SOURCE: Kerio Technologies

August 11, 2009 09:00 ET

Kerio MailServer Now Available as an App On Demand in VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace

App On Demand Offers Hosted Evaluation of Kerio MailServer Virtual Appliance for Near Instant Access to Web Client and Administration Testing

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 11, 2009) - Kerio Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator in IT security and messaging, today announced that Kerio MailServer Virtual Appliance is available as a VMware App on Demand beta offering from the VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace (VAM). As part of VMware's vCloud initiative, VAM App on Demand enables end users to get up and running with the Kerio MailServer VMware Ready Virtual Appliance in minutes in the cloud. It is available at http://www.vmware.com/appliances/directory/121903.

This new offering allows organizations to instantly preview Kerio MailServer features from a browser. Users can evaluate Kerio's WebMail and the web administration, which allows them to create and configure users, groups, and aliases in the test domain. With the new App on Demand from VMware, evaluators have a full hour to add contacts and calendar events in Kerio's WebMail and even send test messages to newly created mailboxes without having to download or install the product.

"We are seeing a high level of interest and usage in the VMware VAM App on Demand beta from our partners, users, and the community because it enables simplified delivery and use of software applications through the cloud," said Wendy Perilli, director, product marketing, VMware. "We are excited to include Kerio MailServer as part of the beta roll-out of App on Demand, and we expect users will be excited to evaluate this software without the hardware provisioning and setup required with traditional proof of concepts."

"We are honored to be one of the first appliances available with VMware's new App on Demand product," said James Gudeli, vice president of Business Development for Kerio Technologies. "This new innovative environment makes it easy to evaluate software quickly with no resources, which helps further reduce the cost of deploying new technologies."

Availability

For a more thorough evaluation, Kerio MailServer 6.7 Virtual Appliance is available for download as a 30-day unrestricted trial and supports VMware ESX Server, Workstation and Player. The product is localized into 16 languages. For more information, please visit: www.kerio.com/kms.

About VMware VAM App on Demand

The VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace connects leading ISVs and grass root developers with cloud environments and users. This unique marketplace enables software providers with a simplified on ramp to delivering software optimized for virtual environments. And now with the addition of the App on Demand beta feature, placing trial software in the cloud makes proof of concepting simpler for users. In addition to the beta applications offered as Apps on Demand, there are also VMware vCloud Service Providers delivering free Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) trials to enable users to try their own applications in the cloud.

About Kerio Technologies, Inc.

Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides Internet messaging and firewall software for small-to-medium sized businesses and organizations worldwide. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic and Russia. Kerio is a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium; a premier member of the Apple Developer Connection; and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Kerio has more than 4,400 business partners in 108 countries. Technology partners include McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE), eSoft, Inc., and Notify Technology Corporation (OTCBB: NTFY). For more information, please visit www.kerio.com.

"Kerio," its products and its logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Kerio Technologies, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries, as the case may be.

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