Collax, Inc. Establishes New Worldwide Headquarters

Jun 20, 2006, 01:00 ET from Collax, Inc.

    BEDFORD, Mass., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Collax, Inc., the leading
 European vendor of affordable, turn-key, Linux-based server solutions for
 small and medium sized businesses, today announced the opening of its first
 U.S. office at 19 Crosby Drive in Bedford, MA.
     With the opening of this office, Collax officially moves its
 international headquarters from Munich, Germany to the Boston area in
 preparation for the company's upcoming U.S. launch.
     Collax was founded in early 2005 by CEO Olaf Jacobi, CFO William Hite
 and CTO Boris Nalbach and since has received series A funding from Intel
 Capital, Atlas Venture Partners and Wellington Partners. Its Linux-based
 server solutions contain a suite of applications for security, networking
 and communication. Each server can be used with any Windows, Mac or Linux
 client devices with no knowledge of Linux required.
     "Collax offers easy-to-use, multi-function solutions designed with SMBs
 and departments of larger enterprises in mind -- they can handle high-level
 security services, complex routing and networking, and generic server tasks
 all taking advantage of best-of-breed open source software," said Jacobi.
 "From our base near Boston we'll be providing new business opportunities
 for thousands of resellers nationwide."
     Collax Product Portfolio
     Collax develops and markets server solutions for security, networking,
 and communication, integrated with an easy-to-use GUI for installation,
 updates and maintenance. All Collax server solutions can be easily
 integrated into any existing network infrastructure. The current offering
     Collax Business Server is a Linux-based server solution, which offers
 security, networking and communication functions and requires no Linux
 know-how. It is available as a free software license for up to five
 non-commercial users, and can scale for use in small to medium-sized
 businesses and distributed branch offices of large enterprises.
     Collax Open-Xchange Server is a collaboration suite, which offers tools
 to facilitate communication for personal information management as well as
 efficient team collaboration -- whether project management, customer care
 or internal workflows. Available either as a software subscription or
 pre-configured hardware appliance including software, the server is easily
 integrated into any existing network infrastructure.
     Collax Appliances are pre-installed, turn-key solutions that combine
 software and hardware to provide ease of use with no Linux knowledge
 required. Depending on a company's size and intended level of use, a Collax
 appliance will be configured for maximum benefit.
     Collax sells its line of Linux-based server solutions through
 distributors and resellers worldwide. For more information about becoming a
 certified Collax solution provider, contact
     About Collax, Inc. - Simply Linux
     With more than 6,000 customers worldwide, Collax delivers turn-key,
 Linux-based server solutions to run a business. The solutions contain a
 suite of best-of-breed open source applications for security, networking
 and communication. Also available pre-loaded on hardware, the server
 software can be used with any Windows, Mac or Linux client devices and
 requires no customer administration. SMBs or departments of larger
 enterprises realize Linux functionality, scalability, security and rapid
 innovation without learning a new operating system.
     Collax is based in Bedford, MA and Munich, Germany and its investors
 include Atlas Venture Partners, Intel Capital and Wellington Partners. For
 more information, visit

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