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Open-Xchange: Open Source Scores Another Big SaaS Win

Feb 22, 2010, 16:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Open-Xchange, an open source alternative to Microsoft Exchange, continues to gain momentum in Europe and North America. The latest example: Bull, a €1,110 million solutions provider headquartered in Paris, is offering SaaS and on-premises Open-Xchange to its end customers in Germany. Here are the details.

"First, a little background: Open-Xchange seems to be catching on with channel partners and SaaS specialists because the company has largely left SaaS and cloud market opportunities to its partners.

"Bull, for instance, says it plans to offer Open-Xchange mail and groupware to its German customers. Bull customers can use Open-Xchange as a hosted solution provided by Bull or run it in-house as on-premise installation — and switch between the types of operation any time they like, according to an Open-Xchange media statement."

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