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Replace traditional email mailbox polling with real-time reads using Amazon SES and Lambda

Integrating emails into an automated workflow for automated processing can be challenging. Traditionally, applications have had to use the POP protocol to connect to mail servers and poll for emails to arrive in a mailbox and then process the messages inline and perform actions on the message. This can be an inefficient mechanism and prone […]

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How to use domain with Amazon SES in multiple accounts or regions

Sometimes customers want to use their email domain with Amazon Simples Email Service (Amazon SES) across multiple accounts, or the same account but across multiple regions. For example, AnyCompany is an insurance company with marketing and operations business units. The operations department sends transactional emails every time customers perform insurance simulations. The marketing department sends […]

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Amazon SES configuration for an external SMTP provider with Auth0

Many organizations are using an external identity provider to manage user identities. With an identity provider (IdP), customers can manage their user identities outside of AWS and give these external user identities permissions to use AWS resources in customer AWS accounts. The most common requirement when setting up an external identity provider is sending outgoing […]

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Complying with DMARC across multiple accounts using Amazon SES

Introduction For enterprises of all sizes, email is a critical piece of infrastructure that supports large volumes of communication from an organization. As such, companies need a robust solution to deal with the complexities this may introduce. In some cases, companies have multiple domains that support several different business units and need a distributed way […]

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Architecture showing how to forward emails by content using Amazon SES

Forwarding emails automatically based on content with Amazon Simple Email Service

Introduction Email is one of the most popular channels consumers use to interact with support organizations. In its most basic form, consumers will send their email to a catch-all email address where it is further dispatched to the correct support group. Often, this requires a person to inspect content manually. Some IT organizations even have […]

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Maintain consistency in emails with custom content using Amazon SES templates

When sending emails, content creators often want to add custom content such as images or videos while maintaining consistency in their messages. They also want to send those emails automatically once new content is ready. In this blog, we will show you how to create templates for emails with a common theme by combining Amazon […]

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Amazon SES celebrates 10 years of email sending and deliverability

Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) turns 10 years old today. Back on January 25th 2011, Amazon Web Services (AWS) had only 15 services. Today, AWS has grown to over 180 services. Jeff Barr launched Amazon SES as part of his web evangelist blog. Much of what he wrote about then is still true today. […]

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Strategies for list management with Amazon Pinpoint and Amazon Simple Email Service

Managing customer lists is a large part of any outbound customer communication program. From customer acquisition to ongoing engagement, locating the best sources for subscribers and respecting their contact preferences is key to maintaining healthy customer lists. This article will discuss recommendations for list building using Amazon Pinpoint and Amazon Simple Email Service (SES). We […]

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How Amazon Simple Email Service supported the growth of email in 2020

Over the last 12 months, organizations of all types have increasingly needed to stay connected to their customers. With the move to virtual interactions accelerating across industries, email has remained a trusted channel for customer communications. Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) has seen record outbound email traffic in 2020, supporting critical customer communications during COVID […]

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