Transparent Filtering Proxy
MailChannels Dedicated is carrier-grade software that provides a fully transparent way to block the delivery of spam from your network to the Internet. It is designed to make email abuse management easier for telecoms and dedicated/VPS/cloud hosting providers.Product Details
Protect your entire network
Use MailChannels Dedicated to analyze all outgoing SMTP traffic from your customer base without configuration changes. You can filter mail coming from servers, subscribers, scripts, and devices and achieve a blacklist-free network.
Detect compromised accounts
You can identify and shut down hacked user accounts and scripts, and stop spammer-controlled servers in seconds before they damage your IP address reputation and cause blacklisting or delivery problems for all of your users.
Complete control over policy
Improve your email reputation
You can use MailChannels Dedicated to build a solid reputation and avoid deliverability problems. Use intelligent IP address allocation, apply rate limits, and monitor delivery rates.
Scalable and Fault Tolerant
MailChannels Dedicated is a carrier-grade solution for processing mail for up to 10,000 servers or 10 million end users on one server. Real-time peer-to-peer clustering means no single points of failure. Take down machines at anytime without delaying a single message.
You can diagnose email delivery issues using a powerful built-in log search. Analyze terabytes of mail delivery logs spanning thousands of servers using a powerful query language. Ship logs to Elasticsearch, Splunk®, Hadoop or Amazon Redshift for deeper investigation.
Send automated notifications to system administrators and abuse team members. Call webhooks to automate remediation. Access your customers settings and data from native data stores (LDAP, SQL).
Dedicated, VPS, and cloud hosting providers
Transparent Filtering works in conjunction with your routers. The routers are configured using Policy Based Routing (PBR) to redirect outgoing port 25 traffic from the network to the MailChannels server. With MailChannels Dedicated, you can intercept the outgoing SMTP connections, analyze them, and forward them to the intended destination without modifying the source IP address. The mail will appear to be coming from each individual VPS or dedicated server, and your customers don’t know that their mail is being filtered.
Internet Service Providers
For ISP Networks, MailChannels Dedicated integrates with RADIUS to track users as they move between IP addresses. Rate limits and other abuse management policies follow users from IP to IP without skipping a beat.
MailChannels Dedicated relieves service providers of the cost and complexity of managing email abuse and IP address reputation.
With MailChannels Outbound Anti-spam, you only pay for what you use. You are billed on a monthly basis, and discounts are available for long term commitments.
Getting Started with MailChannels Dedicated
You will need a server with at least eight processor cores and 32GB of RAM to process 30 million messages per hour with connection bursts greater than 10,000 SMTP connections per second:
- 8 x 64-bit Intel or AMD CPU cores
- 32 GB RAM
- 1 x 1000BASE-T NIC
- 500 GB SSD disk delivering > 50K IOPS
Depending on the quantity of logs you want to store, the policy features you need to use, and other considerations, your storage requirements may exceed the amount specified above.
MailChannels Dedicated is designed for Linux kernel 2.6.32 and higher, and is certified to work with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit, and RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 (or CentOS). Compatibility with other Linux distributions is not officially supported by MailChannels.
To use MailChannels Dedicated:
- Contact us to request a demo.
- Provision a Linux virtual machine or dedicated server.
- Configure your routers for Policy Based Routing.
- Set up initial email policies.
- Start sending traffic.
Protect your IP reputation to prevent listings on Spamhaus, SpamCop, Compromised Blocklist (CBL), UCEPROTECT, SenderBase, and others.