help me

Martin Hepworth maxsec at
Fri Oct 15 11:28:18 IST 2010


so keep MS infront of the scary M$-Exchange stuff so keep all the bad stuff
off the email servers. be interesting to see how much spam/cost a commercial
version does. (hey if the want commercials there's always FSL;-)

Martin Hepworth
Oxford, UK

On 15 October 2010 09:14, Nigel Kendrick <support-lists at>wrote:

> Sadly I may be going off list too. Not that I want to, but our company was
> bought out and the new owners find Linux 'scary stuff' and so they have
> decided to take our 3 main Linux mail platforms and move them to their
> comfort zone (MS Exchange) - I estimate that's £16K in client licences for
> Exchange alone! Don't ask - I have briefed them, drawn up a cost benefit
> analysis and encouraged them to do a SWOT analysis on our whole, extensive,
> Linux infrastructure but they cannot get the Board out of the 'Microsoft or
> bust' mentality.
> It's a great shame as MailScanner is a great app and the List is full of
> great, helpful people. The only saving grace is that I am moving to a
> hi-tech electronics/comms company as IT Manager and they are already heavily
> into Linux for in-house apps and as the core of one of their products and
> one of my first tasks is evaluate their creaking IT infrastructure so their
> Exchange server is up for a fitness review!
> Two weeks to go as I watch the empire around me crumble!
> Keep up the good work and I'll see you all somewhere else.
> Nigel Kendrick
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