Zentyal Development Team today announced Zentyal Server 3.5, a new release of the Zentyal Linux small business server. Zentyal Server aims at offering small and medium businesses (SMBs) a native drop-in replacement for Windows Small Business Server and Microsoft Exchange Server, that can be set up in less than 30 minutes and is both easy-to-use and affordable.
Zentyal Server 3.5 release focuses on providing a stable server edition with simplified architecture. Therefore, the release comes with a single LDAP implementation based on Samba4, helping to solve a number of synchronization issues caused by having two LDAP implementations in the earlier editions. In addition, a number of modules have been removed in order to focus on Zentyal Servers goal: Offer a drop-in replacement for Windows Small Business Server and Microsoft Exchange Server.
In this regard, Zentyal Server 3.5 release has also focused on providing improved Microsoft Exchange Server replacement based on the OpenChange technology. Besides a number of minor improvements, the release features support for Microsoft Outlook 2010 and automatic Inbox refresh with recent versions of Microsoft Outlook