SendGrid Links Into Google App Engine

Anaheim- and Boulder, Colorado-based email services provider SendGrid has linked up with Google App Engine, the Google program which lets developers host their websites on Google's Cloud. According to SendGrid, it has become a Technology Partners to the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program, which makes its email services and API available to developers on GAE. SendGrid did not say how much business it expects from the link. SendGrid's outsource email delivery service is aimed at "transactional" emails -- account confirmations, alerts, app notifications, and so on -- and handling all of the email delivery issues, spam filtering, blacklist handling, and more required to make sure those emails are delivered to end users. SendGrid said it is the first, third party email service available in the Google Cloud. SendGrid splits its operations between Boulder and Anaheim.