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E-Mail: In or Out?
Oct 30th, 2008
3:55 PM - 4:45 PM
Session Type: Education Session
E-mail is a critical yet expensive service to maintain. Students view it as a commodity and often criticize the functionality provided by in-house solutions. Hosted e-mail vendors offer free services to higher education, a compelling but complicated option. What are the implications of using a vendor? How does outsourcing e-mail impact privacy and privacy laws such as FERPA? This session will present important points to consider when deciding whether your campus should insource or outsource student e-mail.