You can now download free, ready to run native installers for OS X and Linux, an Ubuntu-based virtual machine and Azure and Amazon EC2 cloud images.
You can also now launch a free cloud demo server with the BitNami Cloud Launchpad by clicking the launch button below.
Jan Scheneider, core developer and a founding member of Horde LLC was kind enough to answer some questions for those of you who may not be familiar with the project.
1. What is the goal of the Horde Groupware Webmail application?
We aim to provide the most flexible web based Groupware available. The strong points and the focus of Horde Groupware are: flexible integration with existing infrastructure, extensive configuration and customization options, strong support for standards.
|Horde Groupware Webmail Edition dashboard|
2.- What are the main features of Horde Groupware Webmail?
Some of the features of Horde Groupware include:
Dynamic, basic and mobile interfaces
Public and shared resources (calendars, address books, tasklists and notepads)
Translated into 41 languages including right-to-left scripts and full unicode support
Global tagging sytem
Customizable portal screen including applets for weather, quotes, etc.
Import and export of groupware data from other applications
Synchronization with PDAs, mobile phones, groupware clients
Strong integration, e.g. address book lookups in meeting planning, task due dates in calendar
IMAP and POP3 webmail client
HTML message composition with WYSIWIG editor
You can check the main Horde Groupware Webmail features at http://www.horde.org/apps/webmail and http://www.horde.org/apps/groupware
3. Which projects or organizations are using Horde Groupware Webmail currently?
Horde is especially strong in academic and hoster environments. You can find important companies and organizations at the Horde's deployments page like SAPO Mail (Portuguese ISP), Versatel.nl, University of Michigan, Columbia University and more.
4. What are the benefits for Horde Groupware Webmail to be available as BitNami stack installers, virtual machine and Azure & Amazon cloud images?
BitNami stacks make it easier for new users to get started with Horde Groupware Webmail. It also simplifies to test new versions or run the application in the cloud easily.
We are glad Horde Groupware Webmail is now part of BitNami. Would you like your favorite app to be part of BitNami? Make sure to suggest and vote for it in our contest!