What are our most popular FAQ at atmail?

By |November 20th, 2017|

Here at atmail, we've been in the email solutions business for a long time. Twenty years next year, to be exact. Over that time, we've released eight versions of our email software (the first version was in 1998 and was one of the [...]

atmail’s GDPR progress update

By |October 25th, 2017|

After much hype and debate, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will come into force exactly seven months from today, with its repercussions predicted to stretch far and wide. It's the most important change in data privacy regulation in 25 years and [...]

New! atmail’s object storage plugin, store(obj)

By |October 12th, 2017|

After months of hard work here at atmail, we're excited to announce that last Friday we released our new atmail object storage plugin called store(obj),  which is based on Dovecot open-source. "What is object storage and how can it help [...]

atmail Product Updates

By |October 9th, 2017|

Hi Everyone, We're excited today to release our latest atmail product updates, thanks to your awesome feedback and suggestions...   The Highlights atmail suite 8.2.0 - on-premises Double click support Calendar sharing Right click context menu Composer improvements Forgotten user password atmail [...]

What do you stand for?

By |October 9th, 2017|

Next year marks a special milestone in atmail's history: we'll be celebrating 20 years since we released our first product - atmail 1.0 - one of the very first commercial webmail platforms. It's a landmark year for us and, together with [...]

World Hosting Days (WHD) Las Vegas 2017

By |September 18th, 2017|

Last week, atmail team members Jason Brown (Solutions Architect), Jackson Spender (Account Manager) and Dan Viney (Director, Innovation) travelled to Las Vegas, Nevada, to attend the September WorldHostingDays (WHD) United States conference. WorldHostingDays is a global event series for the cloud services and [...]

Meet Dave Richards – atmail’s new CEO

By |September 18th, 2017|

  Powering 40 million mailboxes worldwide, atmail has come a long way since our launch in 1998, when Ben Duncan released one of the world’s very first commercial webmail platforms. This year marks another significant milestone in atmail’s journey, as [...]

atmail suite launches! (includes atmail version 8)

By |September 18th, 2017|

Missed the news about atmail suite's launch earlier this year? This post will quickly bring you up to speed... Six months ago, we proudly launched a complete technology redesign for our webmail product and named it atmail suite. atmail suite comprises version [...]

Welcome atmail 7.8

By |July 14th, 2016|

A class act in calendaring & contactsIt’s not often you get validation of a release before it’s out, but after a recent survey we gained great insight into key areas that were common for all customers: maintain security, improve calendaring [...]

StackWorld 2016 Awards

By |June 7th, 2016|

Dreamhost (with a little help from atmail) won a StackWorld 2016 ScaleUp award for its new, open-souce, cloud computing platform Dreamcompute!The StackWorld 2016 ScaleUp Awards publish the 25 top nominations for technologies that have enabled customers to scale up fast. [...]

Welcome atmail 7.7

By |May 24th, 2016|

Enhanced Speed & Security  Our latest release, atmail 7.7, is all about responsiveness. After implementing further security components, boosting reliability, updating and optimising our core code and adding a raft of feature enhancements, you’ll enjoy at least twice the uplift [...]

Welcome atmail 7.6.0

By |March 23rd, 2016|

We are pleased to announce the release of atmail 7.6 and welcome all atmail users to upgrade immediately to further enhance their email environment and experience. This release contains multiple bug fixes and improvements to core services powering SMTP, Anti-Spam and [...]

atmail Hot Fix

By |February 2nd, 2016|

atmail Hot Fix is now available for download from your client portal. Version contains security fixes for atmail 7.5.3 release; specifically addressing an issue where users could be exploited by simply opening an email they have received that contains [...]

The State of Cloud Computing

By |January 18th, 2016|

Software as a service (Saas) providers have recognised the benefits of cloud-based products, including freeing clients from complex software and hardware management and reducing their TCO (total cost of ownership). Similarly, email providers have had to evolve and adapt to [...]

