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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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3 and an update to Clearswift Email Appliance, Clearswift is delivering on its promise of safe collaboration and IT consolidation.
Clearswift announced today that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a world leading publication on technologies and solutions has named the MIMEsweeper[TM] Email Appliance a winner of the 2008 Best Products and Services Award.
The award-winning MIMEsweeper Email Appliance provides comprehensive email security that protects data and users and prevents spam and malware.
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The email appliance solution utilizes OTG Software's EmailXtender(TM) to permit rules-based archiving and search-based retrieval of mail messages and attachments.
The Domino Edge Server uses the same technology as Clearswift's award-winning MIMEsweeper Email Appliance to bring the benefits of low maintenance and ease of use to the customer.
OTG Software (Nasdaq: OTGS), a leading software provider of online data storage, data access and patent- pending email management solutions, announced today its expansion into the email appliance market with OTG's EmailXtender software powering storage appliances.
In addition, following the success of the MIMEsweeper Email Appliance virtual appliance deployment option, Clearswift are extending support for "soft" appliances in this web appliance release.
Mirapoint, the secure messaging experts, today announced the availability of the next generation Message Server[TM] email appliance and RazorGate [R] email security appliance.
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