FAQ: Email Hosting

Jul 10, 2017 | Blog, IT Services

We get a lot of questions about email hosting, so we’ve compiled and answered some of your most frequently asked questions about email hosting.

Email Hosting SolutionsWhat is an email service?

Refers to providing email servers to send, receive, accept and store email for other organizations or end users.

What is a custom built server?

A custom configured server allows for a blend of features that are more reflective of the individual’s needs rather than the market as a whole. Custom servers can reach peak working efficiency in ways that preconfigured models cannot.

What is email filter?

Email filtering refers to the processing of email to organize it according to specified criteria with additional anti-spam techniques.

What is email encryption?

Email encryption of encryption of email messages to protect the content from being read by other entities than the intended recipients.

What is an anti-spam filter?

Refers to any software, hardware or process that is used to combat the proliferation of spam or to keep spam from entering a system.

What is outbound mail?

An outbound mail gateway is a server through which all mail sent from your domain passes.

What is a spam blocker?

Computer software that is designed to prevent spam, or unsolicited emails sent in bulk to a large number of recipients, from going directly to the inbox of your email client.

What is the SMTP mail server?

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for email transmissions. Electronic mail servers and other mail transfer agents use SMPT to send and receive mail messages.

What is an email server?

An email server is a server that handles and delivers email over a network. Email servers can receive emails from client computers and deliver them to other mail servers.

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