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Technical details
SMTP supportNoYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYes
RealtimeYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYes
Send transactional emailsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Send bulk emailsYesYesYesYesNoYesYes
SPFNo DIYYesYesYes
Automatic DKIM signingNo recommends not to sign security critical headersYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Open TrackingNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNo only through software partners
Click TrackingNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNo only through software partners
WYSIWYG Newsletter EditorNoYesNo
Dedicated IP availableNoYes but not as good as our shared cluster since shared cluster is way ahead of state of the artNoYesYesYesYesYes
Pricing
Free plan2,000 emails per day for EC2 users1,000 emails, no time limitfirst 1000200 emails per monthYes; Mailchimp don't charge on top of Amazon's rates.6,000 emails per month, max 200 per 24 hours30 emails per day1,000 emails, no time limit200 emails per day30 day money back
Price0.1 USD per thousand, plus traffic charges0.28 USD to $0.50 per thousand0.4 USD to $1 per thousand1.02 USD to $7 per thousand0 USD (free for paying mailchimp customers) (amazon SES rates apply)0 USD to $0.9 per thousand0.4 USD to $1.00 per thousand1.5 USD per thousand0.45 USD to $1 USD per thousand0.3 USD to $2.50 per thousand
CurrencyUSDUSD, EURUSDUSDUSD, EUR, GBPUSDUSDUSDUSD
API
REST APIYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Event APINoYesYesNoYesYesNo
Manage contacts though APIYes
Send email through APIYes no other choiceYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
Support
24/7 SupportYesYesYesNoNoYes only for critical incidentsYes
Dedicated Support TeamYesYesYesNoNoYesYes
Additional
Launch date2011-01-252007-01-012010-01-012009 Oct2011-02-022011-01-262010-08-162009-10-212009-04-281998
Emails sent per month5000000002600000070000002250000000200000000
LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Japanese, SpanishEnglish (support in French, English, German, Greek)EnglishEnglishEnglish, FrenchEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
Websitehttp://aws.amazon.com/ses/http://critsend.comhttp://elasticemail.com/http://www.jangosmtp.comhttp://mailchimp.com/features/simple-transactional-service/http://www.mailjet.comhttp://postageapp.comhttp://postmarkapp.com/http://www.sendgrid.comhttp://www.smtp.com/
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