Scalix Groupware Reaches Development Milestone.

The new release lays the foundation for ultra-secure collaboration and communications.

NEW YORK, NY — February 23, 2018 — Scalix, the award-winning Linux email, group calendaring, and messaging company, today announced the release of the Scalix 12.7 alternative to Microsoft Exchange and IBM Notes, with a number of enhancements and improvements. The new release lays the foundation for the evolution of Scalix into an ultra-secure, comprehensive, collaboration & communications platform.

“ “Scalix 12.7 has full support for IBM Power & IBM Mainframes, including LinuxONE, along with a number of enhancements and improvements,” said Chris Schmolmueller, CTO of Scalix. “Openness and support for a broad range technologies give 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 include:

  • JRE 1.9 support.
  • Tomcat 8.5 with HTTP support.
  • PostgreSQL 10.x support.
  • Scalix Web Access theme kit and device management via ActiveSync.
  • Outlook connector performance enhancements.
  • Enhanced ActiveSync connectivity and synchronization.
“Scalix, our mobility client of choice, has completely fulfilled the needs of our mix of more than 1,300 users at stores throughout the country,” said Tácio Henrique Silva, IT Director of BR Home Centers S.A. “Our executives depend upon wireless access through ActiveSync, using Outlook 2016 as their main email and collaboration client. For them, the new Scalix version has set milestones in reliability, performance and affordability.”

A foundation for ultra-secure collaboration

The new Scalix 12.7 release provides an affordable alternative to Microsoft Exchange including IBM Power & LinuxONE mainframes. It also lays the foundation for the transformation of Scalix into an ultra-secure, comprehensive, collaboration & communications platform. The Enterprise and Community editions of Scalix 12.7 and a 30-day trial can be found at, as well as information on Scalix technology and partner opportunities.

About Scalix

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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