NewsForge: Review: Novell's Openexchange Server is Powerful, Versatile
Feb 03, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jem Matzan, Craig Zeigler)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"A scalable, stable, secure software stack for small and
medium-sized business network services is hard to develop in-house
or integrate from piecemeal components. To integrate it all with a
single sign-on for users requires even more work. Enter Novell's
new SUSE Linux-based OpenExchange, a packaged, full-featured,
secure, all-encompassing operating environment.
"At SUSE Linux Openexchange Server's most basic level you'll
find the UnitedLinux 2.4.19-64GB-SMP Linux kernel, which is old but
time-tested, stable, scalable, and reliable. It held up under our
stress-testing, running four instances of SETI@home while loading
four years' worth of email into IMAP without even slowing down the
Web-based interface under load..."