e-mail appliance


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e-mail appliance

(1) A stand-alone mail server that plugs into the network to provide e-mail for an organization. Typically rack-mounted hardware, the device includes software that provides the message store and transfer agent (see mail server and messaging system). Users access their mail with a client program in their computers or via a Web browser. See server appliance and e-mail interfaces.

(2) A device specialized for accessing e-mail that was introduced around the turn of the century. Today's e-mail appliances are typically smartphones. See Internet appliance and Internet server appliance.


E-Mail Appliance
One of the first e-mail appliances, this seven-ounce, pocket-sized Postbox Express had a built-in analog modem that plugged into a standard telephone jack. (Image courtesy of VTech Holdings Ltd., www.vtech.com)
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A standardized, scalable solution, Azaleos managed e-mail appliances can be installed and running in less than a day.
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9 /PRNewswire/ -- Azaleos, the leading provider of highly available managed e-mail appliances and managed services for Microsoft Exchange has expanded its Azaleos Certified Expert (ACE) reseller program by adding Vancouver-based XSM Systems, Inc.
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OneStop offerings are based on OneServer for Microsoft Exchange 2007, a high availability, hardened e-mail appliance that is managed remotely by experts in the Azaleos network operations center.
ViewXchange, a visualization and reporting system for Exchange, which coupled with an enhanced version of the Azaleos real time monitoring system, delivers e-mail appliance health and hygiene information to Azaleos Network Operations Centers, where Azaleos personnel troubleshoot and fix issues with Microsoft Exchange in near real time 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
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Azaleos provides a flexible and modular portfolio of managed Exchange services that are centered around OneServer for Microsoft Exchange 2007, a high availability, hardened e-mail appliance that is managed remotely by experts in the Azaleos network operations center.
By combining our industry leading toolset and assessment methodology with the Azaleos OneServer managed e-mail appliance, customers can rapidly identify the costs and complexities of migrating to Microsoft Exchange from Lotus Notes/Domino and Novell GroupWise," said Steven Pivnik, co-CEO of Binary Tree.
com/), the leading supplier of managed e-mail appliances built on the Microsoft platform, today announced Azaleos BladeMail(TM), a turnkey e-mail appliance designed to help companies lower the cost and complexity of running Microsoft Exchange.