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ProtonMail Explains Why It Shared a User's IP Address With Police

Even a secure email service can't ignore a legally binding order from Swiss authorities.

By Matthew Humphries

How to Merge Gmail Accounts

There’s no need to juggle multiple email accounts when you can combine them into one.

By Lance Whitney

Not Even Google Employees Can Unlock Their Own Personal Gmail Accounts

There is no support for personal Gmail accounts that get locked, not even for Google staff.

By Matthew Humphries

Free Yahoo Mail Accounts Lose Ability to Automatically Forward Emails on Jan. 1

Getting the feature back requires paying for a premium account.

By Matthew Humphries

Gmail Is Adding Brand Logos to Make Emails More Trustworthy

Google kicks off a pilot for the BIMI standard in Gmail, which requires brands increase their email security in return for having their logo displayed.

By Matthew Humphries

Microsoft Rolls Out Protection Against 'Reply All' Email Storms

Hitting reply all to thousands of recipients will no longer result in millions of emails taking a system offline.

By Matthew Humphries

The Best Hosted Email Providers

Small business email servers are things of the past. Businesses are now considering nimble and versatile hosted email solutions for their needs. Features and pricing vary widely across the segment, so we've tested 10 of the top solutions to help you find the best option for your company.

By Daniel Brame

IceWarp Cloud Review

3.5

IceWarp Cloud is an integrated office suite with a robust set of features similar to Microsoft's Office 365 but lacking in overall design and technology. SMBs preferring Microsoft's approach will be hard-pressed to switch over.

By Daniel Brame

Zoho Mail Review

3.5

Zoho Mail is a smart hosted email solution for small businesses needing a low-cost yet easily configurable hosted mail program that also integrates well with a large portfolio of apps and solutions.

By Daniel Brame

Rackspace Hosted Exchange Review

4.0

Rackspace Hosted Exchange excels at providing a familiar and powerful hosted email solution for existing customers. But if you're not already a Rackspace customer, then you may be better off looking at other options.

By Daniel Brame

G Suite by Google Cloud (for Business) Review

4.0

G Suite by Google Cloud (for Business) has ramped up its features and functionality to evolve from an also-ran into a legitimate competitor to Microsoft's Office Suite. Compatibility issues with Microsoft are still a pain point, but G Suite by Google Cloud (for Business) has otherwise been a reliable and robust choice for businesses.

By Daniel Brame

Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium is our Editors' Choice pick, merging familiar and versatile Office productivity and collaboration tools with a cutting-edge hosted email solution. Its combination of excellent value in a suite products designed to work seamlessly across devices and platforms makes it hard to beat.

By Daniel Brame

Intermedia Exchange Email Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

Intermedia Hosted Exchange provides a comprehensive and self-directed Microsoft Exchange Online experience to small to midsize businesses (SMBs). Highlights include versatile security options and white glove email migration support.

By Daniel Brame

Amazon WorkMail Review

2.5

Amazon WorkMail's price is comparatively lower than the competition, but it lacks some of the functionality you'll get from other players in the field. You'll want to use Amazon WorkMail only for tasks specific to Amazon services.

By Daniel Brame

Runbox Review

2.0

Runbox has a lot of flare in its quest for a privately owned, surveillance-resistant hosted email, but the service falls a bit flat on features.

By Daniel Brame

AtMail Review

3.0

Though it still has some rough edges, if you need a secure, well-designed, and inexpensive email service without a lot of bells and whistles, then look no further than AtMail.

By Daniel Brame