|Headquarters||Dallas, Texas, USA|
Bynari is a company based in Dallas, developing server and email software mainly known for its Insight Family containing a cheap email server being able to use similar to an Microsoft Exchange server with Outlook.
Development of the products is a joint effort with various OEM partners.
Bynari’s products consist of:
- Insight Server is an email server that supports Linux and SCO’s Open Server operating systems.
- Insight Connector provides Outlook sharing for IMAP servers like Cyrus IMAP server, Courier Mail Server, Kolab and Insight Server.
- Insight Addressbook allows Outlook contacts sharing with LDAP servers.
- Insight Client is the web mail client, provides web browser access and shares calendars, contacts, folders and tasks with desktop clients.
Insight Server, formerly known as TradeXCH, is mostly a suite of many open source applications using components of Cyrus IMAP, Exim, Postfix, Berkeley DB, OpenLDAP, Apache, and ProFTP. Bynari has developed a web interface for administrating the different applications.
It was the first commercial web server based on the open source software Kolab version 1. A version based on Kolab 2 was canceled, because of Kolab's change of storing the data. It also uses Spamassassin, Clamav, and AMaViS for security. It conforms to open standards: syncML, GroupDAV, Caldav, and Webdav. The middleware products are developed by Bynari and provide groupware sharing with calendars, contacts, and tasks.
The Insight Connector is a server which works like a Microsoft Exchange server, but using IMAP and a Microsoft Outlook plugin. The server also supports MAPI Message Store Provider and thus being able to edit and change the groupware-Data "live and online" using any IMAP server. The server is also used by IBM serving over 4.600 companies.
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- www.bynari.net - Insight Server...more than a Linux E mail Server
- www.bynari.net - Insight Connector for calendar sharing
- www.bynari.net - Insight AddressBook: address book software
- www.bynari.net - Insight WebClient: web mail client
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