As a business opportunity,Â hosted exchange reselling (or private label hosted exchange services) is the ability to share and allocate the IT infrastructure, including software, hardware, and bandwidth. This is accomplished through a user-friendly reseller control panel. Buyers are usually small to medium sized businesses, developers, system integrators or other IT professionals. As more small businesses begin to realize the benefits of a managed exchange server, the application has become much more popular.
Benefits of hosted exchange reselling include:
1 – Reseller hosting plans allow for a choice in pricing structure, to establish a brand. Customers may manage accounts through control panels, which ultimately reduces the support load of hosted exchange resellers. In essence, it is a win-win business opportunity for all involved.
2 – Hosted exchange 2007 is available to resellers in bulk, for wholesale prices, which can be and resell these services to small business.
3 – Companies that make use of exchange sever outsourcing are assured security. Most often, a reseller price includes integration into the hosted environment, administration tools and products.
4 – An increase in revenue is possible, since resellers can sell mailboxes at higher prices. There is low financial risk, since no hardware or software needs to be purchased (which can often become obsolete).
5 – Customer relationships become enhanced – as reselling options are fully private label and exchange on demand (or exchange as SaaS). By using Private Label features, resellers may brand their own design, which creates customer recognition and reinforcement for future sales.
6 – It does not take extensive technical knowledge to undertake reseller hosting. The operator of the data center is responsible for maintaining all hardware and the networked infrastructure. Typically any connectivity or software problems are forwarded to the provider of the server from where the reseller plan was acquired.
7 – Hosted exchange resellers are able to do both; set up and also manage their customersâ€™ accounts by use of a web interface. This consists of a point and click control panel, which the reseller can brand it with his own brand. Using this control panel resellers can manage their clients from one central location.
8 – Private label hosted exchange domain name, HTML header and footer appear on the control panel. The provider of the exchange service to the reseller bills for each customer, after which the reseller may bill customers.
9 – Hosted exchange resellers may also offer both shared and dedicated private label hosted exchange services – to cover the market adequately.
Hostway is well poised to handle the specific unique requirements of companies of all types, as a professional web hosting company providing insight into the entire Microsoft Exchange system.