To compete successfully in today's challenging business climate, organizations must enable more efficient ways for information workers to communicate and collaborate. E-mail is currently the most widely used collaborative technology. More businesses use Exchange for e-mail-based collaboration than any other product. Exchange 2003 enables information workers to gain access to critical business communications almost whenever and wherever they need to and is designed to deliver greater security, availability, and reliability. Exchange 2003 sets a new benchmark for low total cost of ownership (TCO) by helping your information technology (IT) staff to do more with less through improved management tools. If you're in an Exchange Server 5.5 environment, Exchange 2003 offers large costs savings by operating on fewer servers. With new resources and tools, the upgrade and migration to Exchange 2003 is smooth, fast, and cost-effective. Exchange 2003 Standard Edition is designed to meet the messaging and collaboration needs of small and medium-size corporations.