Kerio Technologies Inc., a leading innovator in IT security and
messaging, today announced the availability of Kerio MailServer
Virtual Appliance for Parallels’ server and desktop virtualization
software for the Mac platform. Parallels, a global leader in
virtualization and automation technology, was the first to market
with a server virtualization solution for the Mac platform. With this
partnership, customers will benefit by having the ability to utilize
shared CPU, hardware, memory, network, and have lower cost of

The Kerio MailServer Virtual Appliance uses a preconfigured version
of CentOS 5.3 Linux as the core OS. It is packaged specifically for
Parallels for easy and fast evaluation or deployment on Parallels
Desktop and Server for Mac software. Parallels Server for Mac is a
server virtualization solution that provides added value for
organizations that need to optimize their IT infrastructures.
Together with Kerio MailServer, the systems can run on any
Intel-powered Apple hardware, including the Xserve and Mac Pro, using
Mac OS X Leopard Server.

“Kerio MailServer Virtual Appliance for Parallels is an innovative
groupware product for organizations under demands to reduce cost and
optimize existing infrastructure,” said Bryan Goode, vice president
of Business Development for Parallels. “Parallels Server for Mac has
been a vehicle in driving Mac server adoption in several markets.
With the new availability with Kerio MailServer on Parallels, IT
professionals and developers in the SMB market can capitalize on the
power of Mac OS X Server.”

“With the powerful hardware options available on the Mac platform, we
believe it is ideally suited for organizations to realize the
benefits of virtualization,” said James Gudeli, vice president of
Business Development for Kerio. “Parallels Server for Mac allows
Kerio MailServer to run alongside other applications, each with their
dedicated system resources, providing greater stability and value.”

With the new Kerio MailServer Virtual Appliance for Parallels,
organizations will have faster deployments, additional system backup
and a built-in disaster recovery for increased business continuity.

Kerio MailServer works with multiple desktop groupware clients
including Microsoft Entourage and Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail,
Apple Address Book, and iCal. It also provides mobile email on
smartphones such as the iPhone, BlackBerry, Palm, Windows Mobile, or
Symbian. Kerio integrates resource scheduling, anti-virus and
anti-spam protection, automatic backup and archiving and can be
administered remotely from Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platforms.

Pricing and Availability

Kerio MailServer Virtual Appliance for Parallels comes with CentOS
5.3 pre-installed and runs as a fully functional 30-day trial. The
solution is available for Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac and Parallels
Server for Mac. Kerio MailServer is available in 16 languages and is
priced at $499 with ten users, or $599 with integrated McAfee
Anti-Virus. For more information, please visit:

Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation
software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and
cloud services providers across all major hardware, operating
systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is
a fast-growing company with 700 employees in North America, Europe,
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