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ALSO CALLED: e-Mail (Communications), Email (Communications), e-mail, Electronic Mail, Electronic Mail (Communications)
DEFINITION: E-mail (electronic mail) is the exchange of computer-stored messages by telecommunication. (Some publications spell it email; we prefer the currently more established spelling of e-mail.) E-mail messages are usually encoded in ASCII text. However, you can also send non-text files, such as graphic images and sound files, as attachments sent in binary streams. E-mail was one of the first uses of  … 
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Spam, Spammers, and Spam Control
sponsored by Trend Micro GmbH
WHITE PAPER: This Ferris Research white paper looks at spam: what it is, how it is sent, and how it is filtered. It unravels the complexities and gives an accessible, factual overview into the scourge of spam.
Posted: 25 Sep 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Trend Micro GmbH

Enabling Enterprise 2.0
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn ways that organizations can create a strategy that embraces Web 2.0 technologies securely and enables a successful transition to Enterprise 2.0.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Websense, Inc.

The Critical Need for Encrypted Email and Secure File Transfer Solutions
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This free email encryption whitepaper from Osterman Research discusses key issues around the encryption of both email and file transfer systems, some of the leading statutes that require sensitive content to be encrypted, and suggestions for moving forward with encryption.
Posted: 04 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Proofpoint, Inc.

Email Continuity: You don't know what you've got till it's gone
sponsored by Symantec Hosted Services
WHITE PAPER: Because email is ubiquitous, necessary and convenient, it cannot be allowed to fail. This whitepaper looks at the value of email and outlines the issues and concerns of IT managers involved in managing and maintaining business-critical email systems.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Symantec Hosted Services

Ensuring Cost-effective, High-performance Storage Deployments for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Environments
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: A well thought out storage design will help your organization achieve the most from your Exchange solution architecture - taking into consideration capacity, performance and availability, as well as budget, requirements. This Solution Brief includes nine key considerations for storage deployments to support your Microsoft Exchange environment.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

Hitachi Data Systems

Dell/EMC CX4 Exchange Performance
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a high-level look at the features and functionality that make the CX4 an excellent choice for Microsoft Exchange and other electronic mail systems. It examines new features, discusses disaster recovery and VMware integration, and provides a brief example of CX4's performance in Exchange environments.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc.

Email Recovery: Doing More with Less- How to save Time and Money When Recovering Email
sponsored by Kroll Ontrack, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows how the costs associated with recovering email messages from Microsoft® Exchange Server backups can be significant and also provides us with the practical information on how to minimize those costs.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Kroll Ontrack, Inc.

10 Steps to Establishing an Effective Email Retention Policy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Building a well-planned, enterprise-wide email retention policy helps establish uniform and consistent rules for all email and electronic records.
Posted: 23 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

CA Technologies.

IDC White Paper: Addressing Business Challenges with a Scalable Storage Infrastructure
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Evolving business and technology needs are driving organizations to rely on modular storage solutions as their primary data storage platform. Read this IDC report to learn more about the modular storage landscape and Hitachi storage solutions.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

Hitachi Data Systems

Web Security Solutions
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn ways to implement industry-leading URL filtering with extensive security capabilities that continuously watch the organization's assets for malicious activity and prevent them from being used in fraudulent attacks.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Websense, Inc.

Security Threat Report: July 2008
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report gives a comprehensive insight into the events and trends that emerged during the first half of 2008, and helps businesses to stay ahead of today's increasingly covert threats.
Posted: 13 Nov 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2008

Sophos, Inc.

