SOURCE: Scalix, Inc.

Scalix, Inc.

February 19, 2009 08:00 ET

Scalix and ProxyIT Partner to Bring Hosted Exchange Alternative to San Francisco Bay Area

Scalix Hosted Email and Group Calendaring Enables ProxyIT to Deliver Rich, Low-cost Outlook Experience to SMB Customers

NEW YORK, NY and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 19, 2009) - Scalix, the award-winning Linux email, group calendaring, and messaging company, today partnered with ProxyIT to bring premium hosted email services to small and medium Business (SMB) customers in the Bay Area. The Scalix open messaging solution provides native support for Microsoft Outlook including full email, group calendaring, contacts, and task support. It also offers a full-featured, AJAX-based Scalix Web Access client, and support for a wide range of wireless devices, to satisfy the diversity of needs among ProxyIT's customers.

"Many of our customers have become overwhelmed by the resource requirements of managing their email systems, as their needs have grown to include collaboration, security, archiving and mobility," said John Bosch, CEO of ProxyIT. "Our high availability hosted Scalix system delivers enterprise class email messaging and collaboration tools to our clients at a fraction of the in-house cost, and enables them to cut administrative overhead to achieve a higher ROI on their IT resources."

"The hosted email market is set to explode over the next 12 months. Scalix Software-as-a-Service is a win-win solution, where end users cut costs and focus on their core business, while our hosting partners enjoy solid margins and recurring revenue," said Dirk Vanderwal, VP Sales for Scalix. "We are excited to partner with ProxyIT, as they have the vision to go beyond immediate user requirements to deliver a rich messaging experience that anticipates future needs."

About ProxyIT

ProxyIT Inc., headquartered in the San Francisco bay area, is a nationwide provider of outsourced IT services specializing in Managed Services, Corporate Information Systems and production infrastructures for Internet Enabled businesses. ProxyIT's data centers in five US locations provide SAS-70 compliant environments and first tier network connectivity in order to free businesses from in-house maintenance of these sophisticated services. ProxyIT services range from turnkey systems support for start-up businesses to service level support and governance compliance for established companies. For more information call: 1-877-PROXYIT (877-776-9948) or email

About Scalix

Scalix delivers premier e-mail, calendaring and messaging, reducing the cost and complexity of messaging and fostering freedom of choice with products based on open standards and open source. Scalix is the most field-proven Linux-based enterprise collaboration platform available today, with over one million mailboxes deployed, 140,000 Community Edition downloads, 5,500 community forum members and over one thousand corporate customers. Owned by Xandros, Scalix is headquartered in New York with research and development facilities in Ottawa, Europe, and Mumbai, and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit

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Contact Information

  • Scalix Media Contact:
    Xenia von Wedel
    Terpin Communications for Xandros
    Customer service: 1-613-842-3494