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The OX Newsroom provides you with news about Open-Xchange. You will find the latest social media posts, press releases and mentions, as well as recent blog articles below. Feel free to rummage through our updates and follow us on your preferred channel.

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Microsoft open sources Bing's AI algorithm in another huge policy shift

May 16, 2019

MICROSOFT HAS taken another trip into the world of open source - and it's a biggie. The Bing AI algorithm is now available to download, fork and tweak. If that's something you're not familiar with as a concept, Bing is...

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Email firm runs millions of mailboxes with Scality object storage

May 14, 2019

Open Xchange switches from OpenStack Swift to Scality to run 13PB of storage for millions of mailboxes across two continents for telco, mobile and TV providers

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WhatsApp-Alternative aus dem Sauerland

May 08, 2019

Nachrichten per WhatsApp verschicken – für die meisten ist das Routine. Aber wie sieht es aus bei vertraulichen Informationen wie Bankverbindung oder Geburtsdatum? Ist WhatsApp da sicher? Eine IT-Firma aus Olpe hat eine...

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PRIVACY INSIGHT: Shoot the Messenger – How email can deliver real-time private chat – Rafael Laguna, CEO, Open-Xchange

Apr 30, 2019

In March, Mark Zuckerberg published a blog post titled “A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking”, outlining Facebook’s latest goals and addressing the company’s plans to integrate Messenger, Instagram and...

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OX Dovecot Pro v2.3.6: Highlights

May 23, 2019

OX Dovecot Pro v2.3.6 was released on 7 May 2019. Two new features in this version are described below; additional features and fixes can be found in the Release Notes.

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New versions of OX App Suite, OX Documents and OX Guard available

May 15, 2019

We are happy to announce that Open-Xchange has just released new versions for three of its products: Both the messaging and collaboration platform OX App Suite and the office suite OX Documents now ship as version...

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Despite this week’s quasi-competitive shift, Slack won’t replace email - here’s why

May 09, 2019

Slack announced this week that it is adding email conversations and calendar integration functions to its app, including the option for non-Slack users to receive messages via email. Is this a game changer for the...

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Open-Xchange Inc. now certified under the EU US Privacy Shield

Apr 18, 2019

By Maxim Letski and Juliane Rychlik, Legal Team at Open-Xchange We are happy to announce that from March 26th, 2019 Open-Xchange, Inc. has been listed under the EU US Privacy Shield Framework with the US Federal Trade...

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CloudFest 2019 – A Recap

Apr 10, 2019

One of the hottest topics this year was COI - our emerging chat over email standard. Both our customers, and potential customers, were very interested in this technology. Especially how it had the potential to bring end...

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For the 5th consecutive year, OX is a “Top Player” in Radicati 2019 Market Quadrant

Mar 21, 2019

It’s been another busy year at Open-Xchange, with the team focusing on new product launches, championing our vision of open-source software, and communicating the benefits of open source to the global community. A few...

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May 24, 2019

Want to help build a better, more open future? We're looking for ambitious individuals to join the Open-Xchange team at our offices around the world. ‍‍ See our current openings here: http://bit.ly/OXJobOpenings ...

May 23, 2019

Want to know more about our latest version of OX Dovecot Pro? Head to the OX Blog to get the lowdown on its added features, as well as the newly available Dovecot Documentation: https://www.open-xchange.com/about-ox/ox-blog/...

May 22, 2019

Our Head of Policy and Innovation Vittorio Bertola will be speaking about this year’s hot topic , DNS over HTTPS, at the 2019 ISPA conference on May 22nd. Find out more information and book your tickets here: https://www.even...

May 21, 2019

As 5G approaches, the need to protect the billions of connected IoT devices within the network from malware has never been more crucial. To help operators prepare, we’ve put together a white paper explaining the best methods...

May 20, 2019

Following Whatsapp’s major security hack this week, The Telegraph takes a closer look at the future of encryption, and what this means for our love affair with closed, proprietary messaging apps. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/t...

May 17, 2019

With the global rollout of 5G underway, we've put together a white paper on the unexplored challenges this will pose for DNS infrastructures. Read all about it here: https://www.open-xchange.com/portfolio/ox-powerdns-5g/ ...

