Acme University wanted to replace their existing sendmail system running on a small Sun system. It had been in place for approximately five years. They wanted a more secure system with room for growth while maintaining the same level of administration effort. The sendmail system leveraged files (for example, /etc/passwd) for user information. There was no system redundancy other than basic protection (for example, RAID 0+1) for disks. The customer would like to have most users (students) use web mail while reserving IMAP for faculty and staff. Ultimately they would like to eliminate POP if possible. They are satisfied with their current backup method of direct-attached tape backup.
Acme University has:
1,000 faculty, ...