New system promises disaster proof e-mail
MessageOne Inc. unveiled a new "hot standby" technology meant to let businesses route messages through offsite servers when primary systems go down.
Called EMS (Emergency Messaging System), the new system is the latest product from MessageOne, based in Austin, Texas, and founded four years ago by Adam Dell, younger brother of hardware maker Michael Dell.
Traditionally focused on helping large organizations manage e-mail services, MessageOne designed EMS after hearing its customers complain about the need for reliable and affordable e-mail backup systems, according to Michael Rosenfelt, vice president of marketing at MessageOne.
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