Scalix Groupware Reaches Milestone.

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

NEW YORK, NY — March 30, 2020 — Scalix, the award-winning Linux email, group calendaring, and messaging company, today announced the release of the Scalix 12.8 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 12.8 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 8-11 support.
  • Enhanced CalDav support. More DAV clients supported. More supported items in Scalix DAV 12.8 implementation.
  • CardDav support. All your Contacts and Scalix System Directory available via CardDav. Scalix ActiveSync Tasks support.
  • Scalix-Meet - Secure, fully featured, and completely free video conferencing.
  • Outlook connector x64 officially supported.
  • Scalix Webmail Access new vertical layout with modern html pop-up dialogs and integrated XMPP client.
  • Numerous changes that improve reliability and flowness during working with Scalix

A foundation for ultra-secure collaboration

The new Scalix 12.8 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 12.8 and a 30-day trial can be found at, as well as information on Scalix technology and partner opportunities.

About Scalix

About 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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