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ISC Networking and Telecommunications Email Services

ISC Networking & Telecommunications offers two email services:

Select Zimbra if your organization:

  • supports a mix of PC, Mac or Linux clients for mail.
  • does not depend on third-party client access to a calendar system. The Zimbra web client has full-featured calendar support. There is limited support for other third-party clients at this time and separate credentials are required for calendar access.
  • depends on ISC's recommended authentication platform, Kerberos.
  • is a school that wishes to allow students to self-provision accounts.
  • wishes to suport only a full-featured web client that works in any modern browser, or the same cross-platform client.
  • considers cost a strong factor in your decision making.

Select Exchange if your organization:

  • supports a majority of PC clients. Microsoft Entourage provides access to Exchange services for Mac users, but there are substantial feature gaps between Entourage and Outlook.
  • does not depend on ISC's recommended authentication platform, Kerberos.
  • has webmail users who primarily use the Internet Explorer browser. Other browsers offer less functionality with Outlook Web Access.
  • does not consider cost a strong factor in your decision making.

Select both services if your organization:

  • has a mix of business users, faculty, and students, and you support different classes of service for those constituencies.
  • does not require full-featured scheduling across platforms and across services.
Consult with ISC regarding your service selection if there are mitigating factors not listed here.

Service Alerts

Exchange, Forward-Only, and Zimbra Service Alert

October 10, 2014 - 4:10pm: The issue is resolved, but we will continue to monitor it.
3:30pm - We're having a problem with the central mail router. Creating new entries, or editing current entries is not possible, breaking account creation for Zimbra, Exchange, and Forward-Only. We are aware of the issue and are investigating.

Zimbra Service Alert

10/7/2014, 1:45pm - Beginning at 1:13pm one of our four mailbox servers was experiencing some memory problems. The portion of our users whose mailbox resides on that server may have notices some decrease in response time. We restarted Zimbra on that server and things appear to be back to normal. We will continue to monitor the situation.
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