You may have heard via the Microsoft website that we’re offering Dovecot Mail as a Service via the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

Some of you may be wondering why open source advocates like ourselves are partnering with Microsoft, so here’s my explanation.

The fact is that although Open-Xchange and Microsoft might compete with the OX App Suite and Office 365 respectively, there are now several opportunities in the market where it makes good sense for the two companies to cooperate.