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September 29, 2006

Review: Open-Xchange

Filed under: Linux, Reviews, Software — rakeshvk @ 5:57 pm

Looking for a Microsoft Exchange replacement, or a first groupware application for your organization? Check out Open-Xchange. I took it for a test drive and found it to be a solid product that works well with open source groupware clients, though its Web interface is a bit clunky.

Open-Xchange is available directly through Open-Xchange or through an Open-Xchange partner such as Collax. Partners may add functionality to Open-Xchange, so the software you get directly from Open-Xchange may differ from what you get from one of the company’s partners.

To try out Open-Xchange, I tested the live CD as well as the VMware image and Collax’s Open-Xchange Server (OXS) appliance.

Open-Xchange also provides an open source Community Edition which is — and this should come as no surprise — harder to install and administer than the Commercial Edition.

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