SmarterMail Professional

Includes over 115 different features that are necessary to run a fully-functional email server, including:

  • FREE expert installation and configuration -- a $349 value. (See what that includes...)
  • A webmail client
  • Multiple calendars
  • Contact management
  • Notes
  • Task management
  • File storage
  • Mailing lists
  • Over 100 more

A complete list of the features available in SmarterMail Professional can be found in the comparison chart, below.

SmarterMail Enterprise

Includes all features of the Professional Edition, plus additional Enterprise-level features, including:

  • FREE expert installation and configuration -- a $349 value. (See what that includes...)
  • Team workspaces
  • Group chat
  • Global Address List (GAL)
  • Failover functionality
  • Ability to mark a domain as hosted externally
  • Remote wiping of mobile devices
  • Support for auto-discovery
  • Scheduling Assistant support in Outlook for Mac (and future Outlook versions that support EWS)
  • Advanced collaboration: shared calendars, contacts, tasks and notes
  • LDAP support
  • Active directory authentication
  • Email and chat archiving for SOX, HIPAA or other regulatory requirements
  • Over-the-air synchronization for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone and Windows Phones
  • Two-way synchronization for Microsoft Outlook
  • The ability to purchase and integrate one, or all, of the following licensed add-ons:
    • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) for mobile and Windows Mail synchronization
    • MAPI / Exchange Web Services (EWS) for Apple desktop client synchronization (Outlook 11 for Mac, Apple Mail, eM Client) and Microsoft Outlook for Windows

A complete list of the features available in SmarterMail Enterprise can be found in the comparison chart, below.

SmarterMail Free

SmarterMail Free contains 99% of the functionality of SmarterMail Enterprise, but is limited to one domain with up to 10 mailboxes. This is to give you an opportunity to try all of the features out before making a decision on what product to purchase.

A complete list of the features available in SmarterMail Free can be found in the comparison chart, below.

