Email Web hosting solutions are designed for every business who do not intend to waste the resources and valuable time to set-up and manage the Business communication infrastructure. Email hosting packages have been designed with a sole intention of helping business cope with the communication requirements. We all are aware about the increasing volume of online threats and attacks, the chances of virus infections, hardware and software issues. Every such issue may hamper your business communication for hours or probably days. To have a secure solution that would eliminate these issues, is the requirement of each business.
It is a wiser decision to outsource the business messaging requirements to a reliable website hosting company. In this article we will try and understand the various aspects of Email Hosting.
Secure Access to the Webmail
Any reputable UK Web Hosting company that offers Email hosting packages, provide the mail server with an 128 bit encrypted channel. This channel is alive throughout the webmail session. Hence, the data which is sent to server(s) and the data which arrives from the other server(s) is secure from the time a user signs in. This encrypted channel stays active until the user logs-out. It ensures the security of your business communication and avoids any interception of messages and the information.
Secure Access of IMAP and POP Servers
There has been a rapid increase in the demand for email hosting for business communication, mainly due to its feature which allows you securely access the desktop email clients via POP and IMAP. Every email is encrypted, even the username and passwords transmitted to the mailing server are not compromised. Every popular mail clients ie. Microsoft Outlook, Thunderbird, AppleMail, Outlook Express etc., are supported with the Email hosting packages. No matter how you choose to manage your mails (on/offline), email hosting solution assures reliability, efficiency and security.
Ample Storage Space
When you choose an email hosting plan, as a default feature, you are offered ample storage capacity for every mailbox you create. The basic and the personal packages offer storage space in MB’s whereas with the professional, business and corporate packages, the storage capacity offered is in GB’s. These packages are designed keeping in mind every possible business requirement of electronic mail communication. Users can upgrade the plans at any point of time. The upgrade is hassle free and you can start using the upgraded resources as soon as you place a request.
Spam and Virus Filters
A reliable email hosting solution is the one that filter the suspected traffic and keeps your network secure. There are multiple ways of dealing with spams, but usually, an anti virus scanner is integrated within the host SMTP gateway. Some ways that are pre-dominantly used are blacklisting, grey-listing and white-listing the emails. Once you’ve set these parameters to the email you receive, the suspected emails would be automatically diverted to the quarantine list instead of reaching to the inbox.
Shared Address Book
For any business, the address book is considered to be the most important feature. Every popular email client offer this feature, it is a convenient method for storing the contact details which can be also be easily retrieved whenever required. Users may categories contacts based on Private and Shared address book. The LDAP directory services are usually a default feature of every shared address book.