Scalix: A Microsoft "Exchange Killer" No More?
Aug 16, 2007, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)
"Microsoft and Linux vendor Xandros announced on August 15 an
extension of their interoperability partnership.
"Normally, I'd just write such an announcement off as more of
the same--mostly fluff with little real stuff. After all, Xandros
already signed a patent-protection deal with Microsoft, similar to
the ones forged between Redmond and Novell and Linspire. As of
today's announcement, Xandros also has licensed Microsoft's
Exchange ActiveSync protocol and the Outlook Exchange Transport
Protocol, allowing Xandros' newly acquired Scalix Mail servers to
better sync with Exchange Server..."