Reliance Internet Data Center (RIDC), the IDC division of Reliance Communications has partnered with Microsoft to launch Reliance Hosted Exchange 2010 end-to-end emailing solution.
The service eliminates needs to invest in hardware, software, licences, security and related management costs by providing pay-per mailbox service model.
“E-mail today is a critical business tool. 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,” Vikas Arora, Group Director, Communications Sector for Microsoft in India, said. The growth predicted from this market spells significant opportunities and Microsoft is committed to working with our partners to leverage them through our technologies.”
“The partnership with Microsoft is in line with our philosophy to offer the latest customized hosting solution to offer maximum cost and management benefits to customers,” Venugopal Ramanathan, Sr. Executive Vice President, RIDC, Reliance Communications said. “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.”
RCOM will utilize its data center expertise for hosting and managing the setup to ensure a 99.9% 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.
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.