Kerio Technologies announced today the release of Kerio Connect 8.2, a messaging and collaboration server that provides email, contacts and calendar management for more than 60,000 organizations worldwide.

Customers will see changes in three key areas. Kerio Connect 8.2 adds DKIM to its multi-tiered email security arsenal, dramatically improving email deliverability of messages. Users have the ability to start instant messaging group chats, further improving collaboration within distributed work teams. Administrators can customize password policy for local directory, making it easier for organizations in regulated industries to meet compliance requirements.

Other new features include:

  • Improved CalDAV support, including faster lookup for calendar updates and support for shared calendars.
  • Delegation permission, extending rights to others to send, receive and accept emails, and calendar invitations.
  • Improved functionality for tablet use, including the option to hide the folder tree to increase screen space.

“We now offer Kerio Connect as an alternative to Microsoft Exchange with new and existing server configurations,” said James Hoff, President of Ace Internet Services Inc. “It’s great to have an email platform that is easy to manage and maintain that is cost effective for small business. It is very fast and backward compatible with a variety of server operating systems”

With deployment options for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and VMware, Kerio Connect 8.2 is ready to run in virtually any on-premises or private cloud customer environment. On-premises Kerio Connect starts at USD$465 for five users, Cloud-hosted Kerio Connect is available from Kerio partners worldwide.

About Kerio Technologies, Inc.
Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides unified collaboration, communications and security solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide that prefer a simple approach to IT. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Australia, and Russia. Kerio is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium, and a member of the Mac Developer Program. Kerio has more than 5,000 channel partners who support more than 50,000 customers in more than 108 countries. Technology partners include Sophos, zvelo, VMware, Parallels and Notify Technology Corporation.