Happy New Year 2016

By |January 6th, 2016|

Happy New Year!2015 was a fantastic year for atmail!From new appointments, vast product improvements and some industry-leading customer service,  atmail is reaching new heights and ready to revolutionise email in 2016.Read below for a summary of the last year and [...]

Is email really a generation gap?

By |December 4th, 2015|

Last month, Gizmodo surveyed 3,670 people to determine how they communicate. The responses to this survey prompted Gizmodo to publish an article that simultaneously asks if, and states that, email is the new generation gap. But is it? The survey asked three questions: the [...]

atmail Hot Fix

By |December 1st, 2015|

atmail Hot Fix is now available for download from your client portal.Version contains a minor bug fix for the atmail 7.5.3 release; specifically adding a default value in the configuration required for CardDAV and CalDAV to work as expected.For [...]

Migrating Email Systems

By |November 20th, 2015|

Migrating your complete email system to a new provider can be tricky. To ensure that everything runs smoothly for both your administrators and your users, here's a list of things you should consider.PREPARATIONBefore starting any migration process, it is essential [...]

Scaling and High Availability

By |November 15th, 2015|

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when building a fit-for-purpose email system such as the number of mailboxes required, the performance or the cost.These factors, how they relate to each other, and their priority can all influence [...]

atmail 7.5.3 is here!

By |November 3rd, 2015|

On 29th October, we proudly released atmail 7.5.3. As usual, it is available for download on your client portal. PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS With this update, we have included significant improvements to the handling of threaded messages in large mailboxes. Previously operations such [...]

How to Avoid Phishing

By |October 29th, 2015|

In security, it is often said that the biggest point of failure is usually the user. No matter how secure your system is, if people are not aware of basic rules, your IT systems are at risk. One of the [...]

Graymail and Catch-All Aliases

By |October 22nd, 2015|

We all receive too many emails and one of the major reasons for this is Graymail. As explained in this post, "Graymail is the term used to describe the email you subscribed to (website updates, newsletter, ...) but that you don't [...]

First Update for atmail Mobile

By |October 16th, 2015|

One month after we launched atmail mobile, we are pleased to announce that we have just released a new version on the app store.On top of all the cool features that were already in the first version, this update brings [...]

Wondering when to send your emails?

By |October 9th, 2015|

Most people receive a lot of emails every day and rarely have the time and energy to read all of them. Studies have shown that, depending on the time of the day, customers are more susceptible to open and click [...]

The benefits of upgrading

By |September 24th, 2015|

THE RISKS OF OBSOLESCENCE VS...Keeping pace with ever-evolving technology can be quite a challenging proposition. There can be significant effort involved in planning to update or upgrade your systems and devices. However, without planning, your systems will outdate and stagnate. Consequently, your web of devices and applications may result [...]

Welcome atmail 7.5.2

By |September 22nd, 2015|

On Thursday 17th of September, we proudly released version 7.5.2 of the atmail software.  Below, we highlight some of the shiny new things that are included in this new version. Once again, we'd like to thank customers for sharing new [...]

Is Your Email Making You Money?

By |September 17th, 2015|

FROM COST TO REVENUEOver the past fifteen years, we’ve been surprised to see how few companies look to generate revenue from email.At one extreme, some service providers simply treat the email platform as a cost of providing internet services to [...]

How to Break the PEBCAT Barrier

By |September 9th, 2015|

PROBLEM EXISTS BETWEEN CHISEL AND TABLETYes, it is an obvious play on the old support joke “Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair" (PEBKAC or PBKAC), referring typically to users who may not have the correct combination of data, hardware, software [...]

Welcome atmail Mobile

By |September 2nd, 2015|

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new iOS app: atmail mobile.With 2.04 billion smartphone owners, mobile is now the first platform for reading and using email. Thus, it is important to us to make your email experience the best it [...]

What’s Next for Messaging

By |August 27th, 2015|

For most people "140 character limit" immediately makes them think of Twitter limitations, but there was a time when it was also the limit for the only phone-to-phone text messaging system, SMS.With the spread of smartphone devices, communication has gone [...]

