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SMTP

SMTP

(Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) The standard email protocol on the Internet and part of the TCP/IP protocol suite, as defined by IETF RFC 2821. SMTP defines the message format and the message transfer agent (MTA), which stores and forwards the mail. SMTP was originally designed for only plain text (ASCII text), but MIME and other encoding methods enable executable programs and multimedia files to be attached to and transported with the email message.

SMTP servers route SMTP messages throughout the Internet to a mail server that provides a message store for incoming mail. The mail server uses the POP3 or IMAP4 access protocol to communicate with the user's email program. See POP3, IMAP4, MIME and messaging system. See also SNMP.
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SMTP will advise farmers on how to increase their productivity and revenues, providing them with hands-on assistance, fertilizers and agricultural inputs.
The two companies will provide SMTP with innovative and powerful marketing tools as well as global distribution opportunities, said Jon Strimling, chief executive of SMTP.
According to Accellion, the SMTP Satellite works in conjunction with its Managed File Transfer appliance and extends file tracking, reporting and encryption to files originating from scanners and business applications.
The inherent design of SMTP allows a host computer that needs to deliver hundreds or even thousands of messages to make a connection (or multiple connections) to some other SMTP server and ask that server to relay the messages on its behalf.
In practice, after you use your MUA to compose your message and hit send, it establishes a connection with its assigned MTA and sends a sequence of commands as specified by SMTP or ESMTP (Extended SMTP, which has a mechanism for adding capabilities, such as MIME).
ReachMail's Easy SMTP is a cloud-based solution that enables marketers to send order confirmations, shipping confirmations or new account setups through ReachMail rather than using their own SMTP server.
5m of SMTP common stock, over a period of 36 months at management's discretion following the effectiveness of the registration statement registering for resale the share purchased by Dutchess pursuant to the Investment Agreement.
Worldwide Computer Products News-18 April 2006-Symantec announces integrated e-mail security solution for SMTP gateways(C)1995-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
DAYTON, Ohio -- JangoMail, an industry leader in permission-based email marketing software, announced today a new stand-alone SMTP relay service located at www.
During the last quarter of 2012, SMTP made a meaningful investment in digital marketing to increase its online presence, consumer awareness and sales and completed an acquisition of an innovative email testing and analytics business, which was paid for in cash.
Worldwide Computer Products News-25 March 2003-Symantec ships AntiVirus for SMTP Gateways 3.
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