LinuxPR: InsightClient 2.9 Introduces Exchange Functionality for Linux Clients

Dateline March 20, 2002 – Dallas – Today, Linux advocate, Bynari
Inc. announced its second recent breakthrough in the quest to
unplug Enterprises from Microsoft Exchange. InsightClient 2.9 for
Linux and Solaris allows non-Windows desktops to work with Outlook
through the server. The release of InsightClient 2.9 follows the
recent news of Bynari’s Exchange Client Extension, which lets
Outlook users to move from Exchange to IMAP servers while retaining
Outlook’s native components.

InsightClient provides the Linux desktop with server side
calendaring, meeting management and user level shared personal
folders on Linux and UNIX desktops. Additionally, InsightClient
shares its calendars with all versions of Outlook in either an
Exchange network or on Bynari’s InsightServer 3.0.

“As far as I can tell, connecting Outlook to an IMAP server
isn’t earth shattering,” says Tom Adelstein, CTO of Bynari.
“Outlook has that capability built in. But emulating the
availability of group scheduling at the same time as having
corporate email is unusual because you’re basically restoring MAPI
functionality without MAPI transports.

“While our competitors ready expensive and proprietary plugins
and Calendar servers which work with a limited set of platforms,
InsightClient has no cost associated with it and can work with any
version of Outlook.”

Recently, Bynari also released a free version of its Email
Server, which runs on Intel versions of Red Hat Linux 7.2. This
free server allows IT Departments to test and/or use Linux, Open
Source releases of IMAP, POP3, SMTP and LDAP against Outlook with
Bynari’s Client Extension and the Linux and Solaris implementations
of Bynari’s InsightClient.

“With the imminent release of MS(r) Office compatible suites,
InsightClient can complete the tool set knowledge workers use to
function in Windows operating environments,” says Adelstein.
“Businesses already know the merits of moving to Linux. We’ve all
just been waiting for the right applications. Now, InsightClient
gives us the main application for which we’ve waited.”

InsightClient 2.9, a 14-day functional demo of InsightConnector
and Bynari’s free Email Server can be found on the Company’s
web site .
Bynari requires registration for download at their home site.

“While we don’t use the registration information except for
internal purposes,” says Adelstein, “we do require it because our
partners use this site to set up in-house pilots. If you don’t want
to register and I understand that, you can still find our free
downloads available across the Internet in a few days.”

About Bynari:

Bynari is a privately held company headquartered in Dallas. The
company designs, develops and markets Open Standards-based software
products providing advanced messaging, e-mail and workgroup
collaboration capabilities. Bynari Inc. distinguished itself as the
first IBM Linux Influencer Partner. Bynari’s server products run on
IBM eServers including zSeries, S/390 and iSeries and Intel based
platforms. Bynari also markets though third party solution
providers such as Mainline Information Systems, Denver Solutions
Group, Blue Chip Computer Systems, and global IT consulting

Bynari Inc., 2639 Electronic Lane, Dallas, TX 75220
US callers use our toll free number 1-800-241-1086 ext. 32
International callers contact us at 011-350-5772 ext. 32


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