Vodafone recently announced that it would be closing all its customer email services on 30 November 2017. All of the following email services will be axed:
A couple of relevant articles discussing this can be found as follows:
Are you wondering which email service to go with next?
As if changing your email address isn’t enough of a hassle, you also need to figure out which email service to go with next. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but Optimus Systems has done your homework for you to help you choose.
The 3 options we’d recommend are:
- Exchange online
Here’s an overview of alternative email services…
1. Exchange online
In a nutshell: Enterprise-grade email service with a 50GB mailbox per user – and it’s up to you whether you use the web-based version or the Outlook software you may already be familiar with. You can use your own domain, for example @drummondfamily.co.nz, something that you’d own forever and is personalised to you.
Great for: Small businesses, solopreneurs, or individuals who are heavy email users.
Cost: $6 a month per user.
In a nutshell: A @gmail.com email address is free, and you can use webmail, Outlook, or other email software.
Great for: The free @gmail.com service is ideal for individuals.
Cost: @gmail.com addresses are free.
In a nutshell: This is Microsoft’s free email service, that’s comparable with Gmail. It connects seamlessly with other Microsoft services, such as Skype, OneDrive, Office Online, OneNote and more. It also has a great mobile app.
Great for: The free Outlook.com email service is perfect for individuals.
Not sure what’s right for you? Or need some help migrating your emails and contacts?
Moving everything to a new system can be difficult, especially with multiple devices (PC / tablet / mobile). Call our friendly team at Optimus Systems (0800 359 933) to take the pain out of your email changeover, we’ll be happy to help you.