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Federal Computer Week: Nexor delivers Unix client for Exchange

Aug 26, 1999, 17:38 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Margret Johnston)

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"Nexor Inc., a United Kingdom-based company specializing in electronic messaging and directory systems, last week announced the release of a software product that enables a Unix workstation to serve as a client to a Microsoft Corp. Exchange server.

"Microsoft tapped Nexor to develop the new product, called Defender for Motif, largely in response to pressure Microsoft had received from Defense Department users, where Unix still competes strongly with Windows NT."

"Defender for Motif provides a path for federal agencies that have a high level of DMS and Exchange server deployment to migrate to the Microsoft platform, said Tim Dioquino, DMS product manager at Microsoft's federal division. The product has the look and feel of Outlook, so agencies will not need to retrain their personnel..."

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