• Feb 10, 2016

    A guide to migrating your email to G Suite (Google Apps)

    Feb 10, 2016

    Update October 2016: Google Apps is now called G Suite

    Google Apps for Work G Suite is Google’s business grade suite of tools and is a good choice for dedicated email hosting. Splitting your web and email hosting using Google Apps for email gives you

    • 30gb of storage per account
    • the ability to access your emails through any web browser, through mobile apps, and in some cases through your existing desktop email program
    • access to Google’s full range of tools including Calendar, Drive, Hangouts, Docs and more, all ad-free
    • phone and email support 24/7

    Read more about Google Apps Email →

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    • Dec 12, 2015

    What’s the difference between web hosting and email hosting?

    Dec 12, 2015

    I’m often asked to explain the difference between web and email hosting.

    Web hosting is server space where your website lives. When someone types into their web browser the elders of the internet direct their browser to a web server and your website is served to them.

    Email hosting is server space where your emails are stored. When someone sends an email to the elders of the email world send it to an email server and it’s stored there for you to look at.

    Together or apart?

    Traditionally smaller businesses had their web and email hosting on the same server, while larger organisations  had them split between dedicated web and email servers. Splitting the services…

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