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Boston Gets Gmail

If you correspond via email with any of Boston’s city employees, you probably won’t even notice a difference. 

But starting soon, the city of Boston will be switching its email system from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps, a cloud-based email and communication system that the city says will save about 30 percent each year. 

“By bringing city government into the cloud, Boston continues to modernize our technology while saving taxpayer dollars and freeing up city workers to focus on the vital work of helping people,” said Mayor Menino. “Our technology experts will now be able to focus on moving the city forward, rather than maintaining servers.”

The city has about 75,000 email users, including individual announts for its 57,000 Boston Public Schools students. Previously, the city had been using several email servers, many needing technical upgrades. 

The city said the move will save upwards of 30 percent on communications and technical costs. It was spending $ 8.25 per user per month to host its email servers on Microsoft Exchange and Symantec Vault, the mayor’s office said.  read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 10, 2013 at 2:31 pm

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