Apple is leveraging the power of open source development in a new effort to directly target Microsoft Exchange Server. A new standards based, open source Calendar Server will debut this year with Leopard Server; the source itself is already available at MacOSForge.org,” Daniel Eran writes for RoughlyDrafted.

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“Apple’s new Calendar Server is part of a new push into workgroup servers,” Eran writes. “Rather than trying to copy Microsoft’s tools, Apple is building its own
vision of collaborative workgroup services. Why Apple is offering a calendar server might come as a surprise.”

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