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There are 182 billion emails sent every day, generating a lot of data about how recipients and ISPs respond. Many marketers take a more-is-better approach to stats, preferring to have the ability to slice and dice their email lists based numerous arbitrary stats. However, fundamentally...
Founded in 2009, after graduating from the TechStars program, SendGrid has developed a cloud based service that solves the challenge of email delivery by delivering emails on behalf of companies. SendGrid eliminates the complexity of sending email, saving time and money, while providin...
The digital age has forced a kind of dependency never before seen, a dependency on our inbox. The mere thought of losing these emails is inconceivable where the thought of it leaves us with a sense of panic, one similar to losing our credit cards or house key. Unfortunately, the potent...
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SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has announced that SilverSky, a provider of cloud-based information security and messaging solutions, has chosen SoftLayer to help power its cloud-based email and Email Protection Suite offerings. SilverSky’s comprehensive security services, running on SoftLa...
This history of email predates the modern form that we know on our desktops and mobile devices as it tracks its early origins back to the terminals and green screens of the 1960s. Sometime into the following decade we saw the first “electronic mail” message sent on ARPANET, one of th...
Big bucks continue to be spent on hardware and software, with a marked increase in cloud services, according to a new report. Forrester released the data of its annual survey on IT spending worldwide and detected areas with higher spending, including apps and tablets. Forrester Res...
Big Data – a large amount of information that comes in a variety of forms and constantly changes – has generated a significant amount of buzz in the business world, mostly around the implications for marketing. But there’s little attention paid to its potential impact on risk managemen...
Deutsche Telekom is set to launch the long-awaited secure, legally binding – and paid – e-mail system known as De-Mail throughout Germany on August 31. “De-Mail brings us a step closer to the gigabit society,” Telekom CEO René Obermann said. Deutsche Telekom and other De-Mail peddl...
Rackspace is going to acquire a two-year-old Y Combinator e-mail start-up called Mailgun. Terms were not disclosed but, aside from Y’s seeding, it looks like the fledgling only raised $1.1 million last year. Mailgun provides a web service for integrating e-mail inboxes into apps li...
Microsoft has reworked its browser-based Hotmail into a free, socialized, Facebook-friendly service it’s calling Outlook.com, borrowing the name from its Office e-mail client. The idea is to stop Google’s Gmail from eating into its turf. With 324 million users Hotmail is the larges...
RPost, the company that owns Registered Email, has gotten two new patents that cover the systems and methods service providers use to track e-mail delivery or failure using server logs. RPost says the protocol-level technology was novel in 1999 when RPost first filed for the patents ...
Well, well, well, fancy that. Australia Post is reportedly trying to buy a piece of the Digital Post Australia (DPA) joint venture set on rivaling its coming Digital Mailbox and challenging its mail monopoly. DPA’s partners are the US start-up Zumbox, which is kicking in its platform...
RPost, the Los Angeles inventor of Registered Email services, has gotten a patent on the little invisible web bugs – also called web beacons or pixel tags – that companies – in this case service companies – use to see if their e-mails are opened to measure the success of their marketin...
A US Patent and Trademark Office re-examination has found a basic RPost proof-of-delivery patent valid. In a sweeping decision all 89 of its claims have been left standing against challenges of prior art. Patent holders dream of such things. It is understood to be a so-called “fina...
The US Department of the Interior has moved its e-mail business to Google, which sued when the agency gave Microsoft a five-year $59.3 million cloud-based e-mail contract in 2010 claiming the department’s research was “stale” and Microsoft’s security wasn’t certified for government use...
The mystery of where Australia Post’s recently promised digital mail system is coming from has been solved. It’s going to use Volly, the sight-unseen system that Pitney Bowes announced 15 months ago but has yet to put on the market. Australia Post said so last week making it the fi...
Zumbox, the American digital mail start-up, has changed its overseas strategy. Rather than try to involve the local postal operator – as it has once with New Zealand Post – it’s going to go it alone. It’s starting in Australia where its wholly owned licensing arm, Zumbox Software Inc...
Swiss Post has reneged on statements it explicitly made to the Commercial Court in Zurich last year claiming it stripped the proof-of-delivery functionality that infringes an RPost patent out of its IncaMail secure e-mail service. After RPost touted Swiss Post’s apparent concession la...
