E-mail

Overview
E-mail (or electronic mail) is a method of composing, sending, storing, and receiving messages over a communication network (like the Internet). The only requirements for e-mail are a computer (or other electronic device with Internet Access), an e-mail service, and an e-mail address. Splash5 provides everything but the computer.

How E-mail Works
Although the process of sending an e-mail is very easy, there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes. Here are the highlights:

1) You open an e-mail client such as Outlook, and compose an e-mail message. You type in the address "bob@otherdomain.com" and click "SEND".

2) Your e-mail first goes through your own outgoing mail server (SMTP), which checks for the validity of both the source and destination e-mail addresses.

3) Your e-mail is then sent to the destination SMTP server which then delivers it to the recipients incoming mail server (POP3).

4) The recipient either views the mail directly on the server with a webmail application, or ideally, downloads it with their e-mail client (Outlook).

Note: With Webmail, you are viewing the mail directly on your POP mail server, whereas with an E-mail Client like Outlook, you are downloading mail to your computer. A webmail application is great when you are traveling and do not have access to your own computer.

 

For more information about anything you see here please contact us.

<<< Back To Services Overview

Recent News

Employment Opportunities
We are currently seeking to expand our sales team, flexible hours allowing you to work in your own time and still make a great wage. Please contact us for more information
09/13/2007

See all news

Web Hosting
We make use of only the highest quality & reliable web-hosting services for our clients. The servers we use have all of the following features as standard...
  • cPanel Control Panel
  • PHP/MySQL/CGI
  • Dedicated 24/7 Support
  • Rock Solid Linux Stability
  • 99.9% Server Uptime
  • Spam/Virus Protection
Web Hosting Solutions
Please ask us about tailoring a custom server configuration to your individual needs.

"I have used more than one web design comapny in my time, but i have never found them to be as helpful or as professional when dealing with my requests. The new design of my site is refreshing and exactly the kind of thing i had in mind and at an extremely good price. If this is the type of service I can come to expect then there is no doubt I expect to be using Splash5 for a long time to come"
- Mike Clark, Buteyko therapist & head of Well Naturally

See More Testimonials

Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Google Profile Blogger RSS

Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional
Valid CSS!