Amazon WorkMail

What is Amazon WorkMail ?

Amazon WorkMail is a secure, managed business email and calendar service with support for existing desktop and mobile email client applications. Amazon WorkMail gives users the ability to seamlessly access their email, contacts, and calendars using the client application of their choice, including Microsoft Outlook, native iOS, and Android email applications, any client application supporting the IMAP protocol, or directly through a web browser.
Amazon WorkMail is for the existing AWS users as it provides secure and managed business email and calendar service. It allows the user to access the email, contacts, and calendar using client application of their choice. This includes Microsoft Outlook, native iOS and Android email applications along with the client application which supports the IMAP protocol, or directly through a web browser.

Amazon WorkMail Features:

In AWS WorkMail the Microsoft Outlook is supported by both Mac OS X and Windows. So the users can use it with their existing email client without additional requirements.
The Amazon WorkMail provides complete control over email so no need to worry about installing the software, managing hardware, and maintenance. hence the WorkMail automatically handles all the requirements.
The Amazon WorkMail provides access to devices from anywhere with the help of the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol, the users can synchronize emails, calendars, contacts with android, iOS, and windows phone.
The AWS Key Management Service can automatically encrypt the total data with the encryption keys.
The Amazon WorkMail charges Four dollars (4$) which is equal to the 285.94 Indian rupees and this is per user per month for storage of 50GB.

What are the functions of Amazon WorkMail?

There are different functions of Amazon WorkMail, and I have listed some of them below.
⦁ Compatible with Microsoft Outlook
⦁ Active Directory Integration
⦁ IMAP Protocol Support
⦁ Feature-rich web client
⦁ Ample storage for Mailboxes.
⦁ Enterprise-Grade Security
⦁ Journaling
⦁ Administrative SDK
⦁ Interoperability with Microsoft Exchange Server
⦁ Remote Management
⦁ Protection against Viruses and Spams.

How to setup Amazon WorkMail?

Step 1 – Set up your organization
Before we can create user accounts, we need to create an organization.
Login in to the AWS Management Console and search for WorkMail.
Click on the orange button Create organization. Workmail automatically handles all of the patches, back-ups, and upgrades. You can use the AWS web application as alternative to your mail program.
All highlighty in a nutshell:

⦁ key management service
⦁ mac os
⦁ microsoft exchange
⦁ mobile devices
⦁ Unlimited user per month
⦁ microsoft exchange server
⦁ windows and mac os
⦁ It supports microsoft
⦁ premises email servers
⦁ amazon workmail automatically encrypts
⦁ native support
⦁ encryption keys
⦁ feature rich
⦁ windows phone


Hence, we studied the Amazon Workmail removes the burden of hardware and software maintenance as the complete functions are managed by the Workmail. WorkMail handles all of the patches, back-ups, and software upgrades.
AWS Console helps to manage the functions too and provides an overall better experience. Amazon has also collaborated with some of the email migration firms which make it easier to transfer the emails to AWS WorMail.
These solutions can be migrated from Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange Server, Google Apps for Work, IMAP and POP to email, meetings, contacts, and notes. If you have any query, feel free to ask in the comment box.

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