Today emails have become an important medium for facilitating communication among individuals and businesses. It is important for organizations to have a robust, reliable, and enterprise-grade email system. In this light, companies across the globe are using hosted e-mail service model, which caters to the changing demands of the users.

Let’s take a quick glance at how e-mail hosting solution ensures security and safety of an organization’s critical business information in a cost-effective way:

The major reason driving the popularity of corporate email hosting solutions among all business sizes is the ability to customize email addresses that allows employees to sync trailing email addresses with the corporate website domain.

According to a study conducted by a leading research firm, the Radicati Group, the global revenues from email hosting is forecasted to rise from the $1.7 billion in 2014 to more than $2.7 billion by the year 2014. This growth is likely to be propelled by the incorporation of high-end features, including better collaboration and messaging, anti-malware and spam filtering layer ensuring high protection, and support for wireless e-mails.

As organizations are using mailboxes for performing internal & external communication exchange with employees, stakeholders and customers, it is important for vendors to follow various security measures to ascertain safe delivery of these emails, including:

Threat Filtering: To safeguard information against online security threats, service providers are deploying multiple layer filtering mechanism, which combines advanced and automated analytics to regularly make threat assessment. The technology identifies as well as filters spams for both outbound and inbound messages by using threat intelligence system. Powered by security tools for preventing, phishing, viruses, and other malware, it continuously tracks potential threats without blocking emails.

Cloud Security: Organizations are increasingly moving their mailboxes to the cloud to safeguard their confidential messages from online threats. The cloud ensures that your messages are free from spams by scanning viruses and continuously monitoring emails against any virus and spams.

Message Encryption: Email authentication is one of the widely used methods followed by the organizations for safeguarding the privacy of their precarious content. By using this technique, a user can encode a message/information and ensure free communication flow between an enterprise and its customers, employees, and other business affiliates.

Thus, with the growing popularity of emails as an important message exchange tool, businesses and service providers are implementing various methods, such as threat filtering, email encryption, cloud security, etc. to protect their sensitive information against any online potential threats.