By Paul Buetow

Running a large cloud-based service requires monitoring the state of huge numbers of machines, a task for which many standard UNIX tools were not really designed. …

By Haim Raman

Photo by: Elias Sch

Mimecast, as a company, has built a unique platform over its 17 years of existence. It has internal frameworks and infrastructures that were ahead of its time when the industry was not yet offering any mature alternatives. As the company grew it became harder and harder to…

By Taranjeet Singh

As we brave through our 7th work-from-home week, I want to share some musings that wouldn’t have existed without a situation like this. ​

These provide strength to me and I hope will have a similar effect on you. I will be brief so as not to…

By Umer Maqsood

Photo by Florian Buetow


Recently we had an opportunity to sit & chat with Simon Tyler, Vice President of Engineering and Product Research here at Mimecast. This was a special opportunity as Simon has just completed his 10 years milestone at Mimecast. …

By Matteo Manni

This is the first of a series of blog posts around Engineering culture. It is a topic I have become increasingly fascinated with while reflecting upon the problems that inevitably affect the evolution of fast-growing tech companies.

An effective culture is, by far, the greatest strength of…

By Vlad Marian

Mimecast has released a Java implementation library for MTA-STS.

We believe strongly that this new IETF internet standard RFC 8461 will pave the way for a more secure email ecosystem and we would like to help speed things up.

MTA-STS aims to provide enforcement capabilities to the…

By Foteini Karantoni

The Open Security Summit, held annually, attracts more than 100 participants — not including the remote ones — and it’s one of the most important events for contributing to open source projects and discussing everything security related! …

By Vlad Marian


As an engineer at Mimecast working on the front line team that’s responsible for our Mail Transfer Agent it is my responsibility to debug, maintain and update the various software and libraries handling our email receipt and delivery capabilities.

The MTA is the way in and out…

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