Hostway Upgrades Webmail, Collaboration Options for SMBs

Hostway's addition of the new Open-Xchange packages is improving the infrastructure and hosting options available to Hostway's small and midsize business customers as well as channel partners and resellers.

Channel Partners

October 8, 2015

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Hostway Upgrades Webmail, Collaboration Options for SMBs

PRESS RELEASE – CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cloud hosting provider Hostway Services, Inc. today announced the launch of new webmail and collaboration options: OX Mail and OX Collaborate. Powered by the popular OX App Suite software stack from Open-Xchange, OX Mail is a business-class email solution, and OX Collaborate is a fully functional collaboration solution. Hostway’s addition of the new Open-Xchange packages represents a significant upgrade that improves the infrastructure and hosting options available to Hostway’s small and mid-sized business customers as well as channel partners and resellers.

OX Mail, which integrates with popular services like Gmail and Hotmail, is now included with all Hostway web hosting packages for new customers. Hostway’s current webmail customers have been migrated to the upgraded package so they can take advantage of OX Mail’s superior email, contact and appointment management functions.  For customers with more robust needs, OX Collaborate is available to expand the capabilities of OX Mail. OX Collaborate enables teams to operate seamlessly with shared contacts, calendars and files. It also empowers users with the ability to store, view and stream media in the cloud.

Using HTML5 and advanced JavaScript integration, OX Mail and OX Collaborate deliver a consistent user and data experience across all platforms, including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones. This enables Hostway’s business customers to function efficiently in an increasingly mobile-first environment. Hostway customers can also purchase OX Mail and OX Collaborate on a stand-alone basis without choosing a web hosting package.

“We designed the OX App Suite as an open platform solution set to give users the tools they need to operate in the cloud from virtually any device,” said Rafael Laguna, CEO of Open-Xchange. “With this launch, Hostway is providing its customers with a better way to manage core business communication and collaboration functions. These new tools will strengthen Hostway’s relationship with its growing customer base and give the company a competitive edge in the web hosting and enterprise email space.”

“Hostway is committed to continuously improving the solutions we offer to direct customers as well as our channel partners and resellers,” said John Enright, GM of Web & Applications for Hostway. “The rollout of OX Mail and OX Collaborate is a major upgrade that will enable users to more effectively manage email and collaboration. Open-Xchange offers a robust feature set as well as an exceptional customer experience, so we’re excited to work with them to improve our solution portfolio.”

To learn more about the new solutions available from Hostway via the OX App Suite, please visit

About Hostway Services, Inc.

Hostway Services, Inc. is a leader in Cloud, Managed, Web and Hybrid Hosting. Hostway delivers reliable, secure, and scalable Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions to over 500,000 customers worldwide. Hostway has emerged as one of the largest cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers in the world due to the company’s expertise in developing secure, multi-tenant hosting environments and is committed to providing SMB’s and large enterprises with cost effective business solutions. Hostway’s core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Web Hosting, and Email and Applications.

About Open-Xchange

Open-Xchange develops real-time communication and collaboration software that can run on existing cloud and telecom infrastructures. Deployed by the most trusted service providers worldwide, OX’s flagship product – OX App Suite – gives individuals the freedom to collaborate, work and communicate in the way they want to by combining document creation and editing, email, social media management, messaging, VoIP and calendaring. Founded in 2005, the company is privately owned with headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and offices in Hamburg and Olpe, Germany, Helsinki, Finland and Palo Alto, CA. For further information, please visit: or via Twitter:

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