Latest release of Kerio’s Messaging Server Delivers Powerful Integrated Groupware to iPad Users

Kerio Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator in IT security and messaging, today announced that Kerio Connect 7, a messaging and collaboration server, natively supports the Apple iPad. Kerio Connect now allows users to access email, calendars, and contacts on the new iPad, expanding the choice of mobile devices that help increase employee productivity. Kerio will be showcasing the integration of Kerio Connect and the Apple iPad at Interop 2010 in booth 544 at the Mandalay Convention Center in Las Vegas from April 27-29.

With Kerio Connect, iPad users can synchronize their email, contacts, and private calendar, search the global address book (GAL), manage invitations, and perform a remote wipe, all using Exchange ActiveSync. Users can also easily access shared and global calendars with the integrated CalDAV support.

“After using Kerio Connect on the iPad it’s clear that businesses that are committed to the Apple ecosystem will certainly collaborate and connect even more effectively by integrating Kerio with the iPad mobile platform,” said Michael Crites, Project Manager at Iris Professional Services, a Preferred Partner of Kerio. “The platform agnostic advantage Kerio brings to the table rewards our clients with an unparalleled choice in secure mobile communications.”

“The beauty of Kerio Connect and the new iPad is that they work together seamlessly giving users a cool work experience, and IT managers can immediately integrate iPad support because our development team has designed it to be intuitive,” said Kat Marquez, director of Product Marketing, Kerio Technologies, Inc. “We offer the greatest value to our customers and partners by making it effortless for employees to communicate more effectively with one another with the freedom to work anywhere.”

Kerio Connect includes distributed domain clustering for seamless IT management of a single domain supporting multiple branch offices. The latest release also has a newly implemented CardDAV protocol to synchronize contacts with Apple Address Book. Kerio runs on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and is available as a virtual appliance on the VMware and Parallels platforms. The solution comes with integrated anti-spam, anti-virus, automated backup, and archiving. Kerio Connect starts at USD$450 for five users, additional users starts at USD$24.

About Kerio Technologies, Inc.
Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides Internet messaging and firewall software for small to medium-sized businesses and organizations worldwide. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic and Russia. Kerio is a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium; a premier member of the Apple Developer Connection; and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Kerio has more than 4,400 business partners in 108 countries. Technology partners include McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE), eSoft, Inc., and Notify Technology Corporation (OTCBB: NTFY).