We Have Lift-Off!

Apr. 15, 2015 / By Sparky

It is our great pleasure to announce that SparkPost, Built by Message Systems, has completed beta and is now available to everyone. As wasannounced today by Message Systems, we are thrilled at the reception we’ve received, both in the marketplace and in the industry in general. Some of the great companies who’ve already signed up for SparkPost are Pinterest, Zillow, Bisnow, Iterable, Circonus and Movoto, just to name a few.

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SparkPost is Now Available to Everyone

Apr. 15, 2015 / By Barbara Burlington

Email is every business’s bread and butter, whether they realize it or not. But for companies that aren’t that familiar with engagement and revenue costs of some of the low-performing email sending options out there on the market today, the benefits of upgrading to a new email delivery service may not be immediately apparent. You may have seen in the press that we announced that SparkPost is out of beta and generally available to the public, but readers who aren’t already Message Systems customers and familiar with the engagement and performance benefits of sending on Momentum platform may be asking themselves: “Why SparkPost? And why should I upgrade now?”

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Meet the People Behind SparkPost

Mar. 3, 2015 / By Sparky

Get to know the people behind your favorite email service. Meet SparkPost Product Manager, Irina Doliov and Principal Developer Advocate, Ben Dean.

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​Optimizing SparkPost for Deliverability and Abuse Prevention

Feb. 19, 2015 / By John Pinson

The launch of SparkPost takes Message Systems into new territory, away from the relatively peaceful world of enterprise, on-premise email management and into the more freewheeling world of cloud email services – a place populated by SMBs, as well as some who try to disguise their bad intentions. That’s why Autumn Tyr-Salvia was a key hire for the SparkPost team: She will rely on the invaluable experience she gained while working at Marketo (a company which runs Momentum) as she manages SparkPost’s Standards and Best Practices group.

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Complex Software is Hard

Feb. 11, 2015 / By George Schlossnagle

Building software to a spec is easy. Building software to perform in the situations you can anticipate is only a tad bit harder. It’s the engineering involved to build a system that is instrumented for observability and constructed with tools to operate under conditions you didn’t foresee that is the true feat.

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