Hosted Exchange FAQs and Tutorials
DomainPeople's hosted Exchange offering gives you an efficient tool for staying connected with your colleagues, email and schedule from anywhere you go. If you're not quite ready to dive into Exchange, take a look at some of our interactive tutorials, and browse our list of answers to common questions.
Why choose DomainPeople over another provider?
It's not just pricing that makes DomainPeople the right move.
We also include:
- 1GB attachments (20x larger than competitors' 50MB)
- Outlook/ Entourage (cost extra with many companies)
- SharePoint (costs extra with some companies)
- Email marketing tool
- Google antivirus/antispam tool
- And more. For a comprehensive chart comparing our offerings, see our Comparison Page.
How do I get started?
Moving to Exchange is as easy as ever. Follow these three simple steps, and begin using your Exchange mailboxes. If you have any problems as you start, our knowledgeable Exchange experts are ready to help you get up and running.
Order Exchange Hosting
- Input a domain name you own for your Exchange email usage, or buy a new domain.
- Pick a billing cycle preference.
- Enter billing and contact information for your company.
Setup Mailboxes in SiteControl
- Log into SiteControl.
- Click on ‘Email'
- Click on ‘MS Exchange 2010'
- Click on ‘Add'
Initialize Your Email Client
Outlook 2010's Autodiscover function allows easy synchronization with Exchange 2010.
How is Hosted Exchange better than SiteMail?
DomainPeople SiteMail is a high-availability Email service using POP/IMAP protocols. Its web-based email client is capable of syncing with a desktop client like Outlook, and provides shared calendars, contacts, and tasks, and premium spam/virus filtering.
Microsoft Exchange adds the following benefits to the above:
- Outlook integration made easy
- RPC over HTTPS connections
- Outlook Web interface
- Mobile device push service
- Spam and Virus Filtering
- Blackberry Enterprise Server integration optional
How do I migrate from my current provider?
Contact us at 1-877-734-3667 to discuss your migration procedure. Several options for moving data from your current email solution are available. We'll help you troubleshoot the process, and ensure your migration executes completely.
Will my data be secure?
It is the highest priority to keep Exchange users' information secure. Data resides behind a managed firewall, and regular backups are performed. All Outlook / Exchange transmissions are done over secure HTTPS connections under the latest SSL encryption techniques. If encryption to external recipients is required, Secure Email Encryption is an available feature. Plus, McAfee Spam and Virus Filtering gives you spam and virus protection.
How long does it take to set up hosted Microsoft Exchange?
There's no hassle at all. Our solution is 100% turnkey. Start designating mailboxes immediately after signup.
Can my iPhone or Android sync with hosted Exchange?
Yes, iPhone/iPad and Android devices have ActiveSync installed already. This permits synchronization with Hosted Exchange. Input a username and password, and seamlessly access your Exchange accounts on your mobile device. For Blackberry users, BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) is available for your BlackBerry phone.
Can I modify my Spam/Antivirus settings?
Sure! A Spam and Virus Filtering system comes with every mailbox at no additional cost. Users can configure filtering settings and create blacklists/whitelists via an individual control interface.
Is an annual contract mandatory?
You'll never sign a contract and can cancel our service at any time — all while saving money by not purchasing and maintaining your own Exchange server.
Do you offer an email marketing program?
Newsletter Broadcast is our email marketing application, and it's included with all our plans. It enables you to easily oversee your email marketing campaigns.