Scalix Implements BlackBerry Connector for Complete Mobile User Experience

Seamless BlackBerry access over wireless networks solidifies Scalix as complete alternative to Microsoft Exchange
By: Scalix, Inc.
 
Oct. 13, 2009 - PRLog -- Scalix, the award-winning Linux email, group calendaring, and messaging subsidiary of Xandros, Inc., today released Scalix Connect for BlackBerry Enterprise Server, implementing BlackBerry’s protocol for enhanced message synchronization over wireless networks. Together with the recent implementation of the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Protocol in Scalix ActiveSync 1.0, the provision of push-based BlackBerry access solidifies Scalix leadership as the complete alternative to Microsoft Exchange, including a full range of mobility solutions.

Scalix Connect for BlackBerry Enterprise Server provides push email, wireless contact, calendar and task synchronization, meeting scheduling, out of office, and remote address book/global address list lookup. Scalix now offers a complete suite of mobility solutions for its Small Business, Enterprise, and Hosting editions with Scalix ActiveSync for iPhones and Windows Mobile phones, Scalix Connect for BlackBerry, and the Scalix Mobile Web Client. Together they enable Scalix users to communicate via all popular mobile devices without the need for client side installs.

“The beta trial of our BlackBerry connector was so successful that the product has already been deployed in several production environments. With the implementation of native BlackBerry support, Scalix now provides today's enterprise users 'on the go' the ultimate in mobile client freedom of choice,” said Andreas Typaldos, CEO of Xandros. “Scalix mobile users can choose whatever tool they need, from the BlackBerry to the iPhone, to any device with mobile web access.”

Scalix Connect for BlackBerry Enterprise Server available now

Scalix Connect for BlackBerry Enterprise Server is available at no extra charge to Scalix Enterprise and Hosting Edition customers, and available as a product option for Scalix Small Business Edition. It is also included in the free trial of Scalix Enterprise Server. For more details on the BlackBerry connector and other Scalix products, please visit www.scalix.com.

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Scalix is the most field-proven Linux-based e-mail, calendaring and messaging software with thousands of corporate customers in 65 countries, more than two million mailboxes deployed, 8,000 active community members and 200,000 downloads. Scalix delivers premier enterprise collaboration for standalone and hosting environments, reducing the cost and complexity of messaging and fostering freedom of choice with products based on open standards and open source.
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