January 12, 2007 (HOSTSEARCH.COM) SmarterTools, Inc., (http://www.smartertools.com) an information technology-management software company based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, is to release a new version of its SmarterMail email solution, the company announced today. Targeting web hosting companies, ISPs, and small businesses, version 4.0 of SmarterMail offers a range of integrated features including ClamAV virus protection and SpamAssassin spam blocking.
SmarterTools email solution has been developed using AJAX technology. Users are able to shape its look and feel using a choice of three interface skins, one of which was designed to seamlessly integrate with Microsofts new Vista desktop. The system also enables users to custom design skins.
SmarterMail 4.0 includes a new web-based dashboard and enhanced reporting tools to help System Administrators. The new version also benefits from easier installation and operation and improved load balancing/gateway management.
The solution builds on previous collaboration features including shared contacts, tasks, folders, and calendaring, and introduces a new feature - shared notes. An updated version of SmarterMail Sync is available to Enterprise Edition users free of charge. This enables synchronization with Outlook and many Pocket PC features.
According to the company, SmarterMail 4.0 was developed using some of the premier open source projects to provide a unified front in the battle against spam and viruses.
We are including both ClamAV and SpamAssasin with every installation of SmarterMail 4.0 to tighten the integration with our Anti-Virus and Spam Blocking modules, suggested Tim Uzzanti, CEO of SmarterTools, Inc. With the addition of these industry-leading projectscoupled with our existing RBL, Bayesian filtering, Greylisting, SPF capabilities, and compatibility with third party solutionsSmarterMail 4.0 will be able to provide up to 95% spam prevention right out of the box. This release is part of our continuing commitment to offer robust, full-featured software products that deliver value to our small-business clients at every level.