Under legal pressure from Los Angeles-based RPost, Swiss Post says it has dropped proof-of-delivery functionality from its IncaMail secure e-mail service, a move that leaves the critical widgetry in a pickle. To deliver official documents – like IncaMail’s been doing – it has to be c...
A federal court in California has upheld the validity of a key RPost patent reinforcing the company’s claims to own the technology for registered, legally recognized, court-admissible evidence of e-mail content and delivery going back to 1995. RPost’s 35 patents, granted in 21 countr...
Late Monday Google said that the bug that ate multiple copies of people’s Gmail Sunday in multiple Google data centers – erasing years of e-mails, attachments, folders, chat logs, all-important contact lists and personalized settings – was created by an otherwise unidentified defect in...
RPost, which is already suing Swiss Post for the second time in the United States, has upped the ante. Its British arm, RPost UK Ltd, has lodged suit against Swiss Post on its home turf in Switzerland. This time the Los Angeles-based Registered Email merchant is charging the state-...
Following a successful pilot project, U.K.-based managed cloud services company iomart Group will migrate over 300,000 customer e-mail accounts to the Open-Xchange e-mail and collaboration platform, providing end users with a more feature-rich service. In addition, iomart's customers w...
The Swiss Post says that IncaMail, the secure e-mail service it yanked out of the US market earlier this year after RPost lodged a patent and trademark infringement suit, meets the requirements for electronic correspondence with Swiss authorities and that it’s in the final stages of be...
Spam continues to plague enterprises. Rising volumes and more targeted phishing attacks threaten enterprise security, especially those with antiquated antispam and anti-malware solutions. This white paper from Trend Micro provides a new approach to email security.
Rackspace claims two million paid users of its hosted e-mail, including its proprietary Rackspace Email, hosted Microsoft Exchange and a hybrid of the two. It racks it up to the ~60% cost savings of the hybrid offering, its reseller program and business users being partial to Microsoft...
The Internet is quietly being replumbed. That shouldn’t surprise anyone involved with it; the Internet is always being replumbed. But you might be more surprised to learn that the next few years will bring an unusual burst of changes in that plumbing, some with great potential conseque...
Symantec on Tuesday announced the publication of its January 2010 MessageLabs Intelligence Report. Analysis reveals spammers have launched new campaigns related to 2010 events to sustain the high levels of spam experienced toward the end of 2009. At the start of 2010, MessageLabs Intel...
I don’t know about you, but when I get long emails my eyes go running around my head. Too many words for me to take in during a busy day when I’m sure I’m suffering from some form of ADHD as I try to multitask beyond human capability. So I ask folks to please, please, puLEASE not send ...
Gist, a beta-phase e-mail start-up kicked off by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, has raised a $6.75 million first round led by the Foundry Group. Its widgetry combines e-mails with the latest news about contacts taken from blog posts, social networking sires and Tweet...
Zimbra is open source server software for email and collaboration - email, group calendar, contacts, instant messaging, file storage and web document management. The Zimbra email and calendar server is available for Linux, Mac OS X and virtualization platforms. Zimbra syncs to smartpho...
Yahoo has evidently been rummaging through its closet looking for stuff it can sell off, especially now that it’s decided it’s a consumer company and will put $100 million into promoting that image starting Tuesday. Anyway, that business construction reportedly means it doesn’t nee...
Mimosa NearPoint provides resellers with tremendous opportunities in many different markets. It enables resellers to quickly address various customer requirements around email archiving, eDiscovery, regulatory compliance, business continuity, and storage optimization in a unified solut...
Recognizing e-mail as the central tool in today’s contemporary business model is effortless — any breakdown in this mission-critical instrument and companies come to a virtual halt. Staff collaboration is limited, customer and vendor relationships are potentially compromised, and IT re...
If your prospects' response to your E-Marketing programs is stalling, don't be complacent enough to just push them back into the general nurturing pool without a lifeguard. By taking some steps to evaluate why and when they stall, you can work proactively to refine your content and com...
There's a lot said about from addresses and subject lines, but don't overlook the preview pane. If the first words your prospects see don't engage them, you just got deleted. Find out what doesn't work and get tips and insights about creating email messaging that gets them at Hello.
Carbonite, the consumer/small business online backup company, has struck a deal with Sun to piggyback on Java and offer a free 30-day trial of its widgetry to anybody who upgrades to the latest version of Java or downloads in for the first time. Terms were not disclosed.