EMail and Group Ware server from Micro Soft. Key features are:

The combination of MsExchange and Ms Outlook is a strong case of LockIn.

This is a bug up my ass. Even though I keep thinking "it's going to be impossible to break that lock-in", it keeps coming back into my mind. Why is this?

Pick an Open Source IMAP server. Almost any EMail client supports IMAP, with varying degrees of success.

Pick a back-end for a unified authentication Data Store - probably either LDAP or SQL, maybe Berkeley D B. Make sure any new server you need to add supports the choice you make.

Here are my off-the-cuff strategic recommendations:

Ah, found the Exchange Server Replacement how-to, which isn't bad. (focuses on EMail/LDAP - no Group Calendaring)

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