CodeTwo Email Signatures and CodeTwo Exchange Rules are both email signature, disclaimer and banner managers. But that’s where the similarities end. Even though their functions are identical, they are based on completely different engines, each optimized for a different environment. Most simply put:

Take a look at the table below for a detailed comparison:

Email Signatures vs Exchange Rules
 Exchange RulesEmail Signatures
Signatures, disclaimers, email bannersExchange RulesExchange Rules
Central managementExchange RulesExchange Rules
HTML signature/disclaimer supportExchange RulesExchange Rules
Header and side banner supportExchange RulesExchange Rules
Advanced HTML formattingExchange RulesExchange Rules
HTML template editorExchange RulesExchange Rules
RTF template editorExchange Rules* only Outlook and OWA 2007
Intuitive wizard for configuring rulesExchange RulesExchange Rules
Active Directory fields supportExchange Rules* if Active Directory present in the environment
Insertion of footers into selected places in messagesExchange RulesExchange Rules
Insert disclaimer once during multiple repliesExchange RulesExchange Rules
Easy insertion of static embedded imagesExchange Rules* only Outlook
Easy insertion of static linked imagesExchange RulesExchange Rules
Use of dynamic imagesExchange RulesExchange Rules
Footers visible in Sent Items folders of usersExchange RulesExchange Rules
Multiple rules per messageExchange RulesExchange Rules
Server-level signaturesExchange RulesExchange Rules
End users cannot modify footersExchange RulesExchange Rules
End users can suppress footersExchange RulesExchange Rules
End users can force footersExchange RulesExchange Rules
Advanced Rule testerExchange RulesExchange Rules
Rule schedulerExchange RulesExchange Rules
Rotating banners and disclaimersExchange RulesExchange Rules
Signature visible when an end user composes new messageExchange RulesExchange Rules
Client based signaturesExchange RulesExchange Rules
Signatures for Google AppsExchange RulesExchange Rules
Signatures for Office 365Exchange RulesExchange Rules
Override users’ existing signaturesExchange RulesExchange Rules
Force default theme and stationeryExchange Rules* only Outlook
Force email formatExchange Rules* only Outlook, OWA 2010 and Office 365 OWA
Append categories to emailsExchange Rules* only Outlook
Force email font formattingExchange Rules* only OWA 2010 and Office 365 OWAassd