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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...

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