New Merak E-mail Server Suite Designed for ISPs and Enterprise Businesses Debuts at Inbox Outbox in London

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Powerful and stable e-mail suite scales up to 100,000 users per server and features integrated FTP, antivirus, antispam, webmail, groupware, and instant messaging

INBOX/OUTBOX, VICTORIA, LONDON, June 22, 2005 -- IceWarp Software Ltd., makers of the award-winning and globally deployed Merak E-mail Server Suite, today announced version 8.2 designed to meet the needs of ISPs and large-scale enterprise businesses. Available now at, Merak version 8.2 is one of the industry’s most powerful, scalable, stable, and affordable communications solutions.

Merak will be on display at Inbox/Outbox in the Royal Horticultural Halls, Victoria, London on June 22 and 23. In addition, IBM and DELL have provided powerful Linux and WINDOWS-based servers to demonstrate Merak in action in a variety of business and ISP environments. Inbox/Outbox 2005 is a new event addressing every aspect of using, managing, and monitoring inbound and outbound email.

Merak was designed to meet the needs of ISPs with globally dispersed subscribers and enterprise businesses with multi-location deployments. Its enterprise-grade features safely supports up to 100,000 users per server. Merak offers built-in groupware and instant messaging (IM), to help users communicate at today’s e-business pace. E-mail and IM can run in secured mode, using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), which is a critical feature for protecting intellectual assets and user data in business, enterprise and ISP applications. Merak also offers a graphically rich, user friendly Web mail component ideal for ISPs looking to provide an Internet-based solution for subscribers as well as businesses seeking an always-accessible solution for employees.

8.2 is the first email server to integrate a feature-rich File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server, which is ideal for automatic email backup and secure file transfers. Merak is also the first e-mail server to include built-in, secure Web server capabilities to host Web sites for Internet and Intranet.

“Merak delivers a reliable, versatile, and proven messaging solution used by more than 30 million users worldwide,” said Ladislav Goc, CEO of IceWarp Software. “Merak is designed for the most demanding applications, combining a greater set of integrated features, performance and ISP-grade security, and stability that far surpasses the value proposition of any other e-mail solution on the market.”

Merak ships with an automated server migration tool, which enables administrators to seamlessly migrate their current server to Merak, quickly and easily with almost zero downtime.

Availability and Support

Merak Email Server runs on Windows 2003/2000/NT/9x and supports SMTP/POP3/IMAP4/FTP & HTTP Internet protocols. Merak sales and support partners are located in more than 20 countries. For more information or to find a local dealer, please visit In North America, please visit

About IceWarp

IceWarp, Ltd. was started in 1999 with the development of Merak version 1. Merak’s exceptional product stability, performance and reliability quickly escalated its global adoption rate with ISPs and businesses. Over the years, IceWarp has maintained a technology leadership position by continuing to advance Merak through many industry-firsts, including:

  • First mail server supporting SSL
  • First mail server with Web mail
  • First integrated multi-threaded antivirus
  • First integrated anti-spam
  • First GroupWare with API (ODBC based)
  • And now, the first server with integrated FTP and Web server capabilities.

IceWarp Ltd. is located at City House, 6 Karaiskakis street, CY-3040 Limassol, Cyprus