System requirements

Hosted Microsoft Exchange System Requirements

Connectivity

Internet Connection Any working Internet connection
  1. On slower connections, such as dial up and cellular modems, and Internet connections slower than 128 kbps, Outlook performance may slow significantly. Customers should configure Outlook to download message headers only.
  2. Outlook 2010, 2007 & 2003 may be used without an Internet connection in “Offline Mode” to access emails already downloaded from the Exchange servers.
  3. Outlook requires 128 kbps of bandwidth for optimal performance.

Client Operating Systems

MS Windows 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7 Windows 2000 does not support Outlook 2003 or 2007 in full MAPI mode.
Mac OSX 10.X

Supports Microsoft Entourage 2004/2008 and Outlook Web Access Light

Note: Microsoft Entourage included with Home and Student edition will not connect to exchange.

Linux Any Linux operating system Supports Outlook Web Access Light only

Mail Clients

Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011
Microsoft Entourage for Mac 2004, 2008
POP3/IMAP4 Clients Microsoft Outlook Express or any other POP/IMAP client that supports secure connections.

Web Access

Outlook Web Access Internet Explorer version 6 or later
Outlook Web Access Light Any web browser that supports frames

Wireless Devices

BlackBerry* Any BlackBerry handheld device running BlackBerry OS version 4.x or later Requires an active data plan or Internet connection from your mobile telephone service provider.
Windows Mobile Any Windows Mobile device running Windows Mobile version 5.x or later Requires an active data plan or Internet connection from your mobile telephone service provider.

*These services are available for an additional monthly fee per device with your monthly hosted Exchange plan.