Products & Services

Hosted Exchange

Hosted Exchange

Interoute’s Hosted Exchange product is a 24x7 managed service hosted on Interoute's virtual data centre (VDC) infrastructure.

With Interoute, your Exchange is a dedicated instance, exclusive for you as a customer. A fully virtual environment ensures scalability, while also being able to add additional resources to the existing infrastructure seamlessly.

Directly make policy changes in the following areas:
  • User-management
  • Mailbox administration
  • Mail flow
  • Mail protection
  • Compliance management
  • Public folders and public mailboxes


E-mail is a key business application

  • The average user sends or receives 145 emails on a typical workday
  • The average user spends 165 minutes each workday doing something in their email client, and uses email more than all other modes of communication combined.
  • 42% of email users report that they are using email more than they were 12 months ago compared to only 10% who report lower usage over the same period.

Source: 2012 Osterman Research White Paper



Keeping your e-mail secure

Electronic communications carry a host of threats that can harm efficiency, productivity, and reputation. For instance, a single infected message or ‘bad’ web link could compromise an enterprises entire network. Threats are also becoming increasingly better targeted at businesses of all types and sizes.

Interoute, in partnering with services, intends to offer the best threat protection available to its customers.’s unique Skeptic™ technology uses proprietary heuristics that leverage grid computing power to process more than 6 billion emails and 1 billion web requests each day. Linking this knowledge with world-leading global infrastructure and unmatched ability to share data across email and web, will protect customers even as threats converge and grow in sophistication.


Microsoft Exchange Versions

Microsoft Exchange Server is the leading business-grade messaging system. Exchange offers a number of capabilities, including email, calendaring, task management, address lists, and access to shared document repositories, amongst other functions.

From its start in 1993, Microsoft Exchange has continually been upgraded and improved, including additional and enhanced features to ensure it has kept up to date with the requirements of the modern enterprise, with the current version, Exchange 2013 being launched in December 2012.


Exchange version

Start of lifecycle support

End of mainstream support

Exchange 2000 29 Nov 2000 31/12/2005
Exchange 2003 28 Sep 2003 14/04/2009
Exchange 2007 8 Mar 2007 10/04/2012
Exchange 2010 9 Nov 2009 13/01/2015
Exchange 2013 9 Jan 2013 04/10/2018