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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
For many of us working in an enterprise space, the need for a solid personal information manager (PIM) is a must. Unfortunately, unless you're running your own company, chances are you can't simply use just any PIM. Usually, there are certain levels of functionality or specifications, that need to be considered.
In most instances, it's locked in, with Microsoft Exchange doing the data handling for desktops and mobile users alike. Thankfully, however, some companies are looking at alternatives, including Google Apps and other self-hosted solutions, running on Linux servers.
In this article, I'll explore alternatives to Microsoft Outlook, while comparing features and compatibility along the way.