Open-Xchange Server 5 SP1 Is Bigger, Better

By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2006-02-17 Print this article Print

The engine behind Novell's SUSE Linux Openexchange Server gets feature updates with its first service patch. (Linux-Watch)

Open-Xchange is giving its Open-Xchange Server 5 a comprehensive feature update facelift in March with its first service patch. Open-Xchange Server, which had been the engine behind Novells SUSE Linux Openexchange Server, is a modular, standards-based communications server with a WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning) interface.
It can work with both open-source and proprietary e-mail and groupware servers and clients.
Click here to read more about Open-Xchanges SUSE and RHEL bundle. Key enhancements include:
  • Enhanced usability for Microsoft Outlook users with push technology for real-time connection.
  • Server software has been improved to put less of a load on the server. Additionally, it now supports distributed mail servers.
  • The new patch also significantly enhances all e-mail and groupware communications by adding in the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and TLS encryption protocols. For a detailed list of new features, see the companys Web service pack page. Read the full story on Linux-Watch: Open-Xchange Server 5 SP 1 is bigger, better Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.
    Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.

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