With so much free email about, gmail, hotmail etc etc why bother with hosting your own email, surely you can’t get better than free!
Firstly one major advantage to hosting your own email is that you get to choose exactly what you want for an email address, provided you have bought the domain ?you want. ?There is nothing worse that seeing a business email address like firstname.lastname@example.org. ?With your own domain you can have multiple email addresses such as Info@domain.com, Sales@domain.com and John@domain.com.
Secondly you can manage all these emails addresses exactly as you want, redirect email addresses, point all the email addresses to one email, set auto replies, have multiple users, this list goes on and on.
Thirdly, you have peace of mind that your data is secure and private!
Registering a domain ?and hosting as many emails as you like typically would cost approx. $50.00 per year. ?Great value when you think you will have the email address you want, looks professional and you have full control…..
Lots of hype in the press and in the market seems to indicate that companies should be saving significant amount of money by moving to the cloud. In reality this is not really the case, more often than not a cloud solution maybe even more expensive than the existing solution. However, when comparing apples with apples it maybe that a cloud computing solution offers far more functionality, scalability and availability.
But don’t be caught up in the hype, cloud computing is rarely cheaper. ?But then cheap is not good; As they say you ‘Pay For What You Get’.
You may be thinking: “Should I be moving to the Cloud or using some sort of Cloud Computing?”
Well, Cloud Computing technology is being embraced by web hosting companies because it can deliver real benefits to their customers and offer great value for money. The biggest benefit is that cloud hosting can be set up very quickly and can scale to your business demands instantly, in addition you normally pay only for the resources that you really need.
To give an example a typical Cloud Server could be provisioned with 1 Core (CPU), 2GB RAM, 30GB Disk Space and 1TB Bandwidth could cost as little as 1.92 per day. Read More