April 4, 2006

Collax to Demo Linux-Based Server At LinuxWorld

Sharon Smith writes "European Leader in Turn-Key Servers for SMBs Appearing at Emu Software Booth 1134

BOSTON, April 3, 2006 - Collax, Inc., a leading European vendor of affordable, turn-key, Linux-based servers for small and medium sized businesses, today announced it will preview its products for the first time in North America at the Emu Software, Inc. booth, #1134, at this year's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in Boston. Expo attendees will be able to talk with representatives from Collax, as well as view a demonstration of the Collax Business Server, which will be launched this summer in the U.S. and Canada.

Collax Business Server offers small and medium businesses communication, networking and security functionality with no Linux knowledge required. Collax will be relocating its headquarters from Munich, Germany to Boston in early summer.

"Collax offers easy-to-use, multi-function servers that can handle complex routing and networking, generic server tasks and high-level security services; all taking advantage of best of breed open source software," said Olaf Jacobi, CEO of Collax. "We thank Emu Software for allowing us the opportunity to participate with them."

"Collax is in a unique position to bring Linux functionality to small and medium businesses, in essence breaking the barrier to this market," said Jim McHugh, CEO of Emu Software, Inc., www.emusoftware.com. "We are pleased to be exhibiting side-by-side with another strong open source company."

About LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
The LinuxWorld Conference & Expo is taking place April 3-6, 2006 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

LinuxWorld Conference & Expo is the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and open source solutions. As the world's most comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services, LinuxWorld provides business decision-makers with information and resources to implement Linux and open source solutions into business infrastructure and enterprise networks. For more information, visit www.linuxworldexpo.com.

Collax Product Portfolio
Collax develops and markets solutions for communication, networking and security, integrated with an easy-to-use GUI for installation, updates and maintenance. The current offering includes:

Collax Business Server is a Linux-based server solution, which offers communication, networking and security functions and requires no Linux know-how. It is available as a free software license for up to five non-commercial users, and can scale for use in small to medium size businesses and distributed branch offices of large enterprises.

Collax Open-Xchange Server is a collaboration suite, which offers tools to facilitate communication for personal information management as well as efficient team collaboration - whether project management, customer care or internal workflows. Available either as a software subscription or pre-configured hardware appliance including software, the server is easily integrated into any existing network infrastructure.

Collax Appliances are pre-installed, turn-key solutions that combine software and hardware to provide ease of use with no Linux knowledge required. Depending on a company's size and intended level of use, a Collax appliance will be configured for maximum benefit.

Collax sells its line of Linux-based servers through distributors and resellers worldwide. For more information about becoming a certified Collax solution provider, contact info@collax.com.

About Collax, Inc. - Simply Linux

With more than 6000 customers worldwide, Collax delivers turn-key, Linux-based servers to run a business. The servers contain a suite of best of breed open source applications for administration, communication and security. Also available pre-loaded on hardware, the server software can be used with any Windows, Mac or Linux client devices and requires no customer administration. SMBs or departments of larger enterprises realize Linux functionality, scalability, security and rapid innovation without learning a new operating system. Collax will relocate its headquarters from Munich, Germany to Boston, MA in early summer 2006. For more information, visit www.collax.com.


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