Seamlessly Integrated Email, Calendar, Contact, Task Management and Extensive Standards Support Enable the Corporate Open Source Desktop
Ximian, Inc., the leading open source desktop company, today announced the availability of Ximian Evolution version 1.0, the premier personal and workgroup information management solution for Linux and UNIX-based systems. In one powerful and easy-to-use application, Ximian Evolution uniquely integrates email, calendar, contact and task list management. Evolutions broad support for data exchange and communications standards enables Linux and UNIX users to be integrated into corporate networks and messaging systems. Ximian Evolution 1.0 and its source code can be freely downloaded or purchased on CD as part of the Ximian Desktop software at www.ximian.com.
Ximian also announced today the Ximian Connector for Microsoft Exchange, an add-in product to Ximian Evolution geared towards providing full interoperability with Microsoft Exchange 2000 (see release, "Ximian to Offer Interoperability For Ximian Evolution with Microsoft Exchange 2000"). Available early next year, this add-in package allows Ximian Evolution to work seamlessly as a true groupware client for Microsoft Exchange 2000. Ximian Connector enables Linux and UNIX-based Ximian Evolution users to use corporate Microsoft Exchange 2000 servers to read email, handle group calendaring, and to manage contacts and tasks lists.
News source: Ximian Inc.