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Email Hosting: What is Email Hosting and What’s The Benefits?

August 25th, 2017

As a business owner, you should be familiar with email hosting – a system that allows you to manage email servers. For example, if you’re emailing from or to someone with a domain name in their email address, they have an email hosting service i.e. @ghostservices.co.uk

Typically the web hosting company who support your domain name will also provide you with an email hosting service. However, there are some issues that are associated with using this type of hosting.

Firstly, your web hosting provider may give you a POP3 email service. This means you can only use one computer to check your device (no other devices like mobile phones or tablets) and your emails will be stored on the computer you are using. This means all the sent emails are stored with your local PC rather than a mail server.

A web hosting provider’s email server will also give you basic antivirus protection. It is good that, to some degree, they are protecting your emails from hacking and corruption. However, other email hosting providers will offer you a more intensive and structured virus prevention system.

Finally, considering their expertise in the industry lie within web hosting, it’s no wonder most web hosting providers give a basic and minimal email hosting service. With a web provider you will be given a bog standard email server and not told much about how to use it.

However, with Ghost IT Support Essex we are able to provide a unique and tailored email hosting service that is easy to manage and simple to use. Not only can you send clients emails from your bespoke domain name, but we have a number of added features to make your client emails professional and convincing such as:

Automatic responses

  • Unlimited aliases
  • Unlimited forwarders
  • Attach large files
  • Choose from IMAP/POP3
  • A robust spam/virus protection
  • Online storage
  • Backup of emails
  • Calendars
  • Mailing Lists
  • Contact Management

To find out more about Ghost’s IT Support in Essex, be sure to get in touch with us on 01708 390370.

We provide a number of IT solutions in and around the South East, including a fully comprehensive Computer Support Essex package and our own bespoke Web Hosting Essex service.


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