[From Open-Xchange Inc.
TARRYTOWN, NY, December 7, 2006 Open-Xchange Inc., the leading provider of open source collaboration software, announced today that it has signed a partnership and support agreement with MySQL AB, the developer of the worlds most popular open source database. This partnership enables Open-Xchange to embed the MySQL database into its leading open source collaboration server.
Open-Xchange will add MySQL support to its Linux based collaboration solution, Open-Xchange Server. Both companies will work to ensure optimized interaction between MySQL databases and Open-Xchange groupware functionality for joint customers. Product support for MySQL will not involve any additional cost to Open-Xchange customers. As part of the MySQL integration into Open-Xchange Server products, upgrades will be designed to ensure smooth data migration from existing installations.
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