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Linux.com: Scalix is Sneaking Linux in Through the Corporate Mailbox

Sep 26, 2006, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Stutz)

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"Scalix recently announced that its enterprise email platform will be going open source. Right now preparations are being made, the bugtracking system and code repository are being set into place, and code is being cleaned. That's an exciting story, especially when you consider OSDL's Desktop Linux Client Survey last year, which said that the non-existence of a proper enterprise email client to replace Outlook was the greatest hurdle for the introduction of the Linux desktop.

"Florian von Kurnatowski, the director of Scalix' open source project, laughs when you ask him how Scalix, a Silicon Valley startup of not too many more than 50 employees, could possibly be taking on the world's largest software manufacturer, with all its seemingly undepletable resources..."

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