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Whaddya know alternative Email Server for your Business?

If you are looking to lower your cost maintaining and managing your company email here's a list of alternative email servers out there.
  • Google Apps provides custom email like Google Calendar organize your schedule and events. Google Docs share online documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. I personally using spreadsheet sharing to keep the book updated with other personnel. Google Sites for website and group wikis, very limited features at this time. I have to outsource my CMS website. And if the 7GB free email is not big enough for you, then you might need to consider the Premium version. Check it at
  • Zimbra is now a Yahoo company but still support open source version of mail server. Is truly a modern, innovative messaging and collaboration application according to the site. I personally haven't tried this software but looking forward to test it. I read the features available for Zimbra and might consider it as good alternative mail server for your costly Exchange Server. Don't get me wrong, I love Exchange Server and I hope Microsoft will consider releasing an open source version or just lower the cost of ownership.
  • Kerio is another mail server that needs your attention or let your IT Manager check this article. "Kerio MailServer is a comprehensive Microsoft Exchange alternative that simplifies administration and lower cost of ownership". (2009,
  • other's free mail product that I forgot the name.
Well, this is a short list for you to consider. I know we have hundreds out there. If you know one and care to share with us, please use the comment to post.

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