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Open-Xchange Joins with NameCheap to Offer Free Webmail

Adds more than 1 million domains to Open-Xchange e-mail and collaboration software

Open-Xchange has announced a deal with NameCheap, a provider of 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 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."

Additional information on the Open-Xchange Hosting Edition, as well as screenshots can be found here.

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.