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 28, 2010

hosted excahngeReliance Internet Data Center (RIDC), the IDC division of RCom has partnered with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to launch Reliance Hosted Exchange 2010 - an end-to-end e-mailing solution which promotes business messaging and collaboration.

The solution is expected to eliminate users’ needs to invest in hardware, software licenses, security and related management costs by providing a ‘pay-per mailbox’ Service model.

“We are indeed glad to be working with Reliance Communications to help them deliver to enterprises a secure, integrated and feature-rich e-mail solution that enables and improves worker productivity,” commented Vikas Arora, group director, communications sector, Microsoft in India.

RCom stated that it will utilize its data center expertise for hosting and managing the setup to ensure a 99.9 percent uptime of the services, Gigabit optic fiber network for low latency connectivity and 24X7 customer support ensuring high level of service, while Microsoft will pool in domain expertise with best in class technology to complete the suite of Reliance Hosted Exchange 2010.

“RCom Hosted Exchange 2010 suite will help businesses manage their communication needs mainly email in a highly cost-effective manner by outsourcing the end-to-end management to RIDC in a Reduced Cost to Ownership (RCTO) model,” remarked Venugopal Ramanathan, Sr. EVP, RIDC.

The solution will run on Reliance communications extensive optic fiber network infrastructure spanning 2, 00,000 route Kms owned and offer data management solutions at its nine IDCs based at Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad, informed the company.