Newburyport, MA – September 1, 2009 - ( today announced the addition of a “Mail Server Test Center” – the latest component to its powerful web application. This new offering is the first in DNSstuff’s strategy to provide highly valuable, low-cost applications that help businesses manage and monitor email with greater safety and reliability. The Test Center will launch with a unique combination of ten real-time, troubleshooting tools that no other web application currently offers.

A user survey by shows that email issues continue to be a universal pain point for IT professionals. Troubleshooting is time consuming and costly. Incorrect settings and configuration put companies at risk for downtime and improperly routed email; which can negatively impact a company’s brand, customer relationships and revenues.
DNSstuff’s history is based on helping users quickly identify critical issues with their DNS and email servers. DNSstuff’s Mail Server Test Center provides a fast path towards resolution by offering detailed analysis and interpreted IETF RFC-compliant mitigation steps -- all in one convenient dashboard.

"Reacting quickly to email problems is critical to our business,” said Jay Wessel, VP of Technology for the Boston Celtics.  “We track our email very closely to verify changes, diagnose issues and ensure uptime for our employees. Email defines the way we work. I don’t want surprises when it comes to email communications.”

Industry’s first real-time Mail Server Test Center
DNSstuff’s Mail Server Test Center offers powerful tools that can be customized to fit your needs. The user simply needs to enter their email address and the application finds the MX records for you. You then select the tests and IPs you wish to run those tests against. Result output is presented in a simple easy-to-interpret dashboard.

Benefits include:
•    Critical real-time tests in one dashboard application
•    Drill down to detailed results
•    Stored test parameters for next visit
•    Time savings to troubleshoot issue

"Our customers trust us to be their 3rd party validation,” said Anish Dhanda, VP Product Development & Strategy at “We also know that tremendous financial pressure is being applied to IT managers and departments to cut costs without sacrificing safety and security. Our first to market email toolset is yet another value add to our global user base and just the beginning of a strategy to deliver highly valuable email and other web based applications that no other provider can offer and at a price they cannot match. The Mail Server Test Center is a perfect example of how we will deliver on our strategy by taking email diagnostics to a new level by leveraging our tremendous store house of IP, DNS and other related data combined with a powerful analytic tool set. This is what sets us apart from any other online destination.”

DNSstuff helps you configure, monitor and resolve email and DNS issues. Robust on-demand tools and alerts services reduce downtime and minimize domain vulnerability. DNSstuff solutions combine the effectiveness of command line tools with the efficiency of point tools. users are a uniquely large, knowledgeable and trusted community of IT professionals, and its resources and application can be found at

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Wednesday, 02.11.09
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Editorial Coverage

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Friday, 01.18.08Network World
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