"Most companies save their shopping until after the holiday
season, but on Tuesday, Sendmail, the Emeryville, Calif. company
built around the open source mail router program, sendmail, broke
with tradition and announced the acquisition of Nascent
Technologies, a Reston, Va.-based company specializing in Web-based
"Still, Sendmail enjoys a number of advantages over its Linux
peers. For one thing, Sendmail is the only company that focuses on
sendmail, compared with the 100 plus commercial, and
non-commercial, distributors of the GNU/Linux operating system. For
another thing, sendmail, the open source mail router program upon
which the company is based, has been a de facto standard throughout
most of the industry."
"Now all that's left is how to get companies to cough up the
dough for something they used to download for free. That's where
Nascent helps. Nascent's main software product, Mailspinner, lets
email readers download their messages via Web browser or any device
running the Wireless Application Protocol, or WAP. Sendmail plans
to re-brand Mailspinner under the moniker Sendmail Mobile Message
Server, augmenting its offering in what has become known as the
"universal messaging" market."
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