SearchOpenSource: Zimbra Stalks Microsoft Office with Open Source, Web Services
Nov 30, 2006, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"SearchOpenSource.com: So you're taking on Microsoft
Outlook and Exchange. How do you do it?
"Satish Dhamaraj: The first thing to mention is
that we believe in open standards and flexibility. The entire
notion of Zimlets is that features like calendar are not islands of
applications, but instead are interconnected with all applications
like CRM, ERP and even Internet applications such as travel and
airplane flight information. Your typical email contains
information about a lot of different things of which some are
interrelated to travel and weather. We want to connect them all
together using a flexible API..."