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Phil Zimmermann to Open Open-Xchange Summit 2013 With a Keynote on Digital Privacy

Open-Xchange today announced that Phil Zimmermann, the creator of  Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) email encryption software will kick-off OX Summit 2013 on September 26 in Hamburg with his keynote “The NSA Revelations: Implications to Democratic Institutions and Personal Liberties”. Phil Zimmermann launched a new venture last year – Silent Circle – which enables encrypted phone, email, text and VoIP from a single platform. On August 9, 2013, Silent Circle announced that the Silent Mail service would be shut down, because the company felt it was not possible to sufficiently secure email data. Once the target of a Federal investigation himself, due to his controversial encryption technology, Phil will be describing the effects of PRISM and related programs on digital privacy in the current era in...

Open-Xchange Raises $20M in Funding; Announces Two New Additions to Supervisory Board

Open-Xchange today announced that  it has secured $20M in Series C funding to help advance its cloud-based collaboration and office productivity suite. Open-Xchange has raised EUR 27m ($35m) to date, including the new investment. The new funding, led by United Internet Ventures, former Deutsche Bank COO Hermann-Josef Lamberti, and existing shareholders, will help extend the 50 percent year-over-year revenue and subscriber growth streak OX has had for the last 3 years. The news comes a few weeks after  Open-Xchange  today announced partnership with home.pl, a  Poland based web hosting provider. In an Interview with DailyHostNews earlier this week, Rafael Laguna, CEO, Open-Xchange said “Open-Xchange recently acquired  core developers from the Hamburg-based OpenOffice team as a  signifi...

i2Coalition to Host Education Day on Capitol Hill

The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) is about to host a program with leaders of the Internet infrastructure industry and members of Congress to discuss policy goals for the 113thCongress and educate attendees about the benefits of a free and open Internet. In the recent past, i2Coalition has  expressed concern over legislation including the Protect IP Act and the Stop Online Piracy Act – both shelved following an outcry of opposition. Earlier this month, Board Chair Christian Dawson emphasized that his group could work with lawmakers to develop internet-related legislation. “The development of strong cybersecurity structure needs to be truly voluntary and one that fosters a multi-stakehoder process. It is that process that brings together active participants in all aspects o...

Open-Xchange Projects 80 Million Users

DAILYHOSTNEWS, December 14, 2011 – Open-Xchange, the supplier of business-class email and collaboration software for cloud providers, announced yesterday it expects to again double its number of users — reaching 80 million paid mailboxes by the end of 2012, making it among the world’s largest providers. The company is a pioneer in enabling service providers to offer a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to their customers – from consumers to businesses of all sizes – and is now entering its fifth year since the introduction with 1&1 in Europe and the U.S. Open-Xchange gives service providers of all kinds and sizes the ability to compete with global and local cloud mail offerings. In 2011, Open-Xchange announced agreements with 15 partners in North America, Europe and Asia growing to ...

Open-Xchange Signs Agreement with Openprovider

DAILYHOSTNEWS, December 7, 2011 – Open-Xchange, the supplier of business-class email and collaboration software for cloud providers, has announced an agreement with Openprovider to be the exclusive distributor of Open-Xchange in The Netherlands. Openprovider will make hosted Open-Xchange available to resellers, ISPs (Internet Service Providers) and small web hosting companies. Openproviders partners now are able to provide collaboration and mobility services to consumers and small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). In the SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) model, customers subscribe to the application instead of purchasing them, typically on a monthly basis. In this pay-as-you go approach, SMEs are afforded an easy-to-use, low-cost service. “Communication and collaboration are leading the way ...

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