May 16, 2019

Google has launched a new open-source tool kit for android developers. ‍ Frederic Lardinois takes a closer look for TechCrunch here: http://ow.ly/qQ0X50ub3xr

May 16, 2019

Product update alert! We've released new versions of OX App Suite, OX Documents and OX Guard. Our Product Manager Benjamin Otterbach talks through the new and improved features here: http://ow.ly/T1Vk50ue94y ...

May 15, 2019

Why not protect your subscribers and their families from malware and harmful content by investing in OX Protect this year? It’s secure and easy to configure! Find out more here: http://bit.ly/OX-Protect

May 13, 2019

Ultra-low latency 5G is on its way - but what does this mean for DNS? Actually quite a lot... Service providers need to ensure DNS latency doesn't create a bottleneck in 5G networks. Find out how PowerDNS is solving this...

May 13, 2019

Slack’s plan to allow users to send messages to their colleagues’ email inboxes shows that the company isn’t the “ruthless email killer” it was once made out to be. Our CEO Rafael Laguna explains why email still reigns...

May 10, 2019

As an open source company, people often ask us: "If your software is so great, and you give it away for free, how do you survive?"

May 09, 2019

Looking for a job in open source?

May 09, 2019

We're excited to say our COI (Chat over IMAP) TV report is now available to you in the WDR Lokalzeit Südwestfalen Mediathek! Have fun watching! https://www1.wdr.de/mediathek/video/sendungen/lokalzeit-suedwestfalen/video-wha...

May 08, 2019

Following the news that more enterprises than ever are using open source software components, Taylor Armerding explains the essentials to consider when incorporating opensource into your business. Full article via Forbes: htt...

May 08, 2019

Our Bert Hubert, was recently interviewed by BNR Nieuwsradio. Bert spoke about the importance of DNS for service providers, and voiced concerns over DNS-traffic moving to just a handful of US providers. Bert also discussed...

May 07, 2019

In a bid to offer more control over personal data, Google has introduced a new tool to allow users to automatically delete their search and location data after 3 months. Read more about what this tool means for...

May 06, 2019

Are you worried that DNS is a bottleneck in your high-performance 5G network? ‍ Check out how OX PowerDNS will support your 5G software and architecture needs: https://www.open-xchange.com/portfolio/ox-powerdns-5g/ ...

May 03, 2019

Check out WIRED updated "Guide to Open Source Software" and learn why making better software is what open source is all about. https://www.wired.com/story/wired-guide-open-source-software/

May 02, 2019

What is network-based security? Read OX Chief Security Architect Neil Cook's piece for Gigabit Magazine to find out how network-based security works and, most importantly, why it matters. https://www.gigabitmagazine.com/tele...

May 02, 2019

Our CEO Rafael Laguna pens his thoughts for ID Bulletin on why email holds the key to an interoperable, privacy-focused chat system http://ow.ly/VZAr50tjE6n

May 01, 2019

Slack has announced that it is adding the option for non-Slack users to receive messages via email. Will this really offer the full interoperability that users want? https://tcrn.ch/2UW8Cgr

Apr 30, 2019

We're pleased to announce that we've been certified under the EU US Privacy Shield, continuing our work championing data privacy and security. Find out more about our Privacy Shield certification on our blog: https://www.ope...

Apr 30, 2019

Never stop innovating - Read our CEO Rafael Lagunas' interview with WAZ Essen: The German government announced the establishment of SprinD, an agency for innovations. As a member of the founding committee he gives a brief...

Apr 30, 2019

Open Source Business Alliance calls for action to resolve the messenger dilemma. With our very own Chat Over IMAP (COI) protocol, we will overcome the current messaging silos and allow everyone to compete on the same terms. ...

Apr 29, 2019

From swamps to lakes, read more from Max Smolaks about how open-source is helping to clean up data via The Register, Sci-Tech News website for the World https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/04/24/databricks_open_source_project...

