Atmail Version 6.1.8 Released With New CardDAV and Theme Support

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Atmail has released the latest version of Atmail 6, the core of its Email Server, Atmail Server Appliance and Webmail product lines.

Atmail, a leading developer of software applications for email messaging and collaboration software, has released version 6.1.8 of their email server software. Version 6.1.8 features two major enhancements for Atmail. CardDAV client support, allowing Atmail to view users address-books within the unified Webmail interface and Webmail theme support in CSS. With this release of CardDAV support, Atmail’s address book can now connect to a CardDAV server via open-standards as the source for all contact information, which is a major bonus for those wanting portable contact information, anywhere, anytime.

“Atmail is one of the first Webmail clients to fully support CardDAV. With a growing number of desktop-clients and mobiles such as the iPhone and Android slated to support CardDAV. Say goodbye to proprietary formats for contact data”, said Ben Duncan Atmail CEO “We are preparing to provide the complete open-protocol messaging solution. The Webmail theme support in CSS demonstrates how easy Atmail front end interface is to customize to provide users multiple Webmail themes”, he added.

New Features in Atmail 6.1.8:

  •     Atmail CardDAV Client supports the open-protocol CardDAV for address book data. Connect to a CardDAV account and list, view, edit, modify contacts directly from the server. Embrace open-protocols for your contact data.
  •     Grouping Interface Creating address book groups is now easier than ever in the Atmail 6.1.8. Address Book, groups function like folders, complete with drag-and-drop support.
  •     Photo Thumbnails Quickly add a contact's photo to their address book entry.
  •     Vcard support for businesses and individuals relying on the rapid transfer of contact

information. Vcard support helps by allowing the direct import (and export) of a contact's
information, avoiding tedious data entry.

  •     Drag 'n Drop Intuitive "Drag 'n Drop" functionality enables the easy management of

groups of contacts

  •     Shared Contacts Contacts can be shared among users' address books.
  •     Theme support for the webmail user interface - New Granite theme available to those

who prefer the corporate color palette.

  •     Installer support for Ubuntu 10.X - Server edition and Webmail client.
  •     New Windows Websync utility for Outlook - Improved performance, stability issues

fixed and improved UTF-8 support.

  •     MD5 and CRYPT-MD5 support now available in the server edition - Choose the default password encryption type for users via the Webadmin and migrate from legacy platforms easier.

Using Address-book Groupware:

Use Atmail to setup a shared address-book for important company and client contacts. Allow users to access the Global Address List to easily send messages to users within the organization. Boost productivity by sharing contacts and information

  •     Global Address Book entries representing every account on your Atmail system. The GAL (Global Address List) allows anyone in your organization to connect with other users and view contact information and details
  •     Personal Address-book allows users to separate personal contacts from Global and Shared contacts. These contacts can only be viewed by the individual user account.
  •     Shared Address-book adds functionality to share contacts with other users (or groups of users). Shared contacts can be assigned read/write permissions which enables the users with whom the contacts are shared to modify the contact entries directly. Optionally, read-only access can be granted to allow the entry to be viewed by selected users, but can only be modified by the original owner.

About Atmail:
Atmail develops email messaging and collaboration solutions. Products include, Atmail Cloud Services, Atmail Webmail, Atmail Email Server, Atmail Email Server Appliance, Atmail ArchiveVault and Atmail ArchiveVault Appliance. The company has more than 4,000 customers worldwide, including many international companies, universities, service providers and government agencies. Atmail now has more than 15 million users.

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