For many companies, outsourced messaging services constitute the first company sanctioned adoption of cloud solutions. Hosted messaging services are coming to be regarded as both safe and scalable for corporate environments, and yet much scrutiny and debate still rages around the potential risks and limitations of cloud storage infrastructure. What makes mail service infrastructure so different? According to a study of 200 companies in France, 67% of companies say they now have outsourced mail services. (study was undertaken by Pierre Audoin Consultants).