Apr 26, 2019

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Apr 26, 2019

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Apr 26, 2019

We're hiring! Visit our website to check out our job openings around the world: https://www.open-xchange.com/about-ox/career/jobs/

Apr 26, 2019

We're hiring! Visit our website to check out our job openings around the world https://www.open-xchange.com/about-ox/career/jobs/

Apr 25, 2019

"Network-based security has the potential to reinvent the game for ISPs and telcos" OX Chief Security Architect Neil Cook explains how and why for Gigabit. https://www.gigabitmagazine.com/telecoms/open-xchange-network-based-s...

Apr 24, 2019

Great piece by Andy Greenberg for WIRED on "Sea Turtle" and the DNS hijacking campaign that's targeted dozens of governments https://www.wired.com/story/sea-turtle-dns-hijacking/

Apr 23, 2019

We’re currently developing Chat over IMAP (COI) - a free, secure, and universal chat protocol utilising existing email infrastructure. If you’d like learn more, head to www.coi-dev.org, where you can also develop your very...

Apr 19, 2019

We had a fantastic time at @cloudfest 2019, discussing everything from #DNS and #BigTech regulation to COI - the new open standard for chat and one of the hottest topics in tech! Read all about it in @robert_virkus's post...

Apr 18, 2019

In case you missed it, here's our CEO @rafbuff talking to @HostingJournal at this year's @cloudfest. Give it a watch to find out more about Open-Xchange and what we do #hosting #opensource https://hostingjournalist.com/cloud...

Apr 17, 2019

Google Cloud recently announced a series of strategic partnerships with major open source-centric companies including Confluent, DataStax and Elastic . Read @linked_do’s explanation of what this means for #opensource via...

Apr 17, 2019

Continuing their mission to empower entrepreneurs, @GoDaddy has launched a Professional Email product for small business owners in India, using OX App Suite. Find out more about all its functions and features here https://w...

Apr 16, 2019

Following the news that 70% of the top 10 #IoT devices are vulnerable to #hacks and security #breaches, Daniel Schwartz explains the case for implementing network-based #security in the home Full article via @Forbes. https:/...

Apr 12, 2019

More evidence that our smart devices aren't always that smart... @Warwick_Ashford's article for @ComputerWeekly explains the recent findings that an increasing number of #IoT #security threats rely on relatively basic...

Apr 11, 2019

Watch our CEO @rafbuff's interview with @HostingJournal at this year's @cloudfest - a handy explanation of what we do and how the #hosting market is changing! https://hostingjournalist.com/cloudfest-2019/hostingjournalist-co...

Apr 11, 2019

Auch wir unterstützen zusammen mit Sascha Lobo und vielen Vertretern der Digitalwirtschaft die Petition „Public Money, Public Code”. Setz auch du ein Zeichen mit deiner Unterschrift auf https://publiccode.eu/de/! ...

Apr 10, 2019

Excellent to hear that @chef will be going 100% #opensource ‍! @mjasay's piece for @TechRepublic explains why this is a smart move. https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-chefs-100-open-source-move-is-smart-business/ ...

Apr 10, 2019

Grab your popcorn OX on TV - switch on WDR Lokalzeit Südwestfalen tomorrow at 7:30 PM!

Apr 10, 2019

Behörden, staatliche Forschungseinrichtungen, Kommunen – sie alle lassen Software aus Steuermitteln erstellen. Was die Allgemeinheit finanziert, sollte ihr auch gehören und unter eine Open-Source-Lizenz gestellt werden. ...

Apr 10, 2019

Beyond calls for governments to implement tighter content regulation, what can Facebook do to prove it's willing to make meaningful societal changes? Great analysis from @TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/30/mark-zuc...

Apr 05, 2019

Open-Xchange added a cover video.

Apr 05, 2019

This month, the @NCA_UK released a series of videos to help teach children how to keep themselves safe online We built #OXProtect to give parents more control over the content their children are able to access Find out more...

Apr 04, 2019

Walled gardens and proprietary platforms stifle technological innovation... but it's not just the Internet that's affected. Here's an interesting read on the privatisation of seeds and the researchers who are bringing...

Apr 04, 2019

We had an awesome time at CloudFest and looking forward to exhibiting again next year! Thanks to our customers and partners for great talks and meetings and to everyone who passed by our booth.

Apr 03, 2019

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