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  • From: Ben Teitelbaum <>
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  • Subject: Re: [] Outsourcing Campus Communications
  • Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 16:13:33 -0500

Christian Schlatter

> Ben Teitelbaum wrote:
>> You can now outsource campus email to Google (see blog posting
>> attached below). Next up (I imagine), Google Talk. Would you point
>> your MX record at Google? How about your SIP or XMPP SRV records?
>> The notion that campuses (and enterprises) have a unique value
>> proposition when it comes to providing communications services is
>> under assault from many directions. Thoughts?
> Microsoft also offers free campus email services, although MS may not
> have the same coolness factor as Google ;-)

Yeah, this is more prevalent than I had thought. I gather that some
schools are using these services for some types of accounts
(e.g. alumni email for life), but not for others (e.g. faculty and
current students).


-- ben

Ben Teitelbaum

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