Email SMS services allow the use of an email client, such as Outlook, GMail and Mail, to send and receive SMS messages. SMS messages arriving on a mobile phone will come from a mobile number that is associated with the sender's email address, unless replies are not supported. The mobile user can reply to the message or send a new message to the mobile number and their message will be received as an email. The email inbox will show the email from the mobile as coming from @sms.melroselabs.com or similar, depending on the provider.
See Melrose Labs Tyr SMS Gateway/EmailSMS
Melrose Labs: Our mission is to deliver pivotal services in cloud communications across mobile, fixed-line and internet for enterprises of all sizes. Through these services, we help businesses and other organisations communicate better with their staff and customers, and by doing so increase their success.