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What could be the best option to have external email hosting?

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Hello Experts!!!

Currently we have an exchange server 2003 running in a Poweredge 2850 server, this has been running for the last 5/6 years at no stop... the company has reduced the employees to just 12-14 users and I don't see why upgrade and spend tons of money on a new equipment/ new upgraded exchange so I'm looking have external help with this;host the email...

Any ideas or suggestions that we need consider?

THanks a lot for your support!
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You could go with Exchange 2010 hosted in the cloud. You could also implement/migrate to SBS 2011 which will have Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 2010.
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I'd recommend Google Apps (the free version). It's free for up to 50 users. It's worked pretty well for us. You can check it out at http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/group/index.html

Otherwise, if you want Exchange, but don't want to have to manage it, there are companies that will host and manage your Exchange e-mail addresses for you. It's called "hosted exchange". I think that's what ThorinO was describing, but thought I'd add a few more details just in case she/he was talking about something else.
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godaddy.com is your best bet.  They are cheap and reliable.  Hosted Exchange is easy to setup and you can continue to use Outlook.  You just export all mail items to a PST file and then import that file to your new hosted Exchange mailbox.  Hope this helps,
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Thanks a lot experts!!!
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