The United States postal service has its bald eagle; your electronic mail may soon be traveling via penguin post. This Special Report is your guide to the current crop of enterprise-ready open source and proprietary e-mail products for Linux. You'll hear from Novell's Ted Haeger, Scalix founder Julie Farris and other Linux e-mail experts. In addition, columnist Bernard Golden offers advice for choosing the open source sendmail mail transfer agent (MTA). Then, our library of links will take you to more information about Linux e-mail, as well as term definitions and expert advice.
Messaging security pros get back to basics
Messaging pros are focusing their security efforts on patching infrastructure holes, identity management and good old-fashioned password maintenance.
Webmail seen as cure for troublesome e-mail clients
Analysts, experts and users believe that Webmail could be destined to replace traditional e-mail client software.
FYI: When to use commercial Sendmail
Open source Sendmail isn't always the right choice companies. Here, the senior vice president of Sendmail Inc. explains when the time is right to bring in the commercial version of the product.
Sizing up the Linux e-mail market
Messaging expert Michael Osterman explains what Linux e-mail vendors are doing to help companies migrate off Exchange.
Linux messaging and the Domino effect
IBM's decision to fully support Linux on the Lotus Notes/Domino platform could mean Linux has finally put its mark on the messaging scene.
Novell wise to users' Linux messaging needs
The adoption of collaboration apps may not yet be the torrential downpour Linux advocates want it to be, but offerings like GroupWise are quietly becoming a true alternative.
FYI: Security, quarantine tips for commercial Sendmail
Sendmail Inc. execs introduce Sendmail features that simplify the traditionally time-consuming process of quarantining threats.
Golden's Rules: Open source Sendmail in the enterprise
Site expert Bernard Golden provides insight on Sendmail, a mail transfer agent that has become a fundamental piece of the Internet, providing e-mail capability to users.
FYI: Smooth sailing with Kerio MailServer
John Wu, systems engineer at Kerio Technologies, discusses the future of Web-based e-mail and why it may not steal the e-mail scene from traditional mail clients like some expect.
All-inclusive messaging with Gordano
The Gordano messaging server likes to play well with others, providing a platform for users of Windows, Linux and Unix alike. But does it have the clout to stack up against Exchange?
Scalix founder: Linux, Webmail are killer apps
The founder of Scalix believes that e-mail clients are going the way of the dinosaur.
ARTICLES, CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS AND MORE
- E-mail server or MTA definition and links
- SMTP definition and links
- Sendmail definition and links
- Tip: Reducing e-mail risks with Linux
- Expert advice: Choosing e-mail in network design