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Below, we have compiled a list of commonly required email system features and compared their availability in Vistalogix basic email services, Google Apps Premier, Exchange Server 2010 hosted in-house, and Vistalogix Hosted Exchange 2010. Pricing is annually, per user. The cost for in-house Exchange is based on 100 users, spread over 5 years.
Email Comparison
ISP EmailVistalogix WebmailGoogle AppsIn-House ExchangeVistalogix Exchange
Desktop Email
Compose, send, receive, and forward email SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Email formatting and spell check Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Encrypted connection to server UnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Digitally signed email UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Fully managed, correlated Spam control Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupported
Fully managed, multi-layer virus protection Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupported
Automatic, server-level archiving UnsupportedSupportedSupportedPartially SupportedSupported
Archiving for the life of your email UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Maximum message size >50MB UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Message tracking Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Delivery/Read receipts Partially SupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Folders Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Folders within folders UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Search within folders UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Share folders UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Multiple, personalized signatures Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Out of office assistant UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Flag emails for follow-up Partially SupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Voting buttons UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Full desktop email client integration UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Set storage restrictions on an individual mailbox Partially SupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Delegating mailbox access UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Disaster recovery via transaction logging UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Integrated centralized directory services UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Outlook® 2010 and upgrades for licensed users UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Entourage® 2008 and upgrades for licensed users UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Mobile
Full-featured, encrypted webmail UnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Use with BlackBerry, iPhone®, Droid®, Windows Mobile® devices Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
BlackBerry two-way sync of calendar, contacts, notes, and tasks UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) without a connector UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
iPhone two-way sync of calendar, notes, and tasks UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Droid two-way sync of calendar, notes, and tasks UnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Windows Mobile two-way sync of calendar, notes, and tasks UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Remote wipe supported for BlackBerry, iPhone, and Windows Mobile devices UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Contact groups available on mobile device UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Full BlackBerry support UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Calendar & Contacts
Scheduling Assistant: attendees, rooms, and resources UnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Personal, shared, and public calendars Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Updates calendar with changes Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
RSVP to meetings UnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Contact list/address book Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Contact list search Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Scheduling with groups UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Delegate control to contacts UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Delegate control to calendar UnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Distribution lists and groups UnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Add contact picture UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Separate first and last name fields UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Sync contacts & calendars UnsupportedPartially SupportedPartially SupportedSupportedSupported
Store digital IDs to send encrypted data UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Track all Outlook items related to a contact UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Productivity Tools
Task lists Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Tasks lists integrate with email UnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Task lists integrate with calendars UnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Recurring tasks UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Task reminders UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Assign tasks to contacts UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Share task lists UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Delegate task lists UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Back up task lists UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Sync task lists UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Notes Partially SupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Share notes UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Delegate control of notes UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Journaling UnsupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Public folders UnsupportedPartially SupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Server-side rules and alerts UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupportedSupported
Infrastructure & Support
No additional servers or infrastructure req'd SupportedSupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupported
Fully managed/no additional IT support req'd Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupported
99.99% uptime guarantee UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedUnsupportedSupported
Fully redundant, clustered, load-balanced hosting UnsupportedSupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupported
Fast, easy deployment SupportedSupportedPartially SupportedUnsupportedSupported
Simple, non-technical administration Partially SupportedSupportedPartially SupportedUnsupportedSupported
Support at no additional charge Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupported
Prompt, 100% resolution support UnsupportedSupportedUnsupportedPartially SupportedSupported
Offsite disaster-ready Partially SupportedSupportedSupportedUnsupportedSupported
Pricing$0.00$35.00$50.00$114.00$120.00

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Unsupported = Unsupported
Partially Supported = Partially Supported
Supported = Supported
Blank denotes 'N/A'.
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