SOURCE: Xandros, Inc.

September 11, 2007 08:00 ET

Scalix Wins InfoWorld Best Open Source Application Award

InfoWorld Names Scalix Top Open Source "Exchange Killer"

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 11, 2007) - Xandros, the leading provider of intuitive Linux solutions, today announced that its Scalix e-mail, calendaring and messaging subsidiary has received the prestigious InfoWorld "Bossie" award for best open source application for mail and collaboration.

After a highly competitive review process, InfoWorld concluded: "Among several open source 'Exchange-killers,' Scalix stands out with a solid commercial pedigree. Web-based administration, integrated Outlook and Novell Evolution client support, POP and IMAP standard servers, and a rich Web front end make Scalix a compelling one-stop Exchange replacement for Linux."

"Scalix is a key component of our Linux enterprise solution stack, and we are honored to receive this prestigious InfoWorld award for the best open source solution in the mail and collaboration space," said Andreas Typaldos, Xandros CEO. "As we add Microsoft mobile connectivity and other enhancements, Scalix will become an even more compelling choice in the months to come."

About Scalix

Scalix, an independently operated wholly owned Xandros subsidiary, is the premier Linux e-mail, calendaring and messaging company. Scalix allows companies to reduce the cost and complexity of messaging with a field-proven collaboration platform based on Linux, open standards, and open source. The Scalix products provide flexibility and freedom of choice, helping enterprises achieve independence from vendor, technology and licensing lock-in. With over one million mailboxes deployed, 140,000 Community Edition downloads, 5,500 community forum members and 675 corporate customers, Scalix Collaboration Platform is the most field-proven Linux e-mail and group calendaring solution available to enterprises. For more information, please visit

About Xandros

Xandros, Inc. is the leading provider of intuitive, end-to-end Linux solutions, including consumer and business desktops, SMB and enterprise servers, mixed-environment management tools, and mission-critical applications. Xandros pioneered low cost, graphical operating systems that leverage existing skill sets and provide seamless Windows-Linux interoperability. Its servers and management tools feature workflow automation and "single pane of glass" remote deployment and administration. The company is headquartered in New York with research and development facilities in Ottawa and Mumbai, and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit

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