Monitoring a BlueMind install

When a system breaks downs or malfunctions, finding the cause can often be tricky. This is why BlueMind 3.5.9 integrates a full (open-source) platform metrics, alerting and viewing stack A BlueMind system — or any email server in general — is extremely complex. It is made up of many components with very specific yet sometimes … Continue reading “Monitoring a BlueMind install”

Giving BlueMind’s webmail a facelift: a balancing act between innovation and user habits.

Designing a modern, accessible and user-friendly webmail system is one of BlueMind’s challenges for 2019. But how can we achieve this effectively? And what for? UX, just frills? UX — short for User eXperience – refers to users’ overall experience when interacting with a product or service. It encompasses the product’s visual aspect (design), usability (features … Continue reading “Giving BlueMind’s webmail a facelift: a balancing act between innovation and user habits.”

Why is being 100% Outlook-compatible so revolutionary?

For non-experts, email usually is just about what they see and use, i.e. the email client, typically Outlook. In fact, Outlook is what allows users to access messages and calendars stored and managed on the Microsoft Exchange server. Basically, these two applications work together, one on the server side (Exchange) and the other on the … Continue reading “Why is being 100% Outlook-compatible so revolutionary?”

Free softwares and free beers, legends and myths

When we talk about software, the word free can be taken to mean different things. As Richard Stallman famously said: “This is a matter of freedom, not price, so think of ‘free speech’, not ‘free beer’.” However, free in the sense of free of charge is always lurking in the background. In the collective imaginary, free software is software you’re not paying for. True or False?

When we talk about software, the word free can be taken to mean different things. As Richard Stallman famously said: “This is a matter of freedom, not price, so think of ‘free speech’, not ‘free beer’.” However, free in the sense of free of charge is always lurking in the background. In the collective imaginary, free software is software you’re not paying for. True or False?

The Blue Orange Mystery

The latest version of BlueMind’s mail solution was announced at the Paris Open Source Summit 2018, as we pressed oranges on our exhibition stand. The whole campaign was built around a blue orange, but… why? To understand the rationale behind the Blue Orange, you must understand BlueMind’s v.4.0’s mission and why it has taken so long – 5 years — to come out.

The latest version of BlueMind’s mail solution was announced at the Paris Open Source Summit 2018, as we pressed oranges on our exhibition stand. The whole campaign was built around a blue orange, but… why? To understand the rationale behind the Blue Orange, you must understand BlueMind’s v.4.0’s mission and why it has taken so long – 5 years — to come out.

The 6 key challenges for CIOs in 2019

The Paris Open Source Summit, Europe’s first open-source event, will be held on 5-6 December at the Paris Docks. The 2018 edition, whose Programme President is none other than Pierre Baudracco, BlueMind’s CEO, will highlight the importance of open source in the digital revolution and how its growing impact is transforming many industries. IT businesses are in constant revolution and CIOs play a key role in keeping their companies in the game. We’ve taken stock of the six key challenges awaiting them in the next few months – or years.

The Paris Open Source Summit, Europe’s first open-source event, will be held on 5-6 December at the Paris Docks. The 2018 edition, whose Programme President is none other than Pierre Baudracco, BlueMind’s CEO, will highlight the importance of open source in the digital revolution and how its growing impact is transforming many industries. IT businesses are in constant revolution and CIOs play a key role in keeping their companies in the game. We’ve taken stock of the six key challenges awaiting them in the next few months – or years.

DevOps and Continuous Integration: a look at BlueMind’s quality approach

The term DevOps is rather recent on the global IT landscape, but it’s already risen to the top among the most effective industry practices. According to the Gartner IT consultancy, in 2015, 25% of 2,000 biggest world corporations were moving towards a DevOps approach. More than a working method, it is above all a cultural … Continue reading “DevOps and Continuous Integration: a look at BlueMind’s quality approach”

BlueMind manages your email signatures!

Email signatures are a powerful marketing tool but they can be a source of headaches for businesses as they often rely on end-users to be applied. Getting instructions through or having them set up on the wide range of tools used – which are increasingly numerous (third-party software, multiple mobile devices, etc.) – means that … Continue reading “BlueMind manages your email signatures!”

Why is data sovereignty so important?

Time’s up! The much talked-about GDPR is in force and most businesses are frantically trying to get compliant. But with recent scandals involving Facebook, the Swedish Transport Agency, Prism or the earthshattering Ashley Madison hacking, you might be worried about what actually happens to your data when it is sent to the mysterious “cloud”.

Time’s up! The much talked-about GDPR is in force and most businesses are frantically trying to get compliant. But with recent scandals involving Facebook, the Swedish Transport Agency, Prism or the earthshattering Ashley Madison hacking, you might be worried about what actually happens to your data when it is sent to the mysterious “cloud”.