Email Servers

A reliable e-mail server is a business necessity. E-mail itself is a very complex process. Many different applications are involved, and many books have been written on the subject. The programs we most frequently encounter are:

Microsoft Exchange Server:


Microsoft's Corporate Messaging Server is stable, mature, and the standard on Windows. It offers standard e-mail services as well as group calendering, resource scheduling, and more. Included in most verions of Small Business Server (Microsoft Windows Server).

Sendmail/Postix/Cyrus:


These industry standard Unix based mail transfer and user agents provide robust e-mail SMTP/POP3/IMAP services — without any calendering or scheduling features.