Kerio Connect vs Microsoft Exchange


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Kerio Connect
Kerio Connect is a commercial mail and groupware server developed by Kerio Technologies. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Its features include encrypted access using SSL, anti-virus and anti-spam protection, native over-the-air handheld synchronization, webmail interface, connector for Microsoft Outlook and groupware features.
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Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Exchange Server is the server side of a client–server, collaborative application product developed by Microsoft. Exchange's major features consist of electronic mail, calendaring, contacts and tasks; support for mobile and web-based access to information; and support for data storage. Microsoft Exchange free open-source alternatives are Open-Xchange, Zimbra, SOGo, Zarafa.
Comparing Kerio Connect vs Microsoft Exchange is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Microsoft Exchange has more user-friendly interface than Kerio Connect because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Microsoft Exchange is more popular than Kerio Connect

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Google Apps making Microsoft nervous (in 2010)
- Exchange 2010 - unified messaging in the Cloud (in 2009)
- How much does Exchange really cost? (in 2008)
- Microsoft Exchange 2007 bets on unified messaging (in 2006)
- Exchange Server 2003 becomes more specialized and mobile (in 2003)
- Lotus unfolds for smaller customers (in 2003)
- MS Exchange 2000 Server gets inbuilt messenger (in 2000)
- Lotus is losing ground to Exchange (in 1999)
- Microsoft Exchange 5.0 adds web-access, new desktop client MS Outlook (in 1997)
- Microsoft unveiled Exchange Server (in 1996)

Looks like Microsoft Exchange was recently more active than Kerio Connect (at least in our news).