What is Postfix?
It is a free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail. It is Wietse Venema's mail server that started life at IBM research as an alternative to the widely-used Sendmail program. Now at Google, Wietse continues to support it.
Postfix is a tool in the Transactional Email category of a tech stack.
Who uses Postfix?
31 companies reportedly use Postfix in their tech stacks, including Tokopedia, Avito, and Craigslist.
41 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Postfix.
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