Should I Archive My Business Emails ?

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You’re not alone.

A majority of IT influencers and decision makers ask whether to archive their business emails. And quite rightly so.

You will agree – the #1 problem most IT managers want to solve is the growing email storage. Add to it the fact that 60% of business critical data is stored in emails (Source: IDC).

You just can’t control the growing email volume in your enterprise. Or avoid regulation compliance audits. Or keep email data on the server thereby lowering the server performance. Or prevent unforeseen breakdowns. Can you?

Enterprises need to prepare for worst case scenarios. An email archiving strategy comes

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Cloud Email Vs On-Premise Setup: A Step-by-step Cost Benefit Analysis

Making a choice between on-premise email solution and a cloud email solution? 

Look no further. This comprehensive document highlights the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for a business having 7,500 mailboxes (as a sample) evaluating the two popular email options.

Cloud setups by their very nature follow the Opex model of costing. On-premise setups are typically a combination of Capex and Opex costs. For on-premise setups, there is a fixed upfront cost to purchase equipment, servers, storage etc and then an ongoing Opex cost to maintain and run this setup.

To make an apple to apple comparison between a Capex intensive on premise setup

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How does Mithi SkyConnect co-exist with Microsoft Office 365 or Hosted Exchange on the same SMTP Address space (email domain)?

What is the need? :


There is a requirement to host the email infrastructure of a company across 2 different solutions, such that both the solutions share the same SMTP address space and the company can divide their mailboxes across the two solutions. This is typically done to allow a set of users to use one of the solutions for the value that it offers and allow the remaining users to derive benefit from the value delivered by the other mailing solution.

Essentially your critical requirements are not met entirely by one solution, but the benefits offered by that solution cannot be ignored either.

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12 Collaboration Myths All Enterprises Should Ignore

Over the last few years, we’ve seen a lot of buzz around the word “collaboration”, and while most of it is positive, unfortunately, there are still several misconceptions and notions due to which we’re not able to maximise team productivity using collaboration system.

A good collaboration system leads to a happier workplace and enhances enterprise productivity. So, it is time for Startups and SMEs to learn the truth behind 12 collaboration myths and work towards increasing workplace productivity through effective collaboration.

This Free Ebook debunks some of the most common misconceptions surrounding collaboration:

Myth 1: Meetings are meant to last long, very long
Myth

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[Announcement] Peripheral Email Security for SkyConnect Upgraded

We are happy to announce the upgrade of the peripheral security for SkyConnect – for Spam and Virus detection in Email.

This upgrade will be automatically available to all our customers.

The new email security system replaces the current one at the Peripheral Email security layer providing a guarantee on performance and reliability covering 5 parameters viz. Spam detection, Virus detection, False positive rate, Availability and Latency.

This upgrade will offer a hands free Spam and Virus experience with cleaner inboxes.

Here is a quick look at the security framework of SkyConnect and how the new upgrade impacts the overall security.

Summary of the

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Why to Use Email as a Platform for Mission Critical Operations

Email users now regularly use the email platform for mission critical (time sensitive and reliable) operations due to its robustness and ubiquity. However email latencies is something they must watch out for.

 

What are we doing today with email? Why has it become so mission critical?


Besides the original purpose of being a carrier of documents and alerts (which is now official), the email platform has been used as a digital carrier service to connect business applications, trigger business functions, program work flows, support customers etc. –  essentially it’s being used to connect transaction systems.


In an end to end business operation, where
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Is the fear of migration holding you back from moving to a better performing-lower cost email platform ?

Fear of Migration holds many IT managers from migrating to a new platform, making them put up with high cost and/or poor performance.

This fear appears to be as much about running into surprises related to the performance, quality and functionality of the new platform as it is about ensuring a smooth, hassle free migration from the currently running email system.

But it’s not that difficult, a three step process can help you do this with much ease:


Mapping > Evaluation > Planning & Rolling Out

This post brings together years of experience of migrating and setting up small to very large email setups.

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How does SkyConnect prevent email sender fraud, email spoofing & impersonation with SPF, DKIM, DMARC, User level Spoof check, & other security controls?

Business v/s Consumer Email Accounts (M) 2013-2017


Source : radicati.com

Worldwide daily email traffic (B) 2013-2017


While the % of growth in the consumer and business email accounts is about the same year on year, it is observed that the the business email traffic will exhibit growth year on year (more business transacted on email), while consumer email traffic will reduce (possibly due to social media).

Source : radicati.com

Global Spam Statistics


Source : Statista

What is an ’email spoof’?


Spoofing, in a nutshell, is email fraud and deception. Spoofing is the most common form of the modern con game called ‘phishing’. The email

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