A CDE Definition
(1) A stand-alone mail server that plugs into the network to provide email for an organization. Typically rack-mounted hardware, the device includes software that provides the message store and transfer agent (see mail server and messaging system). Users access their mail with a client program in their computers or via a Web browser. See server appliance and email interfaces.
(2) A device specialized for accessing email that was introduced around the turn of the century. Today's email appliances are typically smartphones. See Internet appliance and Internet server appliance.
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|em space||email archiving|
|email address||email domain|
|email address search sites||email footer|
|email alias||email forgery|
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