Email Client integrates into Web 2.0 applications.

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Zapatec AJAX E-mail Client is self-contained software module enabling developers to add web-based e-mail functionality to their applications. Customizable via CSS and HTML, it works with any IMAP mail server. Standards-based software is available as pluggable AJAX front-end or with either PHP or Java back-ends. All operations, including composing and sending messages, checking for new messages, and adding attachments, do not require page to be refreshed.

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Zapatec Debuts Pluggable Enterprise-Class Web 2.0 E-mail Client

Ease of Integration Allows Developers to Reduce Overall Application Development Costs and Accelerate Time to Market

BERKELEY, Calif., April 23 / / - Zapatec, Inc., a leading provider of Web 2.0 development tools, today introduced the Zapatec AJAX E-mail Client, the second in a series of self-contained modules designed for quick and easy integration into Web 2.0 applications. Zapatec's AJAX E-mail Client enables developers to add needed web-based e-mail functionality to their applications, freeing them to focus on their core business.

"Most web-based applications do not incorporate advanced e-mail functionality, forcing users to rely on free consumer-grade solutions or antiquated Web 1.0 clients," said Dror Matalon, CEO of Zapatec. "Zapatec is the first company in the industry to offer a pluggable AJAX e-mail client for Web 2.0 applications. The Zapatec AJAX E-mail client gives application developers a way to include a professional e-mail tool within their web-based platforms, speeding time to market and reducing development costs."

"Our Web 2.0 customer relationship management solution - - could not be complete without a sophisticated messaging component," said Stuart Hibbert, CEO of Web Applied Limited. "Zapatec's AJAX E-mail Client enables us to provide our customers with an intuitive, powerful solution that was surprisingly simple to integrate into our application."

Developers can easily integrate the Zapatec E-mail Client into any application or purchase it as a standalone software package. The look and feel is customizable via CSS and HTML and it works with any IMAP mail server. Additionally, the standards-based Zapatec AJAX E-mail Client is available as a pluggable AJAX front-end or with either PHP or Java back-ends.

Zapatec E-mail Features
The Zapatec AJAX E-mail Client offers:

- A true AJAX single-page application: All operations - including
composing and sending messages, checking for new messages and adding
attachments - are done via AJAX and do not require the page to be
- Familiar operation: Offers a three-pane view, including folder tree,
message list and message preview; common folder, message, attachment
and template functionality; and spell check.
- Customization: Users can choose number of messages on page, auto save
interval, saving sent messages, default compose mode, signature and

For more information about the Zapatec AJAX E-mail Client and pricing, please visit Pricing for the E-mail Client starts at $400.

The Zapatec AJAX E-mail Client is the second self-contained single-page full featured AJAX module offered by Zapatec. The first - an AJAX events calendar - was introduced in February. A contact module is expected to be released in May 2008.

About Zapatec

Founded in January 2002, Zapatec, Inc. is headquartered in Berkeley, CA and is the leading provider of AJAX development tools. Zapatec targets medium-to-large enterprise customers. Its roster of customers includes HP, Boeing, Time Warner Cable, Sony, Toyota, Oracle and Cartier. In addition to the Zapatec AJAX Calendar, Zapatec offers the Zapatec AJAX Suite, an array of full featured AJAX tools. The company is privately funded. For more information, visit

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