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Local solutions & straightforward set-up

  • We’re based here in New Zealand: All of our mail servers sit locally in our Auckland data centre for speed and security.

  • Easy email management: Use our Customer Portal to access your account, add new email addresses, increase storage limits, or visit our Knowledgebase FAQs.

  • Send email from any domain name: Use any domain name address that you already own, whether registered with us or elsewhere. Simply transfer domains to us from another provider.

Get started or go for unlimited mailboxes

Mail Starter
Mail Starter
Set the foundation with 5GB of storage and 5 Mailboxes.
Specifications
  • 5GB Storage
  • 5 Mailboxes
  • Unlimited aliases
  • SMTP authenticated
  • Webmail dashboard access
  • Premium spam and virus protection
  • ActiveSync
From /year
+GST
$59.95
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(That's $5.00 /month +GST)

Mail Starter Plus
Mail Starter Plus
Need more space? Upgrade to 10GB Storage and 10 Mailboxes.
Specifications
  • 10GB Storage
  • 10 Mailboxes
  • Unlimited aliases
  • SMTP authenticated
  • Webmail dashboard access
  • Premium spam and virus protection
  • ActiveSync
From /year
+GST
$99.95
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(That's $8.50 /month +GST)

Mail Ultra
Mail Ultra
Maximise with 20 Mailboxes and 20GB storage.
Specifications
  • 20GB Storage
  • 20 Mailboxes
  • Unlimited aliases
  • SMTP authenticated
  • Webmail dashboard access
  • Premium spam and virus protection
  • ActiveSync
From /year
+GST
$149.95
ADD TO CART

(That's $12.50 /month +GST)

Mail Ultra 35GB
Mail Ultra 35GB
Get serious with unlimited Mailboxes and 35GB of Storage.
Specifications
  • 35GB Storage
  • Unlimited Mailboxes
  • Unlimited aliases
  • SMTP authenticated
  • Webmail dashboard access
  • Premium spam and virus protection
  • Activesync
From /year
+GST
$199.95
ADD TO CART

(That's $16.65 /month +GST)

Mail Ultra 50GB
Mail Ultra 50GB
The ultimate small business plan, with 50GB Storage.
Specifications
  • 50GB Storage
  • Unlimited Mailboxes
  • Unlimited aliases
  • SMTP authenticated
  • Webmail dashboard access
  • Premium spam and virus protection
  • ActiveSync
From /year
+GST
$249.95
ADD TO CART

(That's $20.80 /month +GST)

Why Discount Domains?

Virus Protection

We run the latest in virus protection software, so you don't have to worry about your inbox.

Real-Time Updates

Always have the latest in your inbox, with ActiveSync real-time mail syncing across devices.

Mailbox Sync

Continue using your existing provider. Our hosting is compatible with a range of email clients, from Outlook, to Mac Mail, Thunderbird, and more.

Spam Protection

Keep your email safe & secure with the latest in Malware and Spam detection software.

FAQs

What is email Hosting?

Email hosting services provide and operate servers that are leased to users, (usually businesses), for their email needs. These services are normally premium services which offer advanced email solutions that differ from the usual free web mail options like Gmail and Yahoo. Email hosting providers operate infrastructures that can handle the demands of high email traffic from big enterprises or small-to-medium sized businesses.

Can I host my own email?

It is possible to host your own emails but if you’re a small-to-medium sized business, it is recommended that you buy an email hosting plan. This is because setting up and maintaining your own email server requires serious investment in IT and a whole department dedicated to it which may drag the resources you need to manage your business.

How does email hosting work?

Email hosting involves using your domain name for your emails. This means that your email address should look like xxxx@yourdomainname.com instead of xxxx@gmail.com. The email hosting provider is responsible for providing spam and virus protection, backup service, as well as other advanced solutions to keep your email running. Most web hosting providers offer email hosting as part of the entire hosting package.

Can't I just use free email hosting?

If you’re operating a business, it is never recommended that you select free webmail services like Google and Yahoo, as its very easy for your customers to not trust you. Anyone else could register a free account that is very similar to yours and take money so your customers and other industry players will not take you seriously. Although some email hosting plans with your domain name come free of charge with web hosting, you may need a premium plan if you want:

a)       Better authentication schemes and higher security

b)      Higher server package that can deal with high-traffic

What benefits does email hosting give me?

Professional email hosting comes with benefits that cannot be enjoyed through free web mail services. Some of these benefits include:

-          Virus and spam filtering

-          Adequate storage space

-          Shared address book

-          Secure POP3 and IMAP access

-          Encrypted web mail access

-          Reliable backup service

-          Brand image enhancement

-          Redundancy and scalability

How do I set up my email?

We have a number of step-by-step email setup guides for different programmes and devices. Visit our Help Centre here.

What do you mean by Premium Spam Protection?

Discount Domains provides comprehensive email security protection from Spam, Viruses, Trojans, Phishing and unwanted content.

  • Two Anti-Virus engines including ClamAV and Kaspersky Labs.
  • Multi layered Anti-Spam analyses resulting in 98% plus Spam detection.
  • Less than 0.03% False Positive Rate.
  • Content Filtering.
How do I use domain name for business email?

Through your web hosting, you can handle your business email in different ways. You can set up your email on an exchange server if you’re running a windows hosting account, use your control panel to set up different IMAP email addresses or run your email through Google Apps which will require you to tweak your DNSMX record.

What is ActiveSync?

ActiveSync is a synchronisation method that uses direct push technology to ensure changes in email, calendars, contacts and collaboration items are automatically recorded on the mail server and the smart device in real-time. Synchronising your Discount Domains Mail with smart devices is quick, easy and automatic with ActiveSync.

What if I have a different question?

Simply visit our Help Centre for answers to more of your questions or contact our support team.

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