Velocity Group Incorporates Mimecast into Hosted Exchange Offering

    Managed infrastructure services specialist, Velocity Group, has opted to include Mimecast as a central point within its private hosted Exchange service.

    Johannesburg, South Africa – Mimecast, the leading supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange has concluded an agreement with managed infrastructure services specialist, Velocity Group, to incorporate Unified Email Management as a core component of its hosted Exchange platform.

    Velocity Group was founded in 2007 and has since evolved into one of South Africa’s foremost providers of ICT services to the corporate market. The group’s hosted Exchange platform is comprised of several tools aimed at streamlining electronic communication within client IT frameworks.

    The inclusion of Mimecast’s Unified Email Management to the solution is central to ensuring consistent email availability and security within a private hosted Exchange environment.

    “As a certified business partner with Mimecast we are extremely familiar with Mimecast’s product suite. With this in mind we had no doubt that Unified Email Management would prove a valuable addition to Velocity Group’s private hosted Exchange offering” comments Brendan Haskins, Cloud General Manager for Velocity Group.

    “The inclusion of Mimecast has enabled us to offer a more robust system. With Unified Email Management in tow we have the failovers required to ensure that if something does go wrong we’re able to alleviate any pain or discomfort typically associated with a communication outage. Our clients can still access their email at all times, both internally and externally”.

    According to Mimecast South Africa Managing Director Brandon Bekker, Velocity Group’s decision to incorporate Unified Email Management into its hosted Microsoft Exchange platform is a vote of confidence.

    “Mimecast has been fortunate enough to enjoy a positive relationship with Velocity Group over the years. As one of our business partners, this stellar business has championed the benefits of cloud based email archiving, continuity and security countless times.”


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