Xandros Means Business: Exchanges Protocols With Microsoft

Posted by gsh on Sep 6, 2007 11:55 AM EDT
OSWeekly.com; By Matt Hartley
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Xandros has received a fair share of grief from the community who was not thrilled about the strong arm, er, I mean IP protection payments to Microsoft. As I have explained in the past, I understand Xandros' concerns over a potential legal battle, in addition to the issues of selling a product to customers when you have a constant legal threat to worry about. In that aspect, I 'get' why they gave in to the Redmond giant.

With that said, it looks like Microsoft is opening up the doors to Xandros as they will have licensed access to Microsoft's Exchange protocols. Xandros is looking to integrate Exchange ActiveSync so that it will then interact with their own Scalix Mail Servers. More on this can be found at this link.

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