An Alternative Email Solution to Microsoft Exchange and Google Apps, Kerio Connect 7.3 Provides Flexibility to the Midsize Organizations

Kerio Technologies, Inc. today announced Kerio Connect 7.3, the latest release of its messaging and collaboration server that provides email, contacts and calendar management to more than 50,000 organizations worldwide. With deployment options for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, VMware and Parallels, Kerio Connect is ready to run in virtually any in-house or private cloud customer environment.

“Kerio Connect 7.3 is designed for the messaging needs and IT budgets of organizations with 50-500 employees,” said Scott Schreiman, CEO Kerio Technologies. “We’ve built Kerio Connect as a superior alternative to Microsoft Exchange and Google Mail for these types of organizations.”

Kerio Connect 7.3 is an alternative that gives organizations everything they need for secure business communication. Not only does the product give employees the freedom to access their email via any smartphone or email program they want, but it allows businesses to choose where they are most comfortable storing their email.

New features of Kerio Connect 7.3 include:

Ready for iOS 5
Simplifies and speeds up the setup of iOS devices with a new Configuration Profile for easy set-up of Mail, Contacts and Calendars. Those using iOS 5 with the new iPhone 4S or iPad will take advantage of new calendaring, task synchronization and encryption features.

Kerio Outlook Connector for 64-bit Microsoft Outlook
Users who prefer Microsoft Outlook as their default email and calendar client can confidently use 64-bit versions of both Outlook and Microsoft Office with the new Kerio Outlook Connector.

Encrypted email simplified
Kerio Connect has greatly simplified the process of sending encrypted email from desktop email clients or smartphones. Users no longer need to exchange public encryption keys to send an encrypted or digitally signed email.

“Kerio has introduced significant new performance and set-up enhancements in Connect 7.3 that should appeal to both Mac and Windows shops,” said Kevin Klein, founder and CEO, 318 Inc., a Santa Monica, California-based technology solutions company and a Kerio Preferred Partner. “318 works with both Exchange and Gmail and finds Kerio Connect to be a breeze to maintain. It has significantly lower licensing costs than Exchange and better deployment options than Google.”

Kerio Connect 7.3 comes with built-in anti-spam, backup, and archiving and available integrated ant-virus. Kerio Connect starts at USD$450 for five users, additional users start at USD$24.

About Kerio Technologies, Inc.
Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides unified communications, collaboration and security solutions 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, 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 108 countries. Technology partners include Sophos, zvelo, VMware, Parallels and Notify Technology Corporation