New Scalix 12.0 alternative to Microsoft Exchange and IBM Notes includes cloud-based email, calendaring, and messaging for companies large and small

NEW YORK, NY — November 20, 2013 — Scalix, the award-winning Linux email, group calendaring, and messaging company, today announced that it has restructured the company following a management buyout. Also announced today is the new Scalix 12.0 alternative to Microsoft Exchange and IBM Notes, including global cloud-based email, calendaring, and messaging for companies large and small

The new Scalix management team includes Andreas Typaldos, CEO, Pascal Lauria, Sales & Marketing VP, Christoph Schmolmueller, Head of R&D.

“Scalix is back, with a management and developers that care, as evidenced by our newly engineered, standards-based alternative to Microsoft Exchange and IBM Notes,” said Andreas Typaldos, CEO of Scalix. “Enterprises large and small can now enjoy affordable full-featured groupware, either hosted in-house or through cloud-based services offered by our partners across the globe.”

Key features of the Scalix 12.0 groupware release include:

  • Support for Outlook 2010 & 2013
  • Access via smartphones and tablets, including support for all the latest browsers
  • Clients of choice strategy with Cal Dav support and all open standards
  • No vendor lock in due to support of any of the leading Linux distros and LDAP Directories
  • Mobile ActiveSync connection to email, calendars, and contacts
  • Distributed administration
  • Scalix AntiSpam and ZeroHour AntiVirus

Scalix 12.0 available for immediate download

The latest Enterprise and Community editions of Scalix 12.0 are available for immediate download from A free, 30-day trial is also available, 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 with thousands of corporate customers in 65 countries, more than two million mailboxes deployed, 8,000 active community members and 200,000 downloads. 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 offices in London, Frankfurt and Tokyo. For more information, please visit

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