Office 365 - What are the differences between an Office 365 Group, an Office 365 Security Group, a Contact list, a Google Group, and WiscLists?
This document compares the features of WiscList, Office 365 Groups, Office 365 Security Groups, Office 365 Contact List, and UW-Madison Google Groups to help identify which service would work best for your needs.
|Feature||WiscList||Office 365 Groups||UW-Madison Google Groups||Office 365 Contact Lists/Groups||Office 365 Security Groups
|Allows E-mail to Members||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Group File Sharing||✓||✓|
|Group Collaboration Tools||✓||✓|
|HTML Content Creation||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|E-mail Open Tracking||✓|
|Allows Non-Office 365 Contacts/Members||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|List Administration via E-mail||✓||✓|
|Data-Driven Lists Possible||✓|
|Members List Hidden||✓||coming soon||✓||✓||✓|
|Better for server-generated messages||✓||✓|
|Managing Office 365 account permissions||✓|
|Can service account be a member of||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Can service account be owner/creator of||✓||✓|