Zarafa Brings New Community Hub and Certifications Program to the EMEA Red Hat Partner Summit

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  • (1888PressRelease) June 07, 2011 - Zarafa, the leading European provider of open source groupware and collaboration software, has launched the Zarafa Community Hub, accessible through new community site enables partners and Zarafa Community members to manage their contributions such as extensions and plugins.

    Rémon van Gijn, Release & Community Manager of Zarafa, says: "To boost user driven innovation, our new Community Hub facilitates the creation of social communities around integrations with the Zarafa Collaboration Platform (ZCP). With this dedicated outlet for all community people involved, we aim at optimizing interaction and sharing knowledge".

    To give the Zarafa ecosystem another impulse, the open source groupware vendor has introduced a new certifications program for integrations, Once registered in the Zarafa project directory and meeting criteria, projects can apply to become Zarafa Ready or Zarafa Certified, or even get official (end customer) support by Zarafa.

    Co-sponsoring the EMEA Red Hat & JBoss Partner Summit (June 5-8 2011, Dublin) for the fourth year in a row, Zarafa emphasizes its important role in the ecosystem. Zarafa's community adoption started with Zarafa's inclusion in Red Hat's community distribution Fedora. In the last 10 months Zarafa has been adopted by nearly all other leading Linux distributions like Canonical's Ubuntu, openSUSE and altLinux. Furthermore, Zarafa's mobility software has been shipped in Debian.

    About Zarafa
    Zarafa is the leading European provider of open source groupware and collaboration software. The company is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands. Zarafa's offices in Stuttgart, Hannover and Belo Horizonte (Brazil) provide local sales and support to more than 150 partners and thousands of customers worldwide. Our core product is the Zarafa Collaboration Platform (ZCP), the European open and compatible groupware platform that can be used as a drop-in Microsoft Exchange replacement for email, calendaring, collaboration and tasks. Zarafa is acclaimed for its unrivalled expertise in calendar and mobile compatibility. More information is at Follow Zarafa on Twitter:

    Press Contact:
    Mirjam Scholtes, Communication & PR Manager
    Tel: +31 (0)15 2517710, M: +31 (0)6 55114984
    Email: m.scholtes ( @ ) zarafa dot com

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