Mail Notification - Never miss an important email with these email notification tools that are frugal on your system resources.
Anti-Spam Tools - Proficient Linux anti-spam tools featuring whitelisting, spam buckets, Bayesian filtering, fuzzy logic techniques, and attachment scanning.
Email Encryption Tools - Sending encrypted messages is one method of ensuring electronic privacy. OpenPGP is the most widely used email encryption standard.
Email Servers - Email remains the killer information and communications technology. We feature the best free and open source email servers.
Mailing List Managers - Manage electronic mail discussion and e-newsletter lists thwarting spammers in the process.
Instant Messaging Clients - Real-time text communication between two or more individuals over a network such as the internet.
XMPP Servers - Set up your own XMPP service on your server. XMPP is designed for real-time communication.
Graphical XMPP Clients - Real-time communication. The “X” in XMPP stands for “Extensible”, which means the core protocol is updated and extended with more features.
Web-Based XMPP Clients - Real-time communication which powers a wide range of applications including instant messaging, presence, media negotiation, whiteboarding, collaboration, lightweight middleware, and content syndication.
Usenet Tools - Usenet is a worldwide distributed Internet discussion system. We highlight Usenet newsreaders suited for discussions and downloading files.
News Aggregators - Collect news, weblog posts, and other information from the web using RSS and Atom feeds.
Voice Over IP Software - Telephone-like voice conversations across IP based networks. SIP is the most popular VoIP protocol.
Matrix Clients - An open standard for interoperable, decentralised, real-time communication over IP.
Tox Clients - A peer-to-peer instant-messaging and video-calling protocol that offers end-to-end encryption.
Remote Display Software - Use the mouse and keyboard to control another computer remotely. These tools offer significant benefits to employees and employers alike.
Google Drive Clients - File storage and synchronization service created by Google. Store files in the cloud, share files, and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with collaborators.
IRC Clients - IRC is a type of real-time Internet text messaging. IRC is mainly designed for group communication in discussion forums, called channels, but it also allows one-to-one communication via private message as well as chat and data transfers.
Port Scanners - For network inventory and the verification of the security of a network. These are important tools for users and system administrators to verify the security policies of their computers and network.
FTP Servers - FTP server is a software application which enables the transfer of files from one computer to another.
Console Internet Applications - Superior replacements for their GUI equivalents. They are light on system resources, can be faster and more efficient than their graphical counterparts.
Command line HTTP clients - Besides downloading files, these clients can be used for testing, debugging and interacting with HTTP servers and web applications.
UPnP Servers - Share your music, photos and videos with your network. UPnP is an acronym for Universal Plug and Play, a collection of networking protocols.
Network Authentication Servers - Connection authentication, authorization, and accounting management. There are a few mature, highly proficient, and feature-laden servers.
Load Balancers - Methodical and efficient distribution of network or application traffic across multiple servers in a server farm.
Big Data is an all-inclusive term that refers to data sets so large and complex that they need to be processed by specially designed hardware and software tools.
Search Engines - Full-featured search engines through an application programming interface which are designed for performing information retrieval functions on Big Data.
Data Analysis Tools - Examine huge quantities of unstructured data to find patterns, correlations, and more.
File Systems - Storage solution which is designed to scale out on multiple servers. Support high performance data and offer consistent access to a common set of data from multiple servers.
Key Value Stores - Allow the application to store its data in a schema-less way. Data can be stored in a datatype of a programming language or an object.
Native XML Databases - Store data and documents without requiring a database schema. An XML database allows data to be stored in the Extensible Markup Language (XML) format.
Cloud Computing & Virtualization
Run programs simultaneously on many connected computers.
Platform as a Service - Develop new applications or services in the cloud. PaaS solution stacks offers a number of advantages.
Functions-as-a-Service - Often known as serverless this is a category of cloud computing services that abstracts server management and low-level infrastructure decisions away from developers.
Infrastructure as a Service - Virtualised hardware, in other words, computing infrastructure. It's a service model where an organization outsources the equipment used to support storage, hardware, servers and networking components.
Type 1 Hypervisors - Native / bare-metal running directly on the host's hardware. The hypervisor performs the function of controlling the host processor and resources, determining their allocation to the guest operating systems.