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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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