Messaging software firm Scalix, which provides e-mail and calendaring systems for the Linux operating system, has moved into the wireless market with a new launch.
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The Scalix Wireless Solution allows users to use email, view and edit attachments, maintain calendars and contacts and schedule meetings through their chosen wireless device and carrier.
The product was developed jointly with business mobile technology firm is the result of a joint development effort with computer telephony manufacturer Notify Technology.
It transmits fully encrypted data directly to wireless devices, without any intermediate data stores. It communicates directly with the Scalix Server and all organisational data is stored behind the customer firewall. IT administrators can control server administration and device provisioning through a web-based console.
Scalix Wireless works with all BlackBerry and wireless PalmOS devices, and a variety of Windows Mobile PDAs, such as the HP iPAQ and Smartphones from Samsung and Motorola. It supports all major wireless carriers including Cingular, Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.