Case Study:Automotive Supplier Slashed Messaging Costs via Scalix Deployment

Linux-based Scalix solution paid off in three years with savings over Microsoft Exchange and IBM Notes

About Scalix Customer

This Scalix client is a global supplier of automotive electronics and wiring with over 40,000 employees.

The challenge of low cost, high availability messaging

The company needed to find a low cost messaging solution with an availability of 99.99% and Outlook support. Another critical requirement was the need for centralized administration of distributed servers in more than 13 offices worldwide.

The Results

The company had an high available enterprise class messaging solution with Scalix that fulfilled all their needs at a third of the cost in regards to TCO and acquisition costs.

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