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Everyone in the OpenStack community has a vested interested in making it work. Vendors and developers, of course, want to sell products or services, while users want a low-cost, convenient means of provisioning and managing cloud infrastructure. While some open source endeavors like Linux are able to maintain tight integration among independently developed tools and systems, others fall prey to the "too many cooks in the kitchen" syndrome. That is, without a strong guiding hand, the open source community runs the risk of becoming so fragmented that compatibility and integration suffer. This is a bigger challenge than most people realize because the line between opens source "customer" and "developer" is very thin. As Gigaom's Paul Miller points out in his latest research report, local configuration changes and code alterations have a way of moving the enterprise in... (more)

Latest Open-Xchange Groupware Offers Integrated VoIP

Open-Xchange, a provider of business-class open source collaboration software, today announced enhancements that give users telephone and fax integrated with e-mail, contacts, calendar and task information. By combining Open-Xchange (hosted and on-premise editions) with Unified Communications and Virtual PBX solutions, businesses can replace their traditional phone lines -- saving on phone bills. Presence and instant messaging services will be added in the coming software releases enabling users to communicate in real-time anytime, anywhere. Open-Xchange 4PSA VoipNow Bundle -- av... (more)

MagicMail Adds Collaboration and Mobility from Open-Xchange

Open-Xchange, a provider of business-class open source e-mail and collaboration software, announced today an agreement with LinuxMagic, the developers of MagicMail, which supplies e-mail, messaging and spam protection products to ISPs, telcos and enterprises across North America, as well as protecting and servicing millions of e-mail accounts worldwide. LinuxMagic will incorporate the Open-Xchange software in its MagicMail offering that is designed as a turn-key solution for ISPs and telcos with 2,000 to 200,000 users. MagicMail comes with integrated anti-spam protection and sup... (more)

Open-Xchange Partners with SpamExperts for Secure E-Mail

Open-Xchange, a provider of business-class open source collaboration software, and SpamExperts, the leading provider of e-mail security solutions for ISPs (Internet Service Providers) and web-hosting companies, announce an agreement to deliver integrated e-mail security to cloud providers that offer Open-Xchange groupware as a Service. The fully-managed ISP solutions by SpamExperts can be installed directly on the servers of the service provider -- or run as a Hosted Cloud service on redundant SpamExperts servers in 10 highly-secure datacenters around the world. Updates, 24x7 mo... (more)

Open-Xchange to Integrate Cloud Computing Based E-mail with Salesforce.com

Open-Xchange and RAE Internet Inc. announced on Tuesday the ability to integrate Open-Xchange e-mail with Salesforce.com account information - putting customer communications and account information in one convenient place. The Match My Email: Salesforce.com Edition is a cloud application residing in the Amazon cloud that imports e-mail every 20 minutes from any Open-Xchange e-mail server. The Open-Xchange server can be on-premises or hosted at a service provider. In the Match My Email cloud, the e-mail stream is compared with Salesforce.com account files, then matched e-mails a... (more)