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CustomTech and Scalix bring Advanced Linux-Based Email and Calendaring to Australia

  • 03 June, 2004 23:42

<p></p><center><b>Custom Technology is distributing Scalix, a robust new HP OpenMail-based
alternative for businesses seeking a full-featured Email and Calendaring
solution on Linux.</b></center>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia -- 3 June 2004 -- Custom Technology today announced
a distribution partnership with Scalix Corporation to bring Scalix to the
Australian market.
"Business and Public Sector organisations moving to Linux need full
featured Enterprise-Class Email and Calendaring", said Gordon Hubbard,
Managing Director, Custom Technology. "Scalix answers their needs with
servers that scale from the SMB to the 100,000 user enterprise, while supporting
Open Systems based clients like Netscape, Mozilla and Evolution, plus Microsoft
Outlook."
Scalix offers rich email and calendaring functionality on a highly reliable
platform. Based on Linux and an Open Systems Architecture, Scalix helps
free customers from technology and licensing lock-in. The Scalix platform
scales up to support organizations with hundreds of thousands of users
and scales down for offices with fewer than one hundred users, making it
a viable alternative for a broad range of organizations.
Scalix Server runs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.0, or Red Hat
Linux 9.0. Supported clients include Microsoft Outlook 2000 and 2002, Scalix
Web Access, POP3 and IMAP4 clients on a variety of operating platforms,
such as: Microsoft Outlook Express, Netscape Mail, Mozilla Mail, Eudora
and Ximian Evolution, and BlackBerry devices.
<b>Availability</b>
Custom Technology is shipping Scalix now. A FREE trial is available
via download or CD. For small quantities the list price of Scalix is A$979
per server plus A$97.90 (incl. GST) per user with discounts for volume.</p>
<p></p><center>###</center>
<p><b>About Custom Technology Australia</b>
Custom Technology Australia Pty Ltd provides value added product distribution,
technical support, integration and development services for <i>Open Systems</i>
including Linux and UNIX. Our vision is to deliver <i>Open Systems</i>
that provide real competitive advantage to our business partners. Custom
Technology is the Scalix Distributor for Australia, the Samsung SDS Certified
Distributor for Samsung Contact, an IBM Business Partner and a Sun iForce
Partner. Visit Custom Technology at <a href="http://www.customtech.com.au">http://www.customtech.com.au</a>
<b>About Scalix Corporation</b>
Scalix has created the industry's most powerful email and calendaring
platform on Linux. Scalix offers rich functionality on a highly reliable
and scalable platform that significantly reduces cost of ownership. Based
on an open systems architecture, Scalix's next-generation messaging platform
is based on a proven technology foundation, HP OpenMail, which Scalix licensed
from Hewlett-Packard. Scalix's veteran team has helped pioneer the world's
best messaging systems at IBM, Lotus, Microsoft, cc:Mail, and Hewlett-Packard.
The privately held company is backed by Mayfield, New Enterprise Associates
and Mohr Davidow Ventures and is headquartered in San Mateo, California,
with offices in New York, Chicago, United Kingdom and Germany. For more
information, visit the company's website at <a href="http://www.scalix.com">http://www.scalix.com</a>.
<b>Press Contact</b>
Gordon Hubbard
<br/>Managing Director
<br/>gordon@customtech.com.au
<br/>Tel: 02 9659 9590
<br/>Fax: 02 9659 9510</p>
<p></p><center>###</center>
<p>Scalix is a trademark of Scalix Corporation.
<br/>OpenMail is a registered trademark of the Hewlett-Packard Company in
the USA, the UK and other countries.
<br/>® Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook are registered trademarks
of the Microsoft Corporation. ® Linux is a registered trademark of
Linus Torvalds. ® Unix is used as a generic term covering all versions
of the UNIX® operating system. UNIX is a registered trademark in the
United States and other countries, licensed exclusively through The Open
Group. All other products, brands or company names herein may be trademarks
or registered trademarks of their respective owners.</p>

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