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Microsoft Exchange Alternatives for Linux

Aug 04, 2010, 13:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier)


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" Looking for a Linux-friendly groupware suite that can take the place of Microsoft Exchange in your organization? You'll find a wide range of alternatives for Linux that offer most (if not all) of Exchange's functionality.

"If your organization has standardized on Microsoft Exchange, switching may be a bit tricky (but can be done). But if your organization hasn't started down that path, it's a good habit to avoid. The good news is you'll find several robust Exchange alternatives for Linux. The Core of the Matter

"One of the things you'll run into quickly with enterprise open source offerings is open core offerings — meaning some of the software is open source, other bits are under a proprietary license of some kind. Usually connectors to Microsoft Outlook and mobile synchronization are held back, or features that are primarily focused on the enterprise — like clustering to provide scalability and failover."

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