With a traditional E-mail service for a business, E-mail is moved physically from the
internet, to an E-mail server, to the user's computer.
The on-site E-mail server requires maintenance by experienced
It requires that the user has a computer
of their own to store their E-mail.
The user must maintain and organize their own E-mail software, and
take their own measures to assure their E-mail will be kept private.
is kept on an internet-connected server that can be accessed
from any internet-connected computer with a web browser.
The user accesses the service with
an encrypted password, and can read, organize and delete their mail with a simple web interface.