Data Centers pose a problem when it comes to being energy efficient. Servers are on all day, every day and are expected to perform with a speed and reliability that we rarely expect from any other service. As a result, they generate tremendous amounts of heat and consume tremendous amounts of power. However, there are […]
I’ve been looking into a number of different resources for b5media. Namely, I’m looking for a better email solution for mail serving as well as an offsite backup and shared resources solution. As we’re a fairly large infrastructure spread globally, we have requirements as well.
Currently, we run all our mail locally through sendmail/dovecot and while this is a workable solution, it’s time consuming to have to go in and edit
all the time. Not to mention trying to get spamassassin to actually deal with spam appropriately. On the surface, I’m a fan of Google Apps for Domains. It allows a nice interface for adding email accounts. Forwarders is a short step from there. And of course, Gmail’s spam filtering is next to none. Add to that the ability to have POP/IMAP/SMTP access via Gmail and it becomes the workaround solution for most of our users.
Then of course, we use Googlegroups for mailing lists.