Zarafa Selects Open Source Leaders LinuxIT
Open Source Partnership Enriches Zarafa’s Offerings and Expands Sales Channel for Collaboration Platform
Zarafa the leading European provider of Open Source groupware and collaboration software, today announced that LinuxIT, the UK’s Blended System Integrator has joined the Zarafa Partner Program.
Under the partnership, LinuxIT will become Zarafa's Certified Partner in the UK for its Collaboration Platform. LinuxIT has three certified Zarafa engineers setting up the first pilots for potential customers.
Brian Joseph, CEO, Zarafa says: "This important partnership with, Linux IT, one of the largest European Red Hat partners, enables Zarafa to further expand in the UK. Organisations will benefit from Linux IT’s and Zarafa’s mutual knowledge exchange on open source collaboration technology."
"We see Zarafa as a key strategic partner and are delighted to be Zarafa's UK Certified Partner. Zarafa's technology is just what the UK market needs. It will provide us with an excellent platform to bring the knowledge and our highly skilled professionals we have developed over the past 12 years to further increase our Open Source solutions to benefit existing and new customers looking for a low cost, flexible groupware alternative," said Peter Dawes-Huish, CEO and Chairman, LinuxIT.
The Open Source nature of the platform creates the possibility of extensive co-operation and easy integration with other software application and appliances. This flexible and open approach will enable both organisations to respond quickly to new market trends and developments.