What is email hosting, and what are the advantages?

E-mail hosting is similar to web hosting. It is a Web or Internet hosting service which rents out and operates email servers.

E-mail hosting services are services which differ from the typical free webmail sites such as Yahoo and Google. A business email address contains person name and the company name.

The typical hosted business e-mail address is in the format of person_name@companyname.com.

Larger enterprises usually host their own e-mail servers and forgo e-mail hosting services.

This professional e-mail ID establishes the authority of a person to act on behalf of a company. And It also acts as advertisement of the company.

The e-mail services offered are usually restricted to POP3 email and only the basics in virus and spam protection.

When you host an e-mail with cloud services, accounts are more likely to be on dedicated e-mail servers.

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Advantages of Email Hosting:

  • Security:. You Usually get standard servers that are fully-encrypted by your e-mail hosters.
  • Storage:. E-mail hosting providers ensure to provide storage spaces to the users.
  • Cost-Effective:. An e-mail account is cost-effective.
  • Virus Filter:.  The e-mail services and solutions these days come with span and virus filtering features that help the organization to save their critical data.\
Originally Posted by: Hostway