Avatar of furuno
furuno
 asked on

Hosted email providers: alternatives to Gmail and O365

Can  anyone recommend an email hosting provider that can provide @mycompany.com email addresses that
is NOT Office 365 or GSuite?

Key feature require is a good search facility, reliability (of course) and bonus points if European-based.

Service can be free or paid-for. I know there are loads of niche encrypted email services now but service does not have to be of the ultra-super-duper secure variety.

All suggestions welcome?
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft 365Internet / Email Software* Web HostingGmail

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
furuno

8/22/2022 - Mon
Scott Fell

What is it you do not like about O365 or GSuite?  

You can get email hosting just about anywhere but the biggest advantage I have found with either O365 or Gsuite is spam control.  I used to host email on my shared servers a long time ago and even paid for some anti spam software and gave up because it was too much of a headache. The advantage of course is you can have unlimited email accounts but the amount of spam and dealing with deliverability issues was not worth the effort.

Otherwise, just about any hosting service will be able to handle email and most do as part of their offerings.

https://www.smartertools.com/smartermail/business-email-server is nice for windows servers and you may be able to use a service like Sendgrid as your email server too https://sendgrid.com/docs/for-developers/sending-email/sendmail/
furuno

ASKER
Well, I just need a totally separate email account connected to a new email domain for billing.

I already use Gmail and Outlook 365 for three separate business entities.

I now need something totally separate. This also saves any possible confusion of using wrong email account for sending invoices etc. And I know  Gmail offers a fantastic spam-filtering but I was just wondering if there was a viable cloud-hosted alternative?
David Johnson, CD

both gmail and o365 allow you to create a new tenant.  Each tenant can have several domains.
Each tenant will have an overall system administrator. Each Domain can have in addition to the tenant administrator a domain administrator.
I started with Experts Exchange in 2004 and it's been a mainstay of my professional computing life since. It helped me launch a career as a programmer / Oracle data analyst
William Peck
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Scott Fell

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
Sebastian Strittmatter

If you want to use an other service than google or microsoft I can recommend you the service of https://www.1and1.com/

This is a very big european company with good spam control too.

I hope this helps.
furuno

ASKER
These responses are truly mind-expanding as to what one can do with GSuite!

I will look at these more closely and report back decision.
furuno

ASKER
Thanks guys.

I've taken into account spam filtering, benefits of centralised administration, cost and finally plumped for adding a new domain under my existing GSuite account - something I never knew you could even do.

Thank you everyone again.
Get an unlimited membership to EE for less than $4 a week.
Unlimited question asking, solutions, articles and more.