[oxse-announce] Open-Xchange releases OX Mail App v2 for OX App Suite

Open-Xchange Server Edition Maintenance Announcements oxse-announce at open-xchange.com
Tue May 29 15:50:27 CEST 2018

Dear Customer and Partner of Open-Xchange,

Open-Xchange is pleased to announce the release of OX Mail App v2. OX Mail App v2 is the next generation of our native mobile phone app.

In a mobile first world, with a growing number of devices per user, service providers are under increasing pressure to offer customers email services across a wide range of devices. The OX Mail App v2, for iOS and Android, provides fast and robust email access on both smartphones and tablets. It is designed to work seamlessly with OX App Suite.

OX Mail App v2 is a native mobile app built specifically for smartphone and tablet users who already have a valid OX App Suite account. OX Mail App v2 is an entirely new generation of email app when compared with the current OX Mail App v1. This app lets users access their OX App Suite email environment directly from a native mobile client. It provides the following:

- Available for iOS and Android
- Quick and easy onboarding
- Preview messages with the help of teaser texts
- Offline availability
- Branding for customized design
- Grouping notifications on Android
- Mobile API facade to connect to OX App Suite

What’s New in General and Feature Overview

Open-Xchange now provides more detailed overviews and Feature Overview documents relating to new product releases. These can be found at https://www.open-xchange.com/portfolio/whats-new/


To use OX Mail App v2 you need to be running OX App Suite v7.8.4, or above, together with the new Mobile API Facade. The Facade module provides an API optimized for mobile use-cases.

OX App Suite v7.8.4
OX App Suite is an advanced platform designed for telcos, hosters, and other service providers to deliver a wide range of cloud-based services. These include email, file sharing, collaborative document editing, document management, time management, cloud storage and metrics for insight into end-user behavior. Further information can be found at https://www.open-xchange.com/portfolio/ox-app-suite/

Mobile API Facade
The Mobile API Facade is a server component that optimally connects the new mail app with OX App Suite. Facade is based on existing technology that is already in use and proven in the OX App Suite middleware. The Facade is developed in Java, utilizing the OSGI-Framework. Further information can be found at: https://oxpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=AppSuite:Mobile_API_Facade

Pricing and Availability

Users will be able to download their respective client for their device from the corresponding app store free of charge. The availability of the various clients depends on the approval process of the store provider. Clients for iOS and Android will be made available from the App Store and Google Play. The availability of the various clients will be confirmed by Open-Xchange via the usual communication channels.

In accordance with the supported platform policy, Open-Xchange will discontinue maintenance and support for OX Mail App v1 by end of Q2 2018 with OX App Suite v7.10. Existing customers who have OX Mail App v1 in their portfolio should message oxmailapp at open-xchange.com, or contact Open-Xchange Sales, for further information and pricing details about OX Mail App v2.

Branding for Partners and Customers

With OX Mail App v2 it is possible for customers and partners to request the addition, and change, of a variety of branding elements in the app. This includes changing colors, graphical assets and icons. For more information about branding, the cost of this service and what can be done please message oxmailapp at open-xchange.com, or contact Open-Xchange Sales.

Shipped Packages and Version:

- OX Mail App for iOS v2.1.0
- OX Mail App for Android v2.1.0
- Open-Xchange Mobile API Facade v1.0.8-rev1
- Open-Xchange Mobile API Facade restricted v1.0.0-rev1

You will find further information in the Release Notes:

For further details about download & install, branding, push setup & configuration, please refer to the documentation provided: http://oxpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=AppSuite:OX_Mail_v2_0

Best regards,
Your Open-Xchange Team

Open-Xchange AG, Rollnerstr. 14, 90408 Nuremberg, District Court Nuremberg HRB 24738
Managing Board: Rafael Laguna de la Vera, Carsten Dirks, Michael Knapstein, Stephan Martin
Chairman of the Board: Richard Seibt

European Office: 
Open-Xchange GmbH, Olper Huette 5f, D-57462 Olpe, Germany, District Court Siegen, HRB 8718 
Managing Directors: Frank Hoberg

US Office: 
Open-Xchange. Inc., 530 Lytton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA 

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