Microsoft Exchange in District of Columbia government

A  D.C. government employee informed that while employees were assigned Google accounts, including Gmail addresses, they still use their Exchange accounts for emails. And D.C. employees use Google Apps for tasks such as collaborating on documents but not for sending emails, reports. “Already, Microsoft offers federal, state and local government agencies several cloud computing solutions, including popular products […]

A  D.C. government employee informed that while employees were assigned Google accounts, including Gmail addresses, they still use their Exchange accounts for emails. And D.C. employees use Google Apps for tasks such as collaborating on documents but not for sending emails, reports. “Already, Microsoft offers federal, state and local government agencies several cloud computing solutions, including popular products like Exchange, SharePoint, Office Communications Server, Public Sector On Demand, CRM, Live Meeting, and Bing Search and Maps.  This set of hosted services is one of most comprehensive in the market and as government begins to increasingly explore online tools and services, Microsoft is confident it presents that most flexible, reliable and – importantly – safe and secure solution,” noted Teresa Carlson.