Both Fastmail and Thexyz provide the tools for email to run more efficiently with thier email services, including ad-free, secure access via the web and any email client. Unlike other web hosting services, both Fastmail and Thexyz specialize in email hosting and offer full featured web based email apps. On mobile, there are native iOS and Android apps for both services. While Fastmail is an email provider based in Australia, both these services have email servers in the US with some Fastmail services and Fastmail servers being located in United States and Thexyz in Canada. While Fastmail supports custom domains, there is an additional fee for using your own domain with the service Fastmail offers. They both allow you to manage multiple domains although the Fastmail app requires that you upgrade the email account to add a custom domain name for important messages.
|Price||$3.00 per month||$2.95 per month.|
|Secure email storage space||2GB||25GB|
|Migration mail service||Free IMAP import||A $9.95 cost per user for our email migration service|
|Synchronization||Email calendar only with CalDav||Calendar, contacts and email using ActiveSync|
|Incoming Message Limit||4000||57600|
|Outgoing Message Limit||4000||5000|
|Custom domains||$5.00 per month||Included|
|Sync address book woth mobile device||iCal||ActiveSync|
|Attachment Size Limit||50MB||50MB|
|Law Enforcement Backdoor||Yes||No|
With 25GB of storage space per email account and at just $2.95 per month, Thexyz is much better value for money where email storage is concerned. Both email hosting services support IMAP, POP3 which allow configuration on popular email clients such as Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird. There is also the option to use the webmail interface (web client) too.
Every email plan with Thexyz includes an unlimited number of email aliases, this way all services online you have an account with, could have a separate masked email ID to further protect your online identity. With Fastmail this number is limited to 600 unique email addresses.
An advantage to email hosting with Thexyz is ease in which you can migrate from one platform to another. Our easy to use automatic email migrations make the process seamless and it is just a matter of changing the billing.