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Time for a tech upgrade

Local companies need to strengthen their IT infrastructure to improve operations.
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Local companies are becoming aware that strengthening their IT infrastructure with the right partner could improve their operations.


Philex Mining Corporation, the country’s sustainability-friendly energy and resource development firm, recently leveraged on Microsoft Hosted Exchange Solutions to strengthen their business productivity.


Designed to deliver enterprise-grade security, Microsoft Hosted Exchange Solutions provides hosted email, calendar and contacts on any device such as PC and mobile phones. It has built-in anti-virus and anti-spam filters that protect information as well as mailboxes for people to store a good amount of data. It also enables seamless integration with Outlook so users can enjoy a rich, familiar email experience and offline access. Other useful capabilities include email archiving, eDiscovery Search, retention and security policies, optional legal hold, enforce PIN lock, and remote wiping of data from lost or stolen phones.



Philex Mining believes in the value of an innovative and advanced IT infrastructure to help its employees work faster, smarter and achieve an effective and cost-efficient business process. With Microsoft Hosted Exchange Solutions, through E-PLDT, Philex Mining is able to manage, utilize and customize email and other forms of online communications while keeping on top of day-to-day operations.


“We’ve evaluated a number of alternatives and decided to go with Microsoft Exchange.  We wanted to professionalize our company’s email right away, and Microsoft Hosted Exchange through E-PLDT was the ideal enterprise grade solution for accomplishing this in the shortest amount of time, with zero capital expenditure,” said Brett Medel, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Philex Mining.  “Another important consideration was the familiarity of our employees with Microsoft technology. It has easily enabled our teams to communicate better through customized emails, enhanced calendars for meeting, without compromising security.”



Microsoft Philippines is committed to its mission in bringing technologies designed for the dynamics of the enterprise. For more information on Microsoft Hosted Exchange and how it is ready to help your business today, visit









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