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microsoft email services

Microsoft’s e-mail services ( Hotmail, LiveMail, MSN, Outlook.com ) now supports the IMAP protocol .  There are many benefits of using IMAP vs. the old POP method for accessing your mailbox. The biggest benefit to IMAP is the ability to quickly access your email from any device and interact with the same content across all devices and location.

Here’s a 5 minutes video tutorial on how to add your IMAP account to Outlook 2010 and other email programs including Apple Mail.

Here are the Server settings for your reference:

Incoming IMAP

  • Server: imap-mail.outlook.com
  • Server port: 993
  • Encryption: SSL

Outgoing SMTP

  • Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com
  • Server port: 587
  • Encryption: TLS

We offer a wide range of IT Services for Small Businesses, check out our IT Services Page for more information. If you need help with your email services you can always contact us.

windows8

Microsoft Windows is a leading name for IT Services of all shapes and sizes. Windows 8 is no exception. Microsoft released Windows 8, in the fall of 2011, and it was met with mixed reactions, many of them unflattering. Microsoft hopes to change that with an update for Windows 8 called Blue.

The Blue update is hoped to have overcome some of the challenges faced when using Windows 8, such as: the Metro User Interface, which uses tiles, as opposed to the menu based system of Windows 7.

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server2012small

As a business owner, you should always be on the lookout for tools and methods of keeping your business data safe and, at the same time, easily accessible. You want an easy to use, secure and powerful server management, and you want to it to be very reliable. You know just how important it is to get the most out of your time, and using the help of Windows Server 2012, you can cut out a lot of the time that you would normally be spending with server management. Let’s talk a bit more about Windows Server 2012, and find out if it’s the best option for you.
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Microsoft Office 365
If you’re a small business owner chances are that you rely on the power and ease of use that Microsoft Office provides. There is a reason why it is the industry standard and has been in recent years. One thing that you may not have been aware of is how beneficial the features of Office 365 can be for you and your business. Office 365 will have all of the features that you know and love along with a hoard of new capabilities that will make your daily tasks a cinch. Let’s talk a bit more about some of the powerful things you can do with Microsoft Office 365.
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