Stimson Lumber: Timber Company Enhances Availability, Lowers Cost of Messaging With Hosted Solution
To boost IT efficiency and give mobile employees enhanced access to email, Stimson Lumber looked to improve its communications and collaboration infrastructure. The company had relied on Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and wanted to take advantage of subsequent versions of the technology that include tightened security and advanced mobile capabilities. After evaluating the Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite, which includes Microsoft Exchange Online, company leaders decided to move to the hosted messaging solution. With help from Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Vorsite, Stimson Lumber migrated all 215 email accounts to the cloud. Now the company benefits from simplified data backup and recovery, improved mobile access to email, and the assurance of 99.9 percent network availability.