SOURCE: Intermedia


May 03, 2011 09:25 ET

Independent Research Firm Features Intermedia in Cloud-Based Email Vendor Report

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - Intermedia, the world's largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, announced today that it is one of the vendors featured in Forrester Research Inc.'s March 2011 report, "Market Overview: Cloud-Based Email Vendors." The report cites Intermedia as one of just three of the 13 vendors analyzed whose target market is exclusively small and mid-size businesses.

In the report, Forrester Research specifically highlights the value companies like Intermedia bring to the cloud email space: "That's where collaboration service providers step in. They are experts at running and tailoring Exchange and other email and collaboration services for customers."

Intermedia's flagship product is the feature-rich Exchange 2010. The company includes a comprehensive migration service from on-premise Exchange environments, broad support for mobile devices, and large mailbox storage space versus competing options.

In addition to hosted Microsoft Exchange 2010, as well as other Microsoft products such as Office Communications Server 2007 and SharePoint, Intermedia offers an integrated suite of cloud communications and collaboration services. These services include Encrypted Email, Online Backup, Hosted PBX, Conference Bridges, and complete mobility support for BlackBerry, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7 and other devices. All Intermedia services are set up and managed from Intermedia's HostPilot® Control Panel.

"Intermedia's Exchange Concierge™ team migrates new customers to our cloud email service from their on-premise server," says Jonathan McCormick, COO, Intermedia. "These customers are looking to safely transition their people, data, and existing email set-up into the cloud to the latest version of Exchange -- keeping customizations like their public folders intact. Intermedia enables them to do that."

For a complimentary copy of the report, please visit Intermedia's "Resources" on

Intermedia is the premier provider of communications services, including hosted Microsoft Exchange, to small and mid-sized businesses. For an affordable monthly fee, customers get business email, VOIP telephone service, smartphones, instant messaging, fax and other communications delivered as a service with 24x7 support. Intermedia also empowers thousands of smaller VARs and MSPs -- as well as select Fortune 500 companies -- to sell communications services under their own brand. Founded in 1995, Intermedia was the first company to offer cloud-based business-class email and now has over 300,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes under management -- more than any other provider. For more information, visit

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