Upgrade sbs 2003 or get hosted exchange

Posted on 2012-08-18
Last Modified: 2012-08-22
Hi Experts,
I am wondering if anyone can give some insight on hosted exchange. We currently have sbs2003 and only use the domain controller and exchange features of it. We would like to upgrade to a newer version of e change, but are wondering if it hosted exchange is better since we only have 10 mailboxes. Also, with no dedicated it person it might save us time. Could we still use terminal server based outlook with hosted exchange? Or would we only be able to use owa? Would there be any way to link hosted exchange with out active directory to avoid duplication of data entry? The solution we are looking at is Cbeyond hosted exchange complete. Thank you for your insights!
Question by:jeffschick
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    I would always suggest anyone to have Hosted until its Budget or money issues with Mgmt ....
    When you host you loose a lot of admin power and have a lot of restrictions on your own environment. Never forget your email\mailbox data is like with someone else :(

    - Rancy
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    You should be able to use Outlook as well as OWA ..... Terminal server option needs to be checked with the vendor but i guess it should be available like a tunnel :)

    - Rancy

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