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Stay Ahead of the Game: Why Having an MSP w/ Email Security is Key to Preventing Email Outages

It is no secret that technology now plays a crucial role in both our personal and professional life. Due to the increasing reliance on technology, it is crucial for organizations to have a strong and reliable IT infrastructure in place to prevent operational disruptions. The recent Microsoft Outlook outage is a perfect illustration of how a small technological error can cause enormous problems and decrease productivity for organizations and their employees.

MSPs (Managed Service Providers) are essential in this situation. MSPs are in charge of keeping an organization's IT systems up to date, administering them, and monitoring downtime to the absolute minimum. By proactively monitoring, an MSP can help mitigate problems like the Microsoft Outlook outage.

Complete Business Protection with Mimecast: MSPs that Don't Use Email Security Leave You Open to Risk. The Security of Attachments from All Senders Must Be Assured

If an organization had Mimecast in place during the Microsoft Outlook outage, the following benefits could have been realized:

  1. Resilient Email Services: Mimecast's email management system provides multiple layers of protection and redundancy, ensuring the continuity of email services even in the event of an outage.

  2. Continuous Email Availability: Mimecast's email archiving and continuity services would have ensured that all email communications were still accessible during the outage, reducing downtime and minimizing the impact on business operations.

  3. Advanced Threat Protection: Mimecast's Advanced Threat Protection capabilities could have prevented the spread of malicious content, ensuring the security and confidentiality of email communications.

  4. Improved Email Management: Mimecast's email management system provides centralized management and reporting of email communications, reducing the complexity and improving the efficiency of email operations.

  5. Proactive Monitoring: Mimecast's proactive monitoring and alerting capabilities could have quickly identified and addressed the issue, reducing the downtime and minimizing the impact on business operations.

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