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6zap6zap is an open source communication platform with e-mail, calendar, file management and contacts management. Built with Web 2.0 technologies as a foundation, 6zap is intuitive and easy to use. It enables users to simply switch back and forth between applications, returning to the last message, contact or calendar entry they viewed. It can be used in 3 ways:

  • Hosted version
  • Downloadable version for installing it to any server
  • Hosting it in the cloud with the pre-configued Amazon-AMI
The email module...

6zap email module

... offers the familiar interface used by Outlook, Thunderbird and other desktop based e-mail programs. to Outlook. Its drag-and-drop interface makes it easy to sort through emails, and it has most of the normal features you expect. The three-pane view includes folder tree, message list and message preview, and supports common folder, message, attachment and template functionality as well as spell check.

Calendar module...

6zap calendar module

... offers both shared & private usage that supports recurring events, multiple views. Each calendar has permissions associated with it giving users the ability to create, update and delete events.

Contacts module...

6zap contacts module

... is again very similar to Outlook: when typing an e-mail address in the E-mail or Calendar modules, the full address auto-completes from your contacts.

The 6zap files module lets the user upload and manage files on 6zap.

But the most unique part of 6zap that provides easy and safe alternative to registering with online services.