Total E-mail Security
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WHITE PAPER: Malware is becoming ever more sophisticated every day. Only through effective tools that incorporate fast responses against all categories of malware will organizations be able to maintain the health of their critical business systems.
Posted: 11 Nov 2008 | Published: 11 Nov 2008

Sunbelt Software

eGuide: Expert Tips for Deploying Secure Messaging Technologies
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This eGuide discusses the critical importance of securing these messaging systems and looks at various methods for protecting the information that is transmitted via these technologies.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 22 Oct 2008

Microsoft

An Architectural Framework for Enterprise Email Infrastructure & Security: Getting It Right Today, Getting Ready for Tomorrow
sponsored by Sendmail, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the architecture limitations prevalent in today's large-enterprise email networks.
Posted: 22 Oct 2008 | Published: 22 Oct 2008

Sendmail, Inc.

Siemens Mobile UC - Where UC Meets Enterprise Mobility
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: In response to increased employee mobility, companies are developing Unified Communications (UC) strategies and implementing UC solutions to enable a global work focus and ease employee communications problems.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Siemens Enterprise Communications

Seven Email Marketing Refreshes
sponsored by Bronto Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will detail seven key points that will help you quickly enhance your email-marketing program. You may also find some low hanging opportunities that you weren't aware you were missing.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

Bronto Software

Storage and Virtualization: Options for Smaller Environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document is based on a Dell/TechTarget webcast entitled "Storage and Virtualization: Options for Smaller Environments."
Posted: 03 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc.

Mobility as a Service: Best Practices for Managing Mobile Work
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: Fiberlink Communications studied the challenges of mobile computing as well as the best practices for the management, control and operations of a mobile platform.
Posted: 15 Sep 2008 | Published: 15 Mar 2008

Fiberlink Communications

Seven Secrets to 24x7 Exchange Availability
sponsored by Marathon Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the seven secrets to 24x7, disaster-tolerant Exchange and get step-by-step tips on how to implement an Exchange environment with zero lost data and continuous application availability.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

Marathon Technologies

From Cold to Hot: Lead Nurturing Programs That Generate Sales
sponsored by Vtrenz, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of lead nurturing–in the lead management process. It discusses best practices for nurturing leads in today's competitive business environment, and offers advice for implementing a lead-nurturing program.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008

Vtrenz, Inc

Why Most Organizations Miss User Response Monitoring - and What to Do about It
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explains the challenges of user response monitoring and how to overcome these challenges. It also teaches you how to get a real handle on infrastructure performance and shows you how it will impact user experience.
Posted: 15 Aug 2008 | Published: 15 Aug 2008

Nimsoft, Inc.

8 Seconds to Capture Attention: Silverpop's Landing Page Report
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It's estimated that up to 50 percent of visitors to landing pages will bail in the first eight seconds. This evaluation explains how putting more effort on nurturing recipients once they hit those landing pages would be time and money well spent.
Posted: 08 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Silverpop Systems Inc.

That Was Then This Is Now: The New Rules of Email Marketing
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this new era of CAN-SPAM legislation, overflowing inboxes and ever-increasing customer expectations, many of the practices that worked for emailers in the past simply won't work anymore. This paper reviews the new rules of email marketing.
Posted: 08 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

Silverpop Systems Inc.

Cost-effective Data Protection for Microsoft Windows Environments
sponsored by Zmanda Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the challenges of protecting Microsoft Windows files, databases, and email applications within a heterogeneous IT environment; and demonstrates how Amanda Enterprise, combined with its clients and agents.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Zmanda Inc.

Protecting Essential Information: Securing the Foundation of the Internet Business Platform
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's threats use Web 2.0 to integrate daily operations which has changed the requirements for web security, email security and data loss prevention. Download this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 31 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Websense, Inc.
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EMAIL DEFINITION (continued): …  the Internet and is still the most popular use. A large percentage of the total traffic over the Internet is e-mail. E-mail can also be exchanged between online service provider users and in networks other than the Internet, both public and private. E-mail can be distributed to lists of people as well as to individuals. A shared distribution list can be managed by using an e-mail reflector. Some mailing lists allow you to subscribe by sending a request to the mailing list administrator. A mailing list that is administered automatically is called a list server.E-mail is one of the protocols … 
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