Amazon Public Cloud Services AWS announced enhancements to WorkMail, which now provides access to email from WorkMail via Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac, Apple Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird, as well as email clients that support the IMAP protocol. In addition, applications that use the IMAP protocol to access e-mail are now also used with Amazon WorkMail.
WorkMail is Amazon's product launch in 2015, Through which users can send and receive mail, manage contacts, share calendars and books. WorkMail can use the web, Outlook, iOS / Android comes with a mail client login. WorkMail is mainly used in the enterprise scene, so the data security aspects of homework, all messages are encrypted by the Amazon server, the enterprise management key, even if the intercept can not be read to read, as the charges are carried out on a monthly basis.
Currently on the market to receive e-mail agreementIMAPandPOP3Two, IMAP than POP3 update, more features, the user experience better. So WorkMail only supports IMAP, that is, based on the POP3 protocol mail is not within the scope of WorkMail collection.
Amazon once again aimed at WorkMail, is based on the consideration of the desktop-level services DaaS market, e-mail is now part of the business process, it is not only a simple communication tool, more storage and control of key business information nodes, Associated with the enterprise file and data.
At the same time, WorkMail can also work with other AWS products, such as Amazon WorkDocs.
However, in this area, Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Business provided by e-mail service has accounted for most of the market. Amazon is a share, I am afraid to have time to consider.