I have a growing website and I don't want to deal with setting up a mail server to send emails through. Currently I am using Google Apps and sending emails via a Java program that I wrote. However, it seems Google has certain restrictions against that.

Is there a list of email server providers out there. One where we can point our DNS MX record and send emails via an API?

  • Are you using the free Google Apps or GA for Business? Because if it's the free one, you have a 500-per-day email quota. – ionFish Aug 30 '12 at 17:13
  • There is a GA for Business? I am using the free Google Apps one with our domain pointing to it – somid3 Aug 30 '12 at 17:14

If you're using the free Google Apps, they impose a 500-email-per-day quota.

Upgrade to Google Apps for Business: http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/business/ for "unlimited" email. It will save you the trouble of experimenting with new companies and having to migrate MX records.

  • It seems Google Apps for Biz has a 2000 outgoing email limit for each user and they do not support bulk emails out via an automated system -- currently they disconnect our connection to the host, I worry the same will occur via the Biz services. – somid3 Aug 30 '12 at 17:22
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    @somid3 - aws.amazon.com/ses – ionFish Aug 30 '12 at 17:23

Thanks to @ionFish I went ahead with Amazon SES -- thanks! They have a great system for emails -- within a few days they opened my bandwidth to 10,000 emails per day, more than I need. Awesome service, thanks @ionFish.

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