365 email with Exchange Online
Microsoft’s Office 365 suite includes Exchange Online, which is a hosted email and messaging application that providing organisations access to the full-featured version of Exchange Server. You can access business email, calendar contacts on your PC, smartphone and web browser from virtually anywhere. Setting up an email account in Outlook is simply matter of entering your email address and password and you are automatically configured ready to go. Unlike like traditional standard email services that come with POP /IMAP, Exchange is the worlds premier email delivery platform offering seamless synchronisation and reliability.
Like all 365 products, Exchange email is sold on an annual subscription beginning at $6.05 per month, but is best value with 365 Business subscriptions staring at $7.59 per month which includes SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and OneDrive. There is a base kiosk version available at $2.97 per month with limited features.
Connect with Outlook
Connect to your Exchange mailbox with Microsoft Office Outlook on PC and Macs. Mailboxes e comes with 50 GB of mailbox storage for each user, with an additional 50 gigs storage using in-place archive now kept online. No more messy archive PST file to look after. Depending on your subscription, you can have unlimited archive storage.
Take email on the go. Exchange Online supports mobile access for all phones and tablets that have the ability to receive email including Apple iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry devices. You have full synchronisation with email, calendars, contacts, tasks and even notes
Built in protection
Gain peace of mind knowing all Exchange mailboxes come with Exchange Online Protection that includes premier anti-malware and anti-spam protection. Exchange now has advanced protection against spoofing and managing message reputation.
Check email online
Don’t have your computer with you? Check and send mail from anywhere with an internet connection on any computer using the Outlook Web Application. Users have full access to inboxes, calendars, and contacts in any web browser.
The new Outlook 2019 option of Dark Mode. Click on the image to enlarge.
Share Outlook Mailboxes, Calendars and Contacts
Eliminate the need to ask a colleague about their availability for your next meeting. Exchange Online gives users the power to share their Outlook Calendars with their teams. Entire mailboxes can be shared with other team members which can invaluable for example to personal assistants managing schedules and appointments.
Keep inboxes un-cluttered
Exchange Online uses an In-Place Archive that automatically places old messages into an archive for the user to view at their convenience, keeping the inbox clear for recently added and important messages.
Hold on to edited and deleted Mail
The In-Place Hold feature allows the user to keep deleted and edited messages from the mailbox. Deleted items which can be retained for up to 6 months before permanently deleted
Avoid data loss
Avoid losing sensitive business data with data loss prevention (DLP) policies based on regulatory standards including Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) that protect sensitive data.
Multiple email addresses and shared mailboxes
You are not limited top one email address per user. Users can have as many alternative email addresses known as Alias’s. There is also the shared mailbox feature which allows you to have secondary mailboxes that do not require a license. A typical use for these are generic addresses such as email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Outlook Web App or OWA which can be viewed in all popular browser. Click on the image to enlarge