Mailgun vs Postfix vs Twilio SendGrid

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Pros of Mailgun
Pros of Postfix
Pros of Twilio SendGrid
  • 177
    Quick email integration
  • 147
    Free plan
  • 91
    Easy setup
  • 67
    Ridiculously reliable
  • 54
    Extensive apis
  • 29
    Great for parsing inbound emails
  • 25
    Nice UI
  • 23
    Developer-centric
  • 15
    Excellent customer support
  • 12
    Heroku Add-on
  • 4
    Easy to view logs of sent emails
  • 3
    Email mailbox management for developers
  • 2
    Great customer support, love rackspace
  • 2
    Great documentation
  • 1
    Great PHP library
  • 1
    Better than sendgrid not ask too many question
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    • 189
      Easy setup
    • 136
      Cheap and simple
    • 107
      Easy email integration!
    • 86
      Reliable
    • 58
      Well-documented
    • 28
      Generous free allowance to get you started
    • 25
      Trackable
    • 21
      Heroku add-on
    • 15
      Azure add-on
    • 13
      Better support for third party integrations
    • 6
      Simple installation
    • 6
      Free plan
    • 4
      Great client libraries
    • 4
      Helpful evangelist staff
    • 3
      Great support
    • 3
      Better customer support than the competition
    • 3
      Great add-ons
    • 2
      Scalable
    • 2
      Nice dashboard
    • 1
      Web editor for templates
    • 1
      Cool setup
    • 1
      Free
    • 1
      Within integration
    • 1
      Easy set up
    • 1
      Great customer support
    • 1
      Google cloud messaging

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    Cons of Mailgun
    Cons of Postfix
    Cons of Twilio SendGrid
    • 2
      Cost
    • 2
      No HTTPS tracking links supported
    • 1
      Emails go to spam due to blacklisted IP's of mailgun
    • 1
      Cannot create multiple api keys
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      • 2
        No Terraform provider
      • 2
        Google analytics integration is not campaign-specific
      • 1
        Shared IP blacklist removal takes months
      • 0
        Shares IP blacklist removal

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      What is Mailgun?

      Mailgun is a set of powerful APIs that allow you to send, receive, track and store email effortlessly.

      What is Postfix?

      It is a free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail. It is Wietse Venema's mail server that started life at IBM research as an alternative to the widely-used Sendmail program. Now at Google, Wietse continues to support it.

      What is Twilio SendGrid?

      Twilio SendGrid's cloud-based email infrastructure relieves businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email systems. Twilio SendGrid provides reliable delivery, scalability & real-time analytics along with flexible API's.

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