TecChannel - Exchange Competitors: Axigen 6.0.1 & Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
A Strong Duo for Your BusinessAxigen has nowadays made a name for itself in the Groupware World. Users associate with this name simple installation, easy administration and, most of all, support for many platforms. While the competing product Scalix officially supports only Red Hat, Fedora and SUSE, with Axigen the system administrator has significantly more options […] Red Hat, Fedora, SUSE, CentOS, Mandriva, Debian, Ubuntu, Slackware, Gentoo, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and Solaris. […]
Many things have changed since the last version of Axigen. […] For example, folder, calendars, contacts and tasks can now be shared between multiple users. Furthermore, administrators can setup temporary e-mail addresses. SNMP and Milter support are also available. [...]
If instructions are followed correctly, then the Axigen Mail Server is installed and ready to use in less than 15 minutes. The graphical administration interface has been designed in a logical way by developers. Consequently, you will rarely have to consult the documentation.
Furthermore, administrators will not have to go back and use the command line interface after the installation. All important options can be administered comfortably and platform independent via the Internet browser.
The newly-added groupware features make the server software even more interesting as a replacement for Microsoft Exchange. Especially that users can continue to use Microsoft Outlook. The Outlook Connector functions in a reliable manner and makes available all important features […] Users familiar with any email client will also get along with the WebMail interface. Clear and chic is not exaggerated.[…]
The Enterprise Edition of Axigen starts at 250 Euro. In order to have Premium Support, for example, one must pay a 35% of the license price as yearly fee. In this case, the vendor guarantees a response time of 6 hours.
If needing a cost-effective, easy to use groupware solution, you will not be disappointed by Axigen Mail Server v6. With a very good performance and at a fair price, the product has definitely earned itself a great appreciation.