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Sendmail provides appliance-based products, applications and services that enable enterprises and government agencies to modernize their messaging infrastructures. Since 1982, thousands of commercial and open source customers around the globe have relied on Sendmail for a unified approach to the complex problems of policy-based message handling and routing. The company's comprehensive suite of applications addresses the challenges of gateway management, inbound threat protection, data leak prevention, email authentication and intra-company message management. These applications run on Sendmail's family of Sentrion Message Processors, which are available in hard appliance, virtual appliance and blade server configurations. Sendmail is headquartered in Emeryville, CA with sales and support offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Our Website: http://www.sendmail.com


Latest Content From Sendmail

Video: Reduce Operating Expenses by Modernizing the Messaging Infrastructure

by SendmailMar 15, 2009

Now more than ever, information technology executives are reevaluating the messaging infrastructure to determine more strategic methods for increasing efficiencies and cost reductions to positively impact the bottom line. Sendmail's "Reducing Operating Expenses through Modernization of the Messaging Infrastructure" online video featuring Gartner drives home the importance of strategic IT planning for CIOs today and provides companies with an overview of the messaging infrastructure and strategies for modernization. Following an introduction to the overall strategic picture of modernizing IT infrastructures by Gartner�s VP & Gartner Fellow, Andy Kyte, Sendmail�s EVP & COO, Glen Vondrick, and Senior Director of Technical Services & Strategy, David Maislin, share how successful enterprise organizations are cutting operating expenses, improving the agility of their messaging systems and gaining considerable return-on-investment by modernizing their messaging infrastructures.


Podcast: Cutting Infrastructure Costs by Stopping Unwanted Mail at the Perimeter: Messaging Infrastructure Filtering: Part 4 of 4

by SendmailNov 19, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast �Cutting Infrastructure Costs by Stopping Unwanted Mail at the Perimeter: Messaging Infrastructure Filtering� focuses on how businesses can significantly cut costs by modernizing their messaging infrastructure and stopping unwanted mail. This podcast is the fourth of four editions in this series and focuses on filtering techniques that business can take to reduce unwanted email.

Bob Boucneau � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail with previous experience at BEA Systems � explores different filtering techniques that organizations use, including the early list-based filtering, rule-based filtering, statistical content filtering, quarantine filtering, etc. Bob also outlines the advantages and disadvantages of rule-based techniques and statistical filtering, and the importance of using parallel anti-spam engines to reduce spam. Additionally, he delves into the benefits of taking a holistic approach to modernizing the messaging infrastructure to reduce the amount of mail that touches it.


Podcast: Cutting Infrastructure Costs by Stopping Unwanted Mail at the Perimeter: Functional Techniques Used to Stop Unwanted Mail: Part 3 of 4

by SendmailNov 13, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast �Cutting Infrastructure Costs by Stopping Unwanted Mail at the Perimeter: Functional Techniques Used to Stop Unwanted Mail� focuses on how businesses can significantly cut costs by modernizing their messaging infrastructure and stopping unwanted mail. This podcast is the third of four editions in this series and discusses functional techniques that companies can take to address �malware,� spam and other unwanted email.

Bob Boucneau � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail with previous experience at BEA Systems � gives an overview of functional techniques and anti-spam best practices, and outlines specific techniques, including Recipient Validation, Requests for Comment (RFC) Enforcement, Gateway Bounce Management, DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) and SPF Related Technology Enforcement.


Whitepaper: Special Report on Modernizing Messaging Infrastructures

by SendmailNov 05, 2008

Sendmail's "Special Report on Modernizing Messaging Infrastructures" features a Gartner research note titled "Signs Indicate a Train Wreck Is Coming, Unless You Modernize IT" (Scott. D. Nelson, Valentin T. Sribar, and Andy Kyte, August 27, 2008) and success stories about how Sendmail customers have avoided potential IT messaging infrastructure train wrecks.

In this research note, Gartner outlines the top indicators of a potential IT train wreck in its response to the central question, "What should a company do to avoid this so-called train wreck?" In the Special Report, Sendmail helps translate those indicators into recognizable terms for IT messaging teams by using examples from the experience of its experts.


