Scalix Groupware Extends Full Support to IBM Power & IBM Mainframes.

New release offers customers freedom of choice among current server and browser technologies.

NEW YORK, NY — December 06, 2016 — Scalix, the award-winning Linux email, group calendaring, and messaging company, today announced the release of the Scalix 12.6 alternative to Microsoft Exchange and IBM Notes, extending full support for IBM Power & IBM Mainframes, including LinuxONE. The new release offers its customers freedom of choice among current server and browser technologies.

“Our latest Scalix release with full support for IBM Power & IBM Mainframes, including LinuxONE, continues our long-standing commitment to provide our customers with an affordable groupware solution for their infrastructure of choice,” said Chris Schmolmueller, CTO of Scalix. “Openness and support for a broad range technologies are fundamental principles for us, giving partners and administrators a free hand in configuring systems to their particular needs.”

The new release provides global email, calendaring, and messaging for companies large and small. Key enhancements in Scalix 12.6 include:

• Support for high reliability IBM Power & IBM Mainframe hardware.

• Secure support for up to one million users on affordable LinuxONE mainframes.

• Full support for Outlook 2016, the latest MS Outlook release.

• Major hosting enhancements, including support for hosting tenants in multi-server environments.

• Support for current Linux server releases, including RHEL 7.2, CentOS 7.2, SLES 12 sp1, Debian 7.8, and Ubuntu 14.

• Support for the latest Edge, Safari, Chrome and Firefox browsers.

• Enhanced web access and search performance through support for SIS based on recent Lucene library .

“I recently had cause to query uptime for all of our email servers,” said David Waters, Network Analyst for GROWMARK, Inc. “Of the 5 flavors of email server present in our environment, two had five 9’s (99.999% per year). One of the two was Scalix, which has been a very stable email platform for GROWMARK and continues to provide reliable email traffic for more than 3,000 users.”

The affordable alternative to Microsoft Exchange.

The new Scalix 12.6 release provides an affordable alternative to Microsoft Exchange including IBM Power & LinuxONE mainframes. The price of the 50-user Small Business Edition is €995/$995 US. The Enterprise and Community editions of Scalix 12.6 and a 30-day trial can be found at, as well as information on Scalix technology and partner opportunities.

About Scalix

Scalix is the most field-proven Linux-based email, calendaring and messaging software that significantly expands the proven and successful HP OpenMail product on which it is based. 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. Scalix, Inc. is headquartered in New York, with international offices in London, Frankfurt, Mumbai, and Tokyo. For more information, please visit

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