Perhaps the earliest cloud service, email hosting remains a cost effective alternative to running an in-house email server. Outsourcing POP3, IMAP, and Exchange email accounts relieves business owners and IT professionals from having to deal with critical security patches, antivirus updates and spam control. Most importantly, email outsourcing delivers more uptime and less hassle.
Small business owners and startups will appreciate not having to invest money in hardware, software and staff dedicated to managing their company's email. Intuitive web based administration lets you provision mailboxes, change account passwords, set up vacation messages and forwards, set up aliases and edit spam preferences.
Email marketers and transactional senders can take full advantage of outsourced email solutions as well. With servers individually optimized for specific tasks, applications and databases, you can get improved SMTP and app performance with the added benefit of system wide IP monitoring helping to ensure best delivery rates.
We're an ESP you can look to for guidance if you're considering outsourcing all or part of your email systems.