5 Surprising Email Facts

By |August 19th, 2015|

1. Email was invented even before the internet.The Internet started as a project called ARPANET in October 1969 at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). But the very first email system was actually started four years before that in [...]

Why email is not going away

By |August 12th, 2015|

Unless you've lived in a cave without Internet access, you will have stumbled upon the term "email killer" more than once. It seems new apps have become tired with trying to be the "next Facebook killer", they have now moved [...]

Worldwide internet access

By |August 6th, 2015|

Many tech companies are focused on creating the next groundbreaking mobile application or web service, but many of us in the developed countries forget that the majority of the world’s population still has very limited, or zero, access to the [...]

Email etiquette in the workplace

By |July 28th, 2015|

How you behave in the workplace is often different to how you behave away from work; email follows the same rule. If you want to remain professional and not offend anyone, this infographic outlining the basic rules of email etiquette is [...]

Two-Factor Authentication

By |July 22nd, 2015|

Email & Security Email is the tool we use every day. We've been using mailboxes for years and we tend not to consider whether they are secure or not. This is a mistake. Our personal life, our professional life, everything is tied into [...]

The future of the inbox

By |July 1st, 2015|

Created in 1965, email is one of the oldest computer technologies still in use today and it keeps evolving. Email’s evolution is in response to the ever-increasing demand of users and email providers have to seize opportunities to satisfy their subscribers [...]

Welcome atmail 7.5.1

By |June 25th, 2015|

Atmail is pleased to announce the general availability of version 7.5.1.Version 7.5.1 includes multiple product improvements and bug fixes, including two major changes that significantly improve performance: minification of JavaScript and Cascading Style Sheet files and improvement to how log [...]

The state of email

By |June 17th, 2015|

Despite everything we read and hear, email is still on the rise. With 4.1 billion addresses and 2.5 billion accounts worldwide, it is one of the biggest services out there. Three giants are dominating the market, especially for individuals: Gmail with 900 million accountsMicrosoft with [...]

The importance of UX

By |May 28th, 2015|

User experience, especially if you operate in the tech space, is becoming increasingly important. We no longer just use technology, we live with it.By following some basic UX rules, you can offer an enjoyable product or service, reduce frustration and [...]

4 tips to reduce email noise

By |May 19th, 2015|

Email is often seen as the nemesis of productivity in the workplace. But before you jump on the bandwagon and accuse email of sparking the plague, let's see if there isn't a trick or two you could use to manage [...]

The internet of things

By |May 13th, 2015|

We technologists love acronyms and buzzwords. Five minutes ago you were talking about SoLoMo (Social, Local, Mobile) or  “gamification and now it’s nearly impossible to navigate the Internet without stumbling across a blog post or article that talks about the [...]

Mobile Email

By |April 27th, 2015|

With more than 1.76 billion smartphone users, email had to evolve to adapt to all the devices out there. The multiplication of email apps and email clients these past few years lead to an increasing popularity of email on mobile [...]

How email works

By |April 13th, 2015|

Email is something we use everyday but how many of you would be able to explain what really happens from the moment you click "send" to the moment the recipient opens the message?The moment you hit the send button, the [...]

Evolution of communication

By |April 7th, 2015|

Communicating has always been essential for human beings. From the cave paintings to the latest wearable technology, we have always been looking for new ways to stay close to those who matter most. We might not know yet where the [...]

Cloud vs On-Premises

By |March 17th, 2015|

When setting up an email service such as atmail, an administrator must choose between deploying on-premises or in the cloud. Each deployment option can differ greatly in terms of cost and responsibilities. We've developed this infographic to help you consider [...]

Freak Flaw

By |March 10th, 2015|

What is the freak flaw? FREAK is an almost-acronym for “Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys”, which describes a security vulnerability within the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, released into the wild during the 90s. Over the weekend we [...]

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