|| ||"Alex Curyea " <alex-AT-future-works.com>|
|| ||Merak Mail Server Now Available in Linux Flavor|
|| ||Fri, 7 Oct 2005 09:42:40 -0700|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
High Performance Merak E-mail Server Suite Now Available
for Linux-based Networks
As Linux usage continues to climb in business network environments,
IceWarp delivers the industry's most powerful, scalable e-mail suite on
LIMASSOL, CYPRUS, Oct. 11, 2005 -- IceWarp Software Ltd., makers of the
popular and globally deployed Merak E-mail Server Suite for Windows(r),
today announced the availability of its award-winning e-mail server for
Linux-based networks in SMB, enterprise and ISP environments. Tuned for
power and reliability, Merak offers support for an industry-leading
100,000 accounts per server at up to 20,000 messages per minute and even
higher when configured for a load balanced operation. Merak for Linux
is available in the U.S. at www.merakmailserver.com
<http://www.merakmailserver.com/>> or via www.icewarp.com
<http://www.icewarp.com/>> for customers located outside North America.
The new Linux Merak E-mail Server Suite was created specifically for the
Linux community using its highly-regarded and industry proven Merak for
Microsoft Windows. Merak has already been certified for use with Redhat
Enterprise Linux, and tested on Redhat Fedora Core and Gentoo. There are
also numerous installations on Suse, Mandrake, Ubuntu and Debian.
Merak is the first email server for Linux that combines stability,
performance, scalability, and value. Packaged as an all-in-one,
out-of-the-box e-mail suite, Merak features everything a business or ISP
needs including anti-virus, anti-spam, groupware, and instant messaging.
It provides desktop, Web mail, and remote access for almost every
onsite, subscriber, and telecommuting application. E-mail and IM can
run in secured mode, using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), which is a
critical feature for protecting intellectual assets and user data.
"Merak for Linux has been in development for five years and through an
initial wave of BETA testing, Merak has already proved to be the highest
performing and most comprehensive e-mail solution for Linux users on the
market today," said Ladislav Goc, CEO of IceWarp Ltd. "Linux is
gradually evolving into a legitimate backbone for enterprise and ISP
networks. Similar to the Windows market, Linux users have been
demanding a powerful, scalable, and reliable email alternative. Merak
outperforms everything currently available and also expands the
potential for email applications, secures corporate communications,
increases productivity, scales with the business, all the while
simplifying the overall IT management and administration process."
Merak creates backups of all communication, including IM, allowing
companies keep moving at today's e-business pace. Merak also offers
administration wizards, monitoring and statistics, enhanced folder
management, and toolbar customization for instruction-free
Merak is incredibly quick and easy to install and offers integrated
migration tools to help experienced and novice Linux administrators
simplify the process. Merak also offers a unique, flexible and
affordable licensing system that can be customized to include only the
components required by customers. Licenses can be used on the Linux or
Windows operating system, enabling seamless switching between each OS.
Merak is packaged in three specialized configurations for small
businesses, medium to large enterprises, and ISPs looking to provide
email solutions to employees and customers.
Merak Professional supports an unlimited number of domains and users,
ranging from $860 for the stand-alone server and $5,700 for a complete
package which includes e-mail, IM, antivirus, antispam, FTP, web server,
500 user GroupWare, and Migration Tool. Professional is tailored to
corporations with multiple locations, enterprise business, software and
application developers, financial institutions, local and federal
governments, military, and other high volume installations. Merak
Professional is also the ideal solution for ISP deployment. Merak is
fully customizable and open to administrative and third part development
for branded and industry-specific deployment. One of Merak's greatest
advantages is its ability to be deployed in load balanced installations
consisting of multiple servers.
Merak Standard supports multiple domains up to 3,000 users and ranges
from $380 to $4,250. Standard is ideal for medium sized businesses, K12
& Higher education schools, non-profit organizations, and boutique ISPs.
Merak Lite supports up to 50 users and ranges from $210 to $975. Lite
is a single domain system and is designed for small office/home office
and small business environments.
Availability and Support
Merak sales and support partners are located in more than 20 countries.
For more information or to find a local dealer, please visit
www.icewarp.com <http://www.icewarp.com/>> . Download unrestricted trial
version at http://icewarp.com/download/.
Customers in North America can purchase Merak via IceWarp's exclusive
distributor in the U.S., Merak Mail Server, Inc. Sales and technical
support can be contacted at 703-971-9400 or via the Web at
www.merakmailserver.com <http://www.merakmailserver.com/>> .
IceWarp, Ltd. was started in 1999 with the development of Merak version
1. Merak's exceptional product stability, performance and reliability
quickly escalated its global adoption rate with ISPs and businesses.
Over the years, IceWarp has maintained a technology leadership position
by continuing to advance Merak through many industry-firsts, including:
* First mail server supporting SSL
* First mail server with Web mail
* First integrated multi-threaded antivirus
* First integrated anti-spam
* First GroupWare with API (ODBC based)
* And now, the first server with integrated FTP and Web server
IceWarp Ltd. is located at City House, 6 Karaiskakis street, CY-3040
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