A host or network that services e-mail.
Provides a set of services to one or multiple clients in an e-mail environment. The services may include: distribute files, temporarily hold new messages, or store messages that have already been read. It may be located on the desktop PC or on a combination of servers accessed on a LAN.
an applications server that provides services such as files distribution, temporary caching of new messages, and archiving of previously viewed messages
a perfect example of a message queuing system
a powerful computer that manages mail by storing messages, routing messages to other servers and generating error messages when things don't work quite right
a special computer which serves everyone who has their user ID (e-mail address) on the server
A web server dedicated to the task of serving e-mail.
A computer that manages e-mail traffic.
Collaboration today often requires many users to share information electronically, and messaging software makes this possible. Messaging programs run by servers enable communications and document sharing as well as e-mail services (often called messaging services). Standard messaging applications include Lotus NotesÂ® , Microsoft Exchange TM , Novell GroupWise TM , and Lotus cc:Mail TM .
A computer in a network that provides "post office" facilities. It stores incoming mail for distribution to users and forwards outgoing mail through the appropriate channel. The term may refer to just the software that performs this service, which can reside on a machine with other services.