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SearchOpenSource: Zimbra Stalks Microsoft Office with Open Source, Web Services

Nov 30, 2006, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)

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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..."

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