Send/Receive groups enable greater control over each email account and enables you to specify how often to check for new messages.
Receive notifications in your Outlook inbox when messages you send are delivered or opened.
If you can't send email, read this article.
Without an Exchange Server account, use rules and an email template with POP3 and IMAP accounts in Outlook to inform people you're out of the office.
Compose a message now, but schedule it to be sent later.