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GeM Shuttle Manager Provides Easy Migration From "Anywhere" to ScalixNew Agreement Fosters Corporate Messaging Freedom of Choice (October 28, 2008)
NEW YORK, NY and NAPLES, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/28/08 -- Scalix, the award-winning Linux email, calendaring and messaging company, and GeM Solutions, provider of Anywhere to Anywhere E-mail Migration(TM), today announced an agreement to offer the GeM Shuttle Manager for simple and fast migration to Scalix, from "anywhere," including Lotus Notes/Domino, Novell GroupWise, Fischer TAO, and all IMAP44-compliant messaging platforms. Companies of all sizes can now easily migrate all email, attachments, calendars, contacts, folders, directories and mail lists from costly legacy systems to Scalix solutions based on open standards and open source. After the migration, they will be free to use their email clients and mobile devices of choice.
"We have been assisting organizations all over the world who are migrating from a variety of e-mail platforms to Scalix. Scalix and GeM will now work more closely together to assure simple and fast migrations," said Don Innis, GeM Solutions Senior VP of Worldwide Sales.
"As a dual-skilled Microsoft and Novell/Linux engineer, I found the GeM Shuttle Manager to be both cost effective and easy to use. I was able to migrate all of our sites to Scalix, with over 2TB worth of data, and not lose a single feature," confirmed Antony Eason, IT Network Manager for UK Northcroft.
"Migration only works when it is easy, fast and does not risk the loss of data. This agreement with GeM Solutions provides seamless migration from legacy messaging platforms to Scalix," said Andreas Typaldos, Xandros CEO. "Companies of any size now have a key to unlock the shackles of proprietary technologies, and seamlessly transfer critical collaboration data to the Scalix platform based on open standards and freedom of choice."
Scalix, Inc, a wholly owned Xandros subsidiary, is the premier Linux e-mail, calendaring and messaging company. Scalix reduces the cost and complexity of messaging and fosters freedom of choice with products based on open standards and open source. With over one million mailboxes deployed, 200,000 Community Edition downloads, 7,400 community forum members and over 1,000 corporate customers, Scalix is the most field-proven Linux-based enterprise collaboration platform. Xandros and Scalix are headquartered in New York with research and development facilities in Ottawa, Europe, and Mumbai, and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.scalix.com.
About GeM Solutions
GeM Solutions, Inc. is a leader in the e-mail migration arena and has migrated over 50 million mailboxes over the last twelve years with its E-Mail Shuttle(TM) solution. Major customers such as Bank of America and Unilever have used the Shuttle solution to migrate from various platforms to Microsoft Exchange. GeM Solutions is a Certified Gold Partner with Microsoft and has active partner relationships with IBM, HP and Dell. For more information, please visit www.gem-si.com.
Xandros® is a registered trademark of Xandros, Inc. Scalix is a trademark of Scalix, Inc. All other trademarks and/or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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