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Kerio MailServer Is Nearly Perfect According To WindowsITPro Magazine
Earning A 4.5/5-Star Rating, Kerio MailServer Touted As Alternative To Exchange

GAYLORD, MI — February 15, 2006 — Citing its “fuss-free installation” and ease of administration, WindowsITPro’s Michael Otey proclaimed Kerio MailServer a “simple, scalable alternative to Microsoft Exchange.” Earning a rating of 4.5 out of 5, Kerio MailServer was also praised for its multiplatform support and seamless support for Outlook and for Blackberry devices. Read the full review.

“Unlike Exchange and other mail servers that target the small-to-midsized business (SMB) market, Kerio MailServer 6.1 provides multiplatform support. The product can run on Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP, Win2K Professional, Red Hat Linux, Novell SUSE Linux, and even Macintosh OS X,” stated Otey.

“Multiplatform support is particularly important for today’s business customer, ” said Mike Deerfield, CEO of, an international provider of security and messaging software and top distributor for Kerio products. “Where early adopters of Linux platforms utilized primarily open source software, a growing number of them are seeking more fully developed, highly functional software applications for purchase today. With the introduction of MAC OS X, MacIntosh has finally earned its place as a viable messaging server platform and Kerio MailServer is positioned perfectly to serve that market.”

In addition to Kerio MailServer’s support for Outlook and Blackberry devices, Otey commends the mail server’s built-in groupware functionality. “I especially liked Kerio MailServer's seamless support of the groupware features I'm used to getting from Exchange: calendaring, event notification, shared private folders, tasks, and synchronization to handheld devices for Outlook (by way of Kerio's Outlook Connector), WebMail, or Mac Entourage clients.” Readers at Small Business Computing. also like Kerio MailServer’s Groupware, voting it runner-up in the best collaboration software category in the magazines annual Products of the Year survey.

Pricing and Availability

Kerio MailServer is available starting at $499.00 USD for a 20-user base license.

About Kerio Technologies Inc.:

Founded in 2001, Kerio Technologies Inc. ( is a major provider of Internet security software for small to medium sized networks, specializing in network and desktop firewalls and secure workgroup messaging systems. Kerio’s corporate headquarters are located in Santa Clara, California, with offices in Great Britain and the Czech Republic.


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