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  • Welcome and intros. At iMatrix ICT Group, we understand the hosting needs of small and midsize businesses are different. Companies just like yours rely on us for hosted Exchange and business communications. Regardless of whether you choose iMatrix ICT Group or not, this presentation outlines a practical approach you can use to objectively compare alternatives and find the solutions provider that best meets your needs.
  • Migrating to cloud

    1. 1. Migrating to the cloud and how to choose a reliable provider Presented by iMatrix ICT Group iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    2. 2. Cloud services: the solution of choicefor businesses like you iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    3. 3. Why is the cloud so appealing? Reduce Capital Free Up Important Peace of Mind Expenditures Resources •Datacenters, networking, and •New •Administration, maintenance, backups can be overwhelming hardware, software, periphera upgrades and implementation for the average SMB to ls and the never-ending are costly and time- manage. With hosted upgrade pressures are consuming. Give time back Exchange solutions, SMBs can eliminated with hosted with hosted solutions. focus on the most important solutions goal – growing their business. iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    4. 4. The real litmus test for hostedExchange providers Infrastructure Migration Control Support iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    5. 5. Infrastructure I am here How far does my data• Datacenters have to travel? Datacenter X o Proximity to your users o Quantity What if their data• “The Plumbing” center goes down? My data is o Telco and vendor quality here o Performance and reliability• Data Replication How much downtime o Real-time replication could my CEO tolerate? o Rapid restore Uptime Maximum Downtime Guarantee Allowed per Year• Uptime SLAs o Clearly defined, enforceable 99.9% 9 hours o Granular (e.g. mailbox level) 99.999% 6 minutes iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    6. 6. Migration• Ease of Migration: When does my CEO’s o Cost email go live? o Time and resources required o Support provided …• Access to Innovation: User 1 User n o Lead time to offer latest app versions How long will I have o Timely upgrades and to wait to get Exchange 2010? maintenance iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    7. 7. Control• Administrator visibility How easily How many How much o On-premise caliber can I wipe a passwords control will I lost will I have to retain? o Single point of control Blackberry? keep track for all hosted apps of? o Single sign-on• Compliance o SAS-70 Type I or II Audits o PCI for secure credit card payments iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    8. 8. Support• Expertise How likely am I o Support staff certifications to get an o Application-specific knowledge ‘expert’ when I need one?• Responsiveness o Average support call wait time o Support window I’m putting my o Email and phone access career on the line – can they deliver? iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    9. 9. How iMatrix ICT Group compares • Premium architecture: • 99.999% uptime • Regular backups and real-time replication Infrastructure • Seven tier-4 datacenters (6 US, 1 UK, 1AU) • EMC, Dell, Cisco HW • Ensures email’s fastest possible roundtrip • We made migration easy: Migration • Active Directory data imports < 1 hr • Includes each user’s entire mailbox, calendar, task and contacts • End-user Control Panel: • On-premise control Control • Easy to delegate admin tasks • Sync on-premise and iMatrix ICT apps • Access the latest apps (e.g. Exchange 2010) • Support/Services: Support • 24x7 Email Premium support • Basic, Advanced and Premium services support iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    10. 10. Our offeringA large selection ofservices makingiMatrix ICT Groupa one-stop-shopfor cloud-basedservices. iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    11. 11. About iMatrix ICT GroupOur Claim to Fame: • Key technology capabilities using Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Lync Online, and Office Web applications to small and medium-sized enterprises. • Ready solutions enable small and medium-sized enterprises to stand out from the competition by accomplish more, faster, and reach new levels of productivity, mobility and security, that can concentrate 100% on developing their own business. • Elite plans are offered for a low monthly fee – delivered to you as a turnkey solution, ready to go from the start.Our Company: • Offers Hosted Exchange 2010 backed by a 100 percent data guarantee and a 99.999 percent uptime SLA so your data is always secure. • A secure and professional alternative for instant messaging and unified communications. • Offer SharePoint solutions that you can share documents, calendars, contacts, links, ideas and more, without wasting time exchanging inefficient emails. iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions
    12. 12. For more information, visit www.iMatrixICT.com.auThank you. iMatrix ICT Group - Visionary Innovative Solutions