LinuxWorld Australia: Can Novell-Sponsored Hula Take Down Exchange?
Mar 04, 2005, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Geeks typically hate Exchange's automated meeting
notifications, which may explain why a good implementation of that
feature has yet to surface in an open source messaging server. For
many organizations, however, collaborative calendaring and
scheduling are just as important as e-mail itself. That's why
Novell's announcement at LinuxWorld Boston of Hula--a new project
to develop an open source, standards-based messaging server--should
come as welcome news to IT shops everywhere.
"At first glance, you might ask, 'Why now?' There's no shortage
of Exchange alternatives on the market already, several of which
run on Linux. Our Test Center looked at four alternatives just last