MTU Huskymail Collaboration Suite
Michigan Tech contracts with Merit Network, Inc. of Ann Arbor to support the Huskymail Collaboration Suite which provides email and calendar applications to MTU faculty, staff and students. Huskymail is based on the Zimbra Collaboration Suite.
The email servers allow configuration for IMAP mail software such as Thunderbird and others. The calendar synchronizes with third party applications. The suite includes a contact manager and provides for document collaboration and sharing.
Merit Network is a nonprofit group that develops and provides advanced networking services to the research and education community. Merit Mail is already serving approximately 12 institutions, including Central Michigan University. Michigan Tech is one of Merit's governing member institutions, and has a position on the Merit Board of Directors.
Michigan Tech retains ownership and complete control of the data. Absolutely no advertising or data mining will occur.