Leading OWA solution provider, Messageware Incorporated, has both the products and resources needed for companies worldwide to securely and reliably put their email into the cloud without sacrificing productivity.

April 18, 2012, Toronto, Canada – Messageware, (http://www.messageware.com), the world’s leading provider of enterprise security, productivity and customization solutions for Microsoft Office Outlook Web App (OWA), today announced it has been accepted into Microsoft’s Cloud Partner Program. As a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner, the company intends to capitalize on the growing cloud computing market by making it easier and more affordable for companies worldwide to migrate to Office 365’s Exchange Online.

Gartner, Inc. predicts that the percentage of corporate mailboxes using cloud services will be 10% percent by year-end 2012, up from 2% at the end of 2009. Using Messageware’s award-winning OWA Desktop client-side solution together with Office 365, companies worldwide can deliver the familiar desktop experience to their users while realizing the cost savings associated with cloud computing.

OWA Desktop brings OWA webmail functionality to the user’s desktop, delivering key features with the added benefit of the thin email client. Simple one-click functions provide users access to read and send message functions, and access to calendars and appointments without the hassle of navigating web browsers and re-authenticating each time they need email.  Rich new mail and appointment alerts, with advanced features, are provided to the user in real time. OWA Desktop gives the user functionality they have come to expect and depend on from Microsoft Outlook.

Launched in 2010, the Microsoft Cloud Partner program showcases and supports Microsoft partners who are committed to delivering the next generation of cloud services to their clients. As a new Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner, Messageware can leverage these benefits to its customers.

“As more companies consider the benefits of migrating their messaging to Office 365 they can now leverage Messageware as a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner to help them achieve their goals,” said Mark Rotman, President & CEO of Messageware.