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Email Backup and Continuity Services

High Availability Email Continuity and Backup

Email servers can go down for a variety of reasons and when they do, you, your employees and your customers are incommunicado; this causes a serious interruption in your business continuance. Not to mention those annoying and embarrassing bounce backs.

With Net Locations Email Backup and Continuity Services (email high availability) you can rest assured that your important communications will continue without interruption. In the table below you will see that our prices are more than affordable no matter what size of business you operate. Please see the 'More About Email Plans' in the menu on your right for detailed information.

Please Note: The prices in the table below are offered at 25% below retail and are available to anyone whether or not hosted at Net Locations. If you are, or are about to become, a Net Locations customer, then we offer an additional discount of 20% below retail. Our email backup and continuance services can be purchased as an add-on on the order pages for all hosting plans.

Feature/Email Backup Plan MXB-101 MXB-201 MXB-301 MXB-401
Number of Domains 1-3 4-6 7-9 10-12
Monthly Cost per DomainThere are no quotas imposed on your account; or do we tell you that we can only store a certain amount of emails for your account. We will queue messages for you until your main mail server is back online - up to a maximum of 14 days. $4.49 USD $4.30 USD $4.12 USD $3.90 USD
Administrative AccessYou can assign an administrator with access to view all queued messages by logging into your account. Yes Yes Yes Yes
DNSBL FilteringA DNSBL (DNS-based Blackhole List, Block List, or Blacklist) is a list of IP addresses published through the Internet Domain Name Service (DNS) either as a zone file that can be used by DNS server software, or as a live DNS zone that can be queried in real-time. DNSBLs are most often used to publish the addresses of computers or networks linked to spamming; most mail server software can be configured to reject or flag messages which have been sent from a site listed on one or more such lists. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Virus Filtering Yes Yes Yes Yes
Redundant Mail Servers Yes Yes Yes Yes
Secure SSL PrivacySecure sockets layer (SSL) communication is utilized with your web browser, thus the communication between your browser and our server is over a secure connection. Not even support staff has access to your services. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Email Continuity ServicesPlease see the box to your right under 'More About Email Services' for a complete explanation of Email Continuity and the incredible value it has for you and your organization. 1-25 Users 26-50 Users 51-125 Users 126-200 Users
Plan Name - Standard ServiceWith the Standard Email Continuity Service you can:
  1. View Email Messages
  2. Send Messages
  3. Forward Messages
  4. View Attachments
  5. Send Attachments
EMCS-101 EMCS-201 EMCS-301 EMCS-401
Monthly Price - Standard Service $5.20 USD $9.10 USD $12.99 USD $20.80 USD
Administrative AccessAn administrator you can manage all e-mail continuity users and any domain aliases using our simple web interface. All your users can login to view their individual mailbox and create, reply-to or forward queued messages. Users can also view or send e-mail attachments. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plan Name - Premium ServiceWith the Premium Email Continuity Service you can:
  1. View Email Messages
  2. Send Messages
  3. Forward Messages
  4. View Attachments
  5. Send Attachments
  6. Users can also send e-mail through our STMP service using their email client
  7. POP or IMAP is available to your users. If an outage occurs on your mail server your users will still receive their e-mail seamlessly in their email client. Your business operates its email as if nothing happened.
EMCP-101 EMCP-201 EMCP-301 EMCP-401
Monthly Price - Premium Service $8.45 USD $12.99 USD $19.49 USD $32.49 USD
Platform Uptime SLA 99.99 % - See our SLA/TOS for detailed information
Monthly Price - USD $ 9.95 $ 12.95 $ 17.95 $ 24.95

Email Continuity - The Importance of High Availability Email Services

For the majority of businesses today, large or small, email has become the primary communication tool for distributing information of all kinds, whether through internal or external channels.

Email has become an integral part of our daily business and personal lives and when we are without it we are like a Zebra without its stripes. So how do you protect and ensure high availability for this vital application to minimize disruption and maintain productivity for your executive staff, sales, services and other key employees?

Email applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server offer some high availability options such as - Local continuous replication (LCR); Cluster continuous replication (CCR); Standby continuous replication (SCR); and Single copy clusters(SCC) - as part of the technology. However for many SMBs, MS Exchange at $8 or more monthly per user and other available options are simply to expensive.

Net Location's Email Continuity Services Bridges the Gap

Our Email Continuity Services bridge the gap between expensive "enterprise" level technologies and an affordable simple solution that does the job and fits the budget for those SMBs out there that want business continuance through high availability email.

Our Email Continuity Services kick in when you need them and that's if your primary mail server goes offline. If that happens then you can continue to communicate with your own staff and your customers. The price is extremely affordable and the service just works when it neeeds to.

As an example a small business with 10 email users will pay approximately $80 annually for both Backup and Email Continuance. Compare that to some $960 annually for the more expensive alternatives most of which offer "icing on the cake" services that most SMBs really don't need.

Most of us don't think twice about paying hundreds of dollars annually to insure our automobiles. Although we certainly have no expectations of getting into an accident, we sure would not drive our cars without appropriate insurance. Think of Netlocation's Email Backup and Continuity Services as insurance for your email services. While we don't expect our email services to stop functioning the fact is they do and will at some point in time. Our email services are a small price to pay and they just might turn out to be a deal saver for you.

For more information please view the "More About Email Services" in the right hand tab of this page.

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