recommend the needed specifications based on your requirements (such as number
of users and required mailbox sizes), build your own server instance and
install the latest version of SmarterMail, the same e-mail server software we
use internally and for our shared customer plans.
This server instance will be dedicated to your company.
You can choose to maintain software maintenance as part of
this solution, which is required for ActiveSync or you may allow it to expire
after one year and keep your SmarterMail server at the installed version until
you choose to have us reinstate software maintenance for upgrade to a newer
Next we’ll activate inbound and outbound email filtering
using McAfee (Intel Security) email protection & continuity. This service is separate from your e-mail
server so filtering occurs before it gets to your e-mail server. This service is billed per user mailbox and
supports up to 10 alias addresses per primary e-mail address. In the event your SmarterMail server is
offline, either due to maintenance or a problem, the McAfee service will
collect and hold your inbound email messages until it detects your SmarterMail
server has returned online instead of the email messages being returned to the
You’ll have administrator access to maintain SmarterMail
using the web interface.
A few of the options are creating users, aliases, mailing lists and maintaining
your internal global address book. For a
new user mailbox, you’ll need to inform us so we can create a McAfee email
protection account for that primary address.
We’ll also configure a once daily backup to offsite
storage. At your discretion, backups can
be configured to occur more or less often and to multiple geographical
Invoices are generated monthly for this service. Prices are based on service and resource
usage so there is not a set monthly cost as it will vary.
Virtual instance (Windows Server 2008 R2
edition) with provisioned storage based on your requirements.
SmarterMail email server solution with McAfee
email protection and backup to offsite storage.
A minimum of one static IP address for
SmarterMail (can be shared with the SSL certificate).
One premium SSL, business standard SSL or
business premium SSL certificate will be required.