Microsoft Office 365


POP3 vs Exchange Online


Office 365 Exchange Online

exchange online

ConnectionAuthentications are done in plain text, susceptible to main-in-the-middle attack.Authentications are over secured channels.
Duplicated EmailsDuplicate mails when mail client loses information on last email downloaded.No duplicate emails, mailbox contents are synchronized with server mailbox.
AccessibilityMessages sent from PC will not be accessible on mobile device.Synchronize your mailbox across multiple connected devices.
Mailbox SizeMailbox sizes are usually small, shared, and with higher costs for bigger disk space.50 GB of storage per mailbox ensures minimal issue on mail quota.
SynchronizationEach device operates separately.Flexibility to access your mails & calendar from PC, Mac, web, iPhones, or other mobile devices with similar & familiar view & interface.
DomainsEach additional domain will have additional costs.Support for multiple domains for a single fee.
Calendar SyncIndividual calendar on each device.Access your calendar on the go. All edits & entries are synchronized & similar.
Sharing CapabilitiesNo option for shared mailbox and calendar.Easily share mailboxes and calendars with your colleagues.
BackupsIf “leave a copy on the server” is not set, mails are downloaded on client device and deleted from server. In event of disk failure with no backups, all mails will be lost.Mails, contacts & calendar entries are retained on both client & server. Failed client systems can resync & recover all mail items prior to failure.
Retention PolicyNo control on mail messages once they are downloaded.Mail retention policy enables retention of deleted emails, to allow recovery or adhere to corporate policy or regulatory reasons.
Advanced FeaturesNot available or limited advanced features on other hosted services.Advanced messaging features like unified messaging system instant messaging, SSO (single sign on support), hybrid deployment.

Office 365 Plans

Office 365

Business Essentials

Office 365


Office 365

Business Premium

FeaturesOnline versions of Office with email and video conferencing

Exchange Online OneDrive Skype

  • Email with 50 GB mailbox
  • 1 TB file storage and sharing
  • HD video conferencing
  • Office Online
Full Office on PC/Mac with apps for tablets and phones

Outlook Word Excel PowerPoint OneNote Publisher OneDrive

  • (Email not included)
  • 1 TB file storage and sharing
  • Full, installed Office on PC/Mac
  • Office apps on tablets and phones
All the features of Business Essentials and Business in one integrated plan

Exchange Online Outlook Word Excel PowerPoint  OneNote Publisher OneDrive Skype

  • Email with 50 GB mailbox
  • 1 TB file storage and sharing
  • HD video conferencing
  • Full, installed Office on PC/Mac
  • Office apps on tablets and phones

We can perform a situation assessment free of charge at your office premises to determine the level of implementation to deploy Office 365.

Do contact us using the form on the right, or call us to get more information on how Office 365 can help in your business.

Ronald Soh
Andrew Yong
+65 6100 2100

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