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Find out what your peers are saying about Kerio Connect vs. Microsoft Exchange Online and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Pros
"The user interface is good.""Kerio Connect is secure, flexible, and easy to control from the user interface. It has many security features able to be controlled from one place, such as anti-spam. I have found it very convenient. Additionally, you can analyze log files and share folders which is helpful.""The most valuable features are its ease of use, excellent pricing, and it is platform agnostic."

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"I have found the interface to be user-friendly and the overall simplicity valuable features.""The most valuable feature is being able to assign an individual a task.""The solution offers complete scalability and flexibility.""It is for emails, and it seems to work okay.""The solution is easy to use and the cloud version has taken a lot of challenges away from the user.""The solution is stable.""Exchange Online is a straightforward cloud-based application. It's easy to connect and the interface is user friendly.""The online version is faster, as it is a cloud instance. We can have massive mailbox capacity: 100 GB per user, which is huge. We can't provision such capacity internally, as the company would get burnt out paying for mailbox storage."

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Cons
"Most of our clients use Outlook and Kerio Connect. Occasionally, Kerio can be a bit slow. They could make it faster to get onto the web interface without so much load time. It's just slow with Outlook, however, for some reason.""The solution could improve the redundancy because we only have one copy of the Kerio Connect server on our hardware. The next step for us is to move to the cloud and if Kerio does not have a cloud version available they should release one""I would like to see better support from their support team."

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"The solution should have a stand-alone application instead of us having to go through an internet browser.""The licensing price of the solution could be lower.""This product is too complex to use.""The solution could improve with the integrations with some of the known applications is still not possible, there must be more connectors.""The integration could be better if it could integrate well with other products and software.""The solution could improve by making the user interface better.""The solution should have more integration with other platforms.""I would prefer an anti-malware functionality in at least the basic version."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price of Kerio Connect is better when comparing it to others solutions.""The pricing is about $3 per mailbox per month."

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"We have an enterprise agreement for licensing.""The price of the solution could be less expensive.""This solution requires a license.""I am using Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange Online comes as the package. It cost approximately $13 per month.""The subscription fee is monthly.""There is a license required for the solution and it is paid annually.""The model is one which is pay-per-use go. There is no license. We are talking about per-user subscription-based use."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Kerio Connect is secure, flexible, and easy to control from the user interface. It has many security features able to be controlled from one place, such as anti-spam. I have found it very convenient… more »
Top Answer: The price of Kerio Connect is better when comparing it to others solutions.
Top Answer: The solution could improve the redundancy because we only have one copy of the Kerio Connect server on our hardware. The next step for us is to move to the cloud and if Kerio does not have a cloud… more »
Top Answer: We have found the solution to be stable.
Top Answer: This product is too complex to use. It could be more streamlined because it offers an overabundance of features. It's simultaneously offering you to do 10 different things and it's confusing as to… more »
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Also Known As
Exchange Online, Exchange Online Plan 1, Exchange Online Plan 2, MS Exchange Online
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Overview

Kerio Connect, a messaging and collaboration solution, meets the needs of small and mid-sized businesses while offering a robust feature lineup. Business users enjoy support for their favorite email client and easy web-based access. Kerio Connect is highly stable—so you can focus on business rather than unexpected downtime and recovery.

Exchange Online helps protect your information with advanced capabilities. Anti-malware and anti-spam filtering protect mailboxes. Data loss prevention capabilities prevent users from mistakenly sending sensitive information to unauthorized people. Globally redundant servers, premier disaster recovery capabilities, and a team of security experts monitoring Exchange Online around the clock safeguard your data.
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Sample Customers
Southern Tier Brewing Company, Innotta, Baustoff + Metall, Hamifleurs, Chanson TV, Ryman Stationery
Bank Alfalah Ltd., Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport, Blue Star Infotech, Scitec Nutrition, Resolution Films, British Airways, Empire Cinemas, InnoGames
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider42%
Computer Software Company14%
Government5%
Construction Company5%
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Insurance Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company18%
Media Company6%
Government6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise42%
Find out what your peers are saying about Kerio Connect vs. Microsoft Exchange Online and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
554,529 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Kerio Connect is ranked 7th in Email Applications with 3 reviews while Microsoft Exchange Online is ranked 4th in Email Applications with 11 reviews. Kerio Connect is rated 8.6, while Microsoft Exchange Online is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Kerio Connect writes "An easy implementation with a good user interface and pretty scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Exchange Online writes "Completely scalable and flexible". Kerio Connect is most compared with Microsoft Exchange, Zimbra Collaboration, IceWarp, G Suite Enterprise and CodeTwo Exchange Rules, whereas Microsoft Exchange Online is most compared with G Suite Enterprise, Amazon WorkMail, IceWarp, Zimbra Collaboration and HCL Notes. See our Kerio Connect vs. Microsoft Exchange Online report.

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