Edition Comparison and Feature List

Features Free Pro Enterprise
Migration and Converters
Mail server converters for a wide variety of competitors
Mailbox migration for email, calendar, contacts and tasks
Automation (Web Services/SOAP)
Compatible with wide variety of control panel companies
Add/edit domains and users
Add/edit calendars, tasks and notes
Add/edit RSS feeds
Retrieve user and domain statistics via Web services
EAS support for mobile synchronization Add-on
CalDAV and CardDAV support
MAPI / EWS, offering Exchange features and functionality for Outlook on Windows, Outlook for Mac and the Mail application on MacOS Add-on
Outlook Scheduling Assistant support
(requires EWS add-on)
Microsoft Outlook 2007 and higher (2-way) synchronization
Microsoft Outlook 2000 and higher synchronization
Mozilla Thunderbird and Lightning synchronization
Webmail reminders system
Webmail availability of attendees
Webmail personal contacts
Webmail Global Address List (GAL)
Webmail personal calendars, tasks and notes
Shared primary calendars, contacts, tasks and notes
Shared secondary calendars, contacts, tasks and notes
Ability to review shared items, and items shared with you
Group Chat and Team Workspaces
XMPP server
Group chat
Team Workspaces
Search, view and print archived chats
Compatible with XMPP-supported chat clients
Mail Server Protocols
Message retrieval via POP and IMAP
Antispam Measures
Message Sniffer Add-on Add-on
Cyren Premium Antispam Add-on Add-on
Incoming and outbound spam checking
Message retrieval via POP and IMAP
(outgoing messages only)
Spam checking on POP3 message retrieval
Outgoing spammer detection and limiting
SpamAssassin-based Pattern Matching Engine
Support for distributed SpamAssassin servers
(Linux or Windows)
SPF record checking
RBL listing detection
Reverse DNS checking
(based on IP, sender location, spam weight, etc.)
DKIM Mail Signing
Configurable spam weights for system, domain and users
Configurable spam headers
Trusted senders
Requiring SMTP authentication for outgoing messages
Support for Declude
Cyren Zero-hour Outbreak Detection Add-on Add-on
Out-of-the-box ClamAV
Support for third-party real-time antivirus solutions
Support for third-party command-line antivirus solutions
Support for a remote ClamAV server
(Linux or Windows)
Virus quarantine
(outgoing messages only)
Security/Attack Prevention
Incoming and outgoing TLS
2-Factor Authentication (2FA)
Incoming and outgoing SSL
Active Directory Authentication
Optional alternate SMTP port
SMTP authentication by domain
Restrict administrator access via IP
Brute force detection for Webmail
Manual and automatic IP whitelisting/blacklisting
Automatic harvest attack prevention
Automatic denial of service prevention
Malicious script filtering in webmail
Throttle user and domain activity
Throttle incoming bounces to prevent saturation
Real-time performance dashboards
(traffic stats)
Basic reports
(disk usage, file storage, etc.)
Advanced summary/trend reports
(connections, traffic, spam, virus, etc.)
Data drill down for summary reports
Reporting statistics exposed as PerfMon counters
Export reports to CSV and tab formats
Events and Notifications
Event-driven architecture
Notification profiles
Configurable system, domain and user events
Assign actions to events
(e.g. command-line, notifications, etc.)
Default notification to all users when disk quotas are reached
Message Archiving
Sarbanes-Oxley compliance3
Enable message archiving by domain
Messages .ZIP compressed to reduce space necessary
Search, view and print archived messages
Messages stored in .EML format
Mark a domain as hosted externally
Remote wipe of mobile devices
(requires EAS add-on)
Support for auto-discovery
(requires EAS add-on)
Failover functionality
Administration from a Web browser
Custom skinning
White labeling
Multiple system administrator accounts
Review and download log files from interface
Users can be limited to specific protocols
Mass propagation of settings for domains/users
Mass messaging to some or all users and domain administrators
Prioritize SMTP based on message type, domain or user
Spool functionality that allows third-party integration
Configurable outbound SMTP IP addresses
Multiple spools
(smart spooling)
Manage all connections
Manage current blocks
Immediate blacklisting of connections and sessions
Configurable user password strength requirements
Configurable user settings by domain
Configurable logging for all protocols
Password compliance reporting and enforcement
Folder auto-clean to enforce user quotas
Domain-wide and system-wide footers
SmarterMail search indexing
Web Interface (Webmail)
Multi-language compatible
Optimized AJAX controls provide desktop application performance
Compatible with mobile devices
Preview message attachments
New message notifications from anywhere in interface
Thumbnails for image file attachments
Download all attachments as .ZIP
Upload attachments in the background
File storage
Automatic save as draft
Click-to-map, click-to-call and click-to-mail functionality
Follow-up flagging
Linked emails and tasks
Advanced content filtering
Advanced spam filtering rules
User-level auto-clean
Support for multiple languages
Email address auto-complete similar to Microsoft Outlook
Import and export contacts
Support for user and domain aliases
Multiple signatures support
Multiple identity/SMTP support
Maling Lists
Bounce detection
Automatic removal of subscribers on bounces
Optional double opt-in
Subscriber custom fields
Friendly unsubscribe links in messages
Common subscriber database for all mailing lists
Merge variables and custom fields into messages
(mail merge)
Toggle auto-generated response to mailing list commands
Enhanced mailing list compose with attachments
Customized command messages
Mail logging per subscriber
Message prioritization of mailing list
Throttling of mailing lists
Use as SmartHost or incoming gateway
Use as backup MX server
Use as outgoing gateway
User authentication and SSL/TLS support for outgoing gateways
Gateway authentication with other SmarterMail servers
Gateway can have domain exceptions
Spam checking available on gateways
Greylisting available on gateways

1SmarterMail Free contains much of the same functionality as SmarterMail Enterprise, but is limited to one domain with up to 10 users. This is to give you an opportunity to try all of the features out before making a decision on what product to purchase.

2For more information about using Web services with SmarterMail, see the API documentation for your installation.

3Consult your compliance professional to determine applicability to your organization.

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