Frequently Asked Questions

What are the risks associated with outsourcing email?

By outsourcing email and calendar to Microsoft Office 365, the institution assumes these risks: 

  • We are one hundred percent dependent on the Internet for email and calendar services.
  • We are dependent on a third party provider to assure data security.
  • We are dependent on third party guarantees for uptime availability and reliability.

But, as we have recently experienced, there are reliability and performance risks associated with any email system.