Podcast: Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Intelligent Policies: Part 4 of 5

by SendmailNov 03, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast, �Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Intelligent Policies� focuses on how businesses can leverage Directory Servers for a more secure and intelligent messaging infrastructure. This podcast is the fourth of five editions in this series and focuses on using directories to create and enforce intelligent email policies � a critical piece of the messaging infrastructure.

Michael Donnelly � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail and expert on Directories, with over 20 years of experience in the computing industry � shares background on policy for email in general, typical examples of policy enforcement that are in place now and how Directory Servers are integrated into the infrastructure. Furthermore, Michael explores how Directories help benefit creating policies around data loss prevention (DLP).


Podcast: Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Implementing Directories and Synchronization: Part 5 of 5

by SendmailNov 03, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast, �Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Implementing Directories and Synchronization� focuses on how businesses can leverage Directory Servers for a more secure and intelligent messaging infrastructure. This podcast is the fifth of five editions in this series and focuses on how to architect Directories and synchronization into the messaging infrastructure.

Michael Donnelly � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail and expert on Directories, with over 20 years of experience in the computing industry � outlines how an organization goes about implementing Directories, how data gets from the Groupware environment into the messaging Directory itself and whether it�s safe to put the Directory in the DMZ versus leveraging the traditional way of using lists. Additionally, Michael discusses Directory synchronization and how Sendmail�s Directory synchronization runs.


Podcast: Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Mail Routing and Infrastructure Configuration: Part 3 of 5

by SendmailNov 03, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast, �Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Mail Routing and Infrastructure Configuration� focuses on how businesses can leverage Directory Servers for a more secure and intelligent messaging infrastructure. This podcast is the third of five editions in this series and focuses on mail routing and messaging infrastructure configuration.

Michael Donnelly � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail and expert on Directories, with over 20 years of experience in the computing industry � dives into how Directory Servers play a critical role in mail routing and messaging infrastructure configuration, and how using Directory Servers is a simpler way to maintain attributes of an organization. Michael also outlines the advantages enterprises and even smaller organizations discover from using Directories to route mail.


Podcast: Cutting Infrastructure Costs by Stopping Unwanted Mail at the Perimeter: Architectural Techniques Used to Stop Unwanted Mail: Part 2 of 4

by SendmailOct 17, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast �Cutting Infrastructure Costs by Stopping Unwanted Mail at the Perimeter: Architectural Techniques Used to Stop Unwanted Mail� focuses on how businesses can significantly cut costs by modernizing their messaging infrastructure and stopping unwanted mail before it impacts their internal resources. This podcast is the second of four editions in this series and focuses on the architectural techniques a company should take in order to help stop the flood of unwanted mail.

Bob Boucneau � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail with previous experience at BEA Systems � examines three examples of architectural techniques that can help an organization modernize their infrastructure to deal with the problems of unwanted mail: Reception Rate Controls, MX Record Controls and Sender Reputation.


Podcast: Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Protecting the Messaging Infrastructure Using Directory Servers: Part 2 of 5

by SendmailOct 14, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast, �Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Protecting the Messaging Infrastructure Using Directory Servers� focuses on how businesses can leverage Directory Servers for a more secure and intelligent messaging infrastructure. This podcast is the second of five editions in this series and examines how you can better protect your messaging infrastructure using Directory Servers at the Email Border.

Michael Donnelly � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail and expert on Directories, with over 20 years of experience in the computing industry � explores the different ways Directory Servers are used to protect your messaging environment and the benefits of doing so, such as significant ROI from implementing less resources behind the gateway. Michael also discusses how Groupware servers and Directory synchronization fit into messaging infrastructure protection.


Podcast: Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Introduction to Directory Servers: Part 1 of 5

by SendmailOct 14, 2008

Sendmail�s podcast, �Using Directory Servers for Intelligent Email Management: Introduction to Directory Servers� focuses on how businesses can leverage Directory Servers for a more secure and intelligent messaging infrastructure. This podcast is the first of five editions in this series and is a general introduction to Directory Servers.

Michael Donnelly � a senior messaging architect at Sendmail and expert on Directories, with over 20 years of experience in the computing industry � examines what Directory Servers are and how they work. Additionally, Michael explores what an LDAP Directory is and how it differs from a database, how LDAP Directories benefit an email messaging infrastructure and the advantages of a data aggregation model.