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Did you know that Email is sent in clear text over the Internet? Unless you take steps to secure it, anyone who intercepts a message can easily read it. It’s also really easy for someone to send an email that looks like it came from you. The open source solution for this problem is called GNU Privacy Guard.
Zentyal is primarily managed from a browser interface. After installation, the first task is to determine what role you want Zentyal to play in your network environment, then install the modules associated with that specific role.
Companies can now migrate their MS Exchange servers transparently to fully supported Zentyal servers without any interruption or change for their users because the MS Outlook clients are unable to perceive the difference between one server or other. Besides the technical advantages, this new server ensures an average of 50-85% cost savings.
In response to the news this week that the city of Los Angeles is going Googlefied with a $7.25 million, five-year deal to adopt Gmail, Google Calendar and other applications, Novell's blog has an interesting rebuttal. Of course, the reason for the city's switch to Google's corner of the cloud is to save money that it would otherwise spend on expensive software licenses, and it will save.
In a setback for the City of Vienna's three-year-old open-source migration programme, city authorities decided on Wednesday to scrap most of the systems that have so far adopted the city's custom-built Linux distribution, instead approving an €8m migration to Windows Vista.
Zentyal is a Linux Small Business Server, it lets you manage all your network services through one single platform. It's a Network Gateway, as well as an Infrastructure, UTM (Unified Threat Manager), Office and Communications Server. All these features are fully integrated and easy to configure, it truly helps to save system administrators time.
When the city of Madera, Calif., needed a new voice system, it turned to open source technology -- not just for the IP telephony but for an entire network-infrastructure overhaul and loads of other functions. All the renovations cost less than half the estimated price of deploying a commercial VoIP system alone.
According to Loura DiDio, Yankee analyst and author of the 2007 Global Server Hardware and Server OS Survey, 23 percent of survey respondents intend to migrate away from Exchange Server and adopt an alternative Linux or Open Source email and messaging distribution platform in the next 12 to 18 months.