April 13, 2009 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Open-Xchange
, the leading provider of business-class open source collaboration software, announced recently a deal with NameCheap
, a leader in domain name registration and web hosting, to bring free webmail to NameCheap’s customers, which include more than 1 million domains.
Open-Xchange software integrates e-mail, calendaring, contacts and task management with advanced groupware features such as information management and document sharing. Productivity is enhanced through unique teamwork features, like team view, single-password document sharing, and shared calendars, contacts, tasks and documents.
"NameCheap customers will enjoy the modern webmail appearance and function," said Frank Hoberg, founder and executive vice president of sales, Open-Xchange. "Working together with NameCheap, we are providing their customers with business-class, user-friendly webmail."
"We are delivering extra value to our NameCheap users by adding Open-Xchange´s world-class webmail to our existing services at no additional cost," said Richard Kirkendall, CEO, NameCheap. "In addition, our customers have the option to upgrade to paid additional function, higher-value collaboration features, such as support for mobile devices and document sharing."
NameCheap is an ICANN accredited domain registrar that started in 2000 by CEO Richard Kirkendall in Los Angeles. Over 400,000 clients and millions of domain names have been registered through the website, making it one of the top five domain registries in the world. Every NameCheap customer receives free WhoisGuard protection to keep their identity safe as well as a free Comodo SSL with every domain purchase.
Open-Xchange is the innovator of scalable and integrated open source e-mail and collaboration solutions for enterprises, academic institutions, and government authorities. The company provides on-premise versions called Open-Xchange Server Edition and Open-Xchange Appliance Edition, along with Open-Xchange Hosting Edition, which enables web hosting companies to provide an easy-to-use and feature-rich application delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS). The Open-Xchange Hosting Edition is architected to integrate into a hosting provider’s existing infrastructure, such as authentication, provisioning, billing, and e-mail storage and does not require that these systems be replaced.
Open-Xchange AG is a privately-held company headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany with offices in Olpe, Germany and Tarrytown, N.Y.