Linked by David Adams on Thu 28th Aug 2008 17:51 UTC, submitted by stonyandcher
Features, Office Everyone knows that Microsoft Exchange is expensive - but ubiquitous " and plenty of open source projects and vendors have been trying a variety of technical approaches to replace it. While none is yet a drop-in replacement, a PC World article looks at ways that some administrators can get a cost advantage by switching.
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RE[7]: My answer is a no.
by Soulbender on Fri 29th Aug 2008 14:29 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: My answer is a no."
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So if we want to compare, we still can, and is still more expensive.

Really? Based on what numbers? Did you add AV cost? Anti-spam cost?

like email, the bosses want to see the support contract.If there is not 24/7 phone support, whether it is ever used or not, you can bet if something *does* happen you may not have a job.

True enough. Since I am the boss I do want to see support contracts although the exact nature of it does depend on what in-house skills you have and how critical email is to operations.

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