Free MDaemon Email Server Licences for VARs, ITSPs and MSPs

MDaemon NFRsStill voted the number one alternative to Microsoft Exchange, MDaemon is aimed at small business owners who want the extra privacy and control that an on-premise email service can offer.

It’s a great tool to have in your armoury as an IT Service Provider, Reseller or MSP and what’s more, as a partner programme member you’re entitled to a fully functional, free copy for your own use.

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New video: MDaemon’s new Webmail client

MDaemon 14 was released earlier this week and with it, an updated webmail client with a snazzy new look and feel.

Outlook has a tendency to hog large chunks of memory and this, coupled with the cost of the licencing means that there’s an emerging market of users like myself who are looking for an alternative.

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MDaemon v13.6.1 now live – includes KitKat compatibility fix

Ok brace yourself for a long ol’ set of release notes! This minor MDaemon update really does highlight the many hours our friends at the Texas-based developer Alt-N Technologies are putting in to make MDaemon the best mail platform out there for small businesses.

This one is mainly ‘dotting the I’s’ as it were but there’s an awful lot of them! Also if you’ve picked up one of the newer Android devices recently, you’ll no doubt be pleased to hear that you can now connect it quite happily via ActiveSync thanks to the compatibility fix for KitKat.

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MDaemon 13.6: ActiveSync public folders & ‘BYOD friendly’ wipe

New MDaemon release

MDaemon version 13.6 is out today and with it some useful enhancements, particularly if you’re using ActiveSync with your mobile devices.

Download MDaemon 13.6

View the release notes

It’s worth noting this release includes a whole host of minor tweaks to Worldclient (notable an HTML signature editor) and WebAdmin which you can read about in the release notes but I think it’s the following you’ll be most interested in.

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Turning WorldClient into an application using Chrome

Worldclient as a Chrome appOne of the nice things about using a different browser to Internet Explorer, are the hidden functions that you find are added to make them stand out from the crowd.

Google Chrome has long been my favourite browser for many different reasons but it was only recently that I came across a very useful built-in feature that can turn any web page into an application shortcut.

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Networking considerations – MDaemon, ActiveSync and your mobile devices

If you’re a user of the MDaemon email server, and own either an iPhone, Android device or Windows mobile, it’s quite likely at some point you’ll want to synchronise your calendar, contacts and tasks etc.

While the set-up steps for configuring MDaemon and the devices themselves are very straightforward, because MDaemon needs to be visible to the outside world, there are some networking considerations to be aware of.

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MDaemon Messaging Server – Minor update now live (v13.5.1)

MDaemon maintenance release

Alt-N Technologies have just released an update for MDaemon Messaging Server.

While it’s only a minor release, it does include a long list of small enhancements and fixes for the latest 13.5 version, concerning MDaemon’s GUI, ActiveSync, WorldClient and ComAgent.

Existing users can download the latest version here.

Full release notes available here.