[CentOS] Email/GroupWare Suite

Bo Lynch blynch at ameliaschools.com
Fri Jan 9 15:19:07 UTC 2009


On Fri, January 9, 2009 10:07 am, Rainer Duffner wrote:
> Bo Lynch schrieb:
>> On Fri, January 9, 2009 6:23 am, Kevin Thorpe wrote:
>>
>>> Bo Lynch wrote:
>>>
>>>> Just wanted to get some thoughts from the list.....
>>>>
>>>> We are a public k-12 school and are looking to migrate to a groupware
>>>> style system for out staff to collaborate better. Currently we are
>>>> using
>>>> Squirrelmail/postfix for email. Does anyone have any
>>>> recommendations/opinions. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
>>>> Thank you
>>>>
>>> I would stick in a suggestion to look at Scalix. Not free at 300 users,
>>> but it does run nicely on CentOS.
>>> Integrates well with Outlook and has a very nice webmail front end.
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>> We really do not use an email client here. We try to keep everything web
>> based  as much as possible. So interfacing with a email client such as
>> outlook really isn't that important to me. The web interface is what I'm
>> interested in.
>> Bo
>>
>>
>
>
> Hm. Zimbra does _that_ very well IMO. Supports IE+FF+Safari, at least
> for the webmail-stuff.
>
> I'm not sure if the Open-Source version actually supports the
> Outlook-stuff (we use the commercial version and I don't use Outlook
> anyway...).
>
> I'd give Zimbra a try. It's relatively easy to setup, at least for a
> demo-case where you are not interested in customizing all the logos.
>
>
>
>
> Rainer
>
>
> ____________________________________________

Should I be concerned with the Licensing structure down the road? Meaning
in your opinion do you think that zimbra will close its door on the open
source model. Just don't want to demo something get everyone excited about
using it and have to migrate to something else.


Bo




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