Service Comparison-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Email Service Comparison

IMPORTANT: Check with your departmental IT staff before selecting an email service. 


*Not an option for new accounts after Oct 26. 
Exchange Google Apps @ CMU
Data stored at CMU
X X - 2
Calendar - X 1 X
CMU directory
Contacts and calendar synchronized with email client - X - 3-4
IMAP client support X - X
Mobile device support X X X
Shared accounts
(department or team use)
- X -
Quota  10GB 25GB  Unlimited
  1. Exchange is the official calendar of record for Carnegie Mellon.
  2. Please be aware of Google’s Terms of Service and Privacy Statements.
  3. Contacts you create in your email client are stored locally.
  4. Google provides an add-on for Microsoft Outlook to synchronize your Google calendar with Outlook (Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook). This add-on, however, is not recommended or supported by Computing Services because of synchronization issues.

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