Compare Intermedia vs. Office 365 Exchange Hosted Exchange

What’s the difference between Intermedia Hosted Exchange and Office 365 Exchange Online? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
Last Updated: January 05, 2018
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Intermedia Hosted Exchange
9.7 / 10 - Excellent
#1 in Hosted Exchange
Office 365 Exchange Online
9.4 / 10 - Excellent
#3 in Hosted Exchange
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Key Facts

  • #1 Choice of Consumers Advocate Visitors in 2016!
  • 99.999% uptime guarantee w/Enterprise-class security & reliability
  • Free migration/onboarding by Intermedia experts
  • 24/7 Support, <60 second hold time
  • Anytime, anywhere access to email 
  • Robust and intuitive control panel offering granular control
  • Over 1 million users trust Intermedia
  • Anti-malware, anti-spam protection
  • Mobile access, work anywhere, anytime
  • Flexible plans and pricing
  • Admin controlled access
  • Automatic patches
  • FastTrack, onboarding service provided by Microsoft professionals

OVERALL RATINGS

 IntermediaOffice 365 Exchange
Features & Specifications10/1010/10
Security10/1010/10
Pricing9/1010/10
Integrations10/109/10
Reputation & Support10/108/10

Features & Specifications

Key Details

 IntermediaOffice 365 Exchange
Unlimited Storage
Max Message Size
50MB
150MB
Supports
Exchange Server 2016
Exchange Server 2016
Uptime Percentage Guarantee
99.999%
99.9%
Supported Connections
IMAP
POP
MAPI
IMAP
POP
MAPI

Productivity Features

Intermedia
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Office 365 Exchange
  • Control Panel/ Dashboard
  • Blackberry Support
  • ActiveSync
  • Email Archiving
  • Email Disclaimer
  • Spam Filtering
  • Control Panel/ Dashboard
  • Blackberry Support
  • ActiveSync
  • Email Archiving
  • Email Disclaimer
  • Spam Filtering

Collaboration Features

Intermedia
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Office 365 Exchange
  • Resource Mailbox
  • Calendar Sharing
  • Public Folders
  • Shared Contacts
  • Resource Mailbox
  • Calendar Sharing
  • Public Folders
  • Shared Contacts

Security

Features

Intermedia
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Office 365 Exchange
  • Multi-Tenant Platform Security
  • Email Encryption
  • Security Policy Customization
  • Automatic Backup
  • Remote Device Wipe
  • Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware
  • Redundant ISPs
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  • Multi-Tenant Platform Security
  • Email Encryption
  • Security Policy Customization
  • Remote Device Wipe
  • Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware
  • Redundant ISPs

Certifications

Intermedia
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Office 365 Exchange
  • HIPPA
  • FISMA
  • FINRA
  • EU Safe Harbor Compliant
  • SSAE 16 Certified
  • ISO 27001 Certified
  • SSAE 16 Type II Certified
  • SOC Type 2 Certified
  • PCI Compliant
  • HIPPA
  • FISMA
  • EU Safe Harbor Compliant
  • ISO 27001 Certified
  • SSAE 16 Type II Certified
  • SOC Type 2 Certified

Cost Comparison

 IntermediaOffice 365 Exchange
Price
Starting at $7.49
Starting at $4.00
Price Structure
per user per month
per user per month
Additional Features
Additional Fee
Additional Fee
Security Features
Additional Fee
Additional Fee
Additional Storage Space
Additional Fee
Additional Fee

Integrations

Supported Microsoft Apps

Intermedia
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Office 365 Exchange
  • Outlook
  • Office
  • Lync
  • SharePoint
  • Outlook
  • Outlook Web App
  • Office
  • Lync
  • SharePoint

3rd Party Integrations

Intermedia
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Office 365 Exchange
  • Salesforce
  • Skype for Business
  • ShareSync
  • Skype for Business

Company Reputation & Support

Migration Support

Free, expert migration and on-boarding.
Exchange Online supports several methods to migrate email, calendar, and contact data from your existing messaging environment to Office 365. Said options include IMAP migration through the Exchange Administration Center (EAC) or the Exchange Management Shell, cutover migration, hybrid deployment, staged migration, and third-party migration.

Reputation

 IntermediaOffice 365 Exchange
Year Founded
1995
1975
BBB Rating
A+
A
Trust Pilot Rating
8.7 out of 10
1.4 out of 10
Date Collected
2017-08-13
2017-09-11

Contact & Additional Info

 IntermediaOffice 365 Exchange
Homepage URL
Company Phone
(888) 302-6967
(425) 882-8080
Headquarters Address
825 E. Middlefield Road, Mountain View, CA, 94043
1 Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA, 98052

Final Verdict

Intermedia Hosted Exchange has a higher overall rating than Office 365 Exchange Online. Intermedia scores better than Office 365 Exchange across: Integrations, and Reputation & Support. However, Office 365 Exchange scores better on Pricing. Both companies score similarly on Features & Specifications, and Security.