Emeryville, Calif. (PRWEB) June 9, 2010
Sendmail, Inc. the leading provider of reliable and secure email and messaging infrastructures, today announced that they have been recognized as a 2010 Laureate and finalist by the Computerworld Honors Program, for the case study: "Email Backbone Modernization and Smart Appliances" featuring Sendmail customer, Miele. This year's Honorees were commemorated during the 22nd Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening on June 7, 2010 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. For over two decades, Computerworld Honors has acknowledged those individuals and organizations that have used information technology to benefit society.
"We are honored to be recognized as a Laureate and finalist by Computerworld for our work on the Miele project," said Donald Massaro, CEO of Sendmail, Inc. "Today more than ever, businesses rely on email for critical, transactional-oriented business operations and this project further proves the need for a flexible core messaging backbone infrastructure to address today's messaging application needs."
"Email Backbone Modernization and Smart Appliances" outlines how Sendmail developed Sentrion Message Processors to help businesses architect smart and flexible email messaging infrastructures. It features Miele, the world's largest family-owned and operated appliance company, and their RemoteVision Program. With RemoteVision, Miele doesn't have to wait for customers to call with a possible fault. Instead, they're proactively alerted of issues by the smart appliance via email, and Miele can contact the customers with critical information about the fault which they may or may not know they're experiencing. An internal email backbone based on Sendmail Sentrion Message Processors manages the message processing for RemoteVision appliances.
The innovative RemoteVision technology Miele deployed on its smart appliances with the help of the Sendmail Sentrion Message Processors has helped customers around the globe save time and money, shifting the service paradigm forever.
Each year, members of the Chairmen's Committee, a group of 100 Chairman/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations around the world whose visionary applications of information technology promotes positive social and economic progress. Independent of the Laureate recognition, the Computerworld Honors Program also annually presents its Leadership Awards, each designed to honor the extraordinary achievements of selected individuals whose positive contributions to the IT revolution have left an indelible mark on the world.
"Each Laureate and Winner/Finalist selected for this honor understands the importance of using one's resources and technical prowess to benefit one's fellow man," said Bob Carrigan, chairman of the Computerworld Honors Program Chairmen's Committee and CEO of IDG Communications Worldwide. "Each year, the Computerworld Honors Program seeks to recognize organizations from a variety of sectors for their ongoing efforts to utilize technology in order to befit society and we are proud to provide a platform to publicly acknowledge these contributions."
About Sendmail, Inc.
Sendmail provides appliance-based products, applications and services that enable enterprises and government agencies to modernize their messaging infrastructures. Since 1982, thousands of commercial and open source customers around the globe have relied on Sendmail for a unified approach to the complex problems of policy-based message handling and routing. The company's comprehensive suite of applications addresses the challenges of gateway management, inbound threat protection, data leak prevention, email authentication, and intra-company message management. These applications run on Sendmail's family of Sentrion® Message Processors, which are available in hard appliance, virtual appliance and blade server configurations. Sendmail is headquartered in Emeryville, CA with sales and support offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
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International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, highquality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers. IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends. Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at idg.com. Note: All product and company names are trademarks of their respective companies.
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