With Google+ just launching, moving contact information into it from Facebook is all the rage. After Facebook blocked one approach, Open-Xchange plans another.
A new Social OX feature helps people collect their contacts' e-mail addresses for easy import into Google+, the latest salvo in a war over data ownership.
Open-Xchange faces an uphill battle as it tries to persuade enterprises to dump Exchange for a small, open-source provider of email.
Open-Xchange plans to expand from Europe to the United States--and move many operations too. Also, more components are becoming open-source software.
Open-Xchange is making it easy to migrate from IBM's Lotus/Domino. Salvation is in sight.
Open-Xchange is releasing an easy to use, SMB-focused version of its e-mail/collaboration software. What's particularly interesting is that it's built on Ubuntu, despite the founders' history with Suse.
The Microsoft Exchange challenger prepares to further invest in its open source e-mail and collaboration software with an infusion of capital from investors.
The dominant social network isn't making it easy for people to extract data for use in Google+. A new tool that only fetches friends' names is apparently even too much.
The enterprise could be so much more efficient if we just opened our address books, and the connections we have with those within them, to aggregation and analysis services.