sTeam provides a technical platform which allows groups of students, lecturers, and any other groups to construct and arrange their individual and cooperative learning and working space. It consists of an object-oriented server connected to a database, and Web, Java, and other (FTP, SMTP, IRC, etc.) clients. The server is event-driven and manages all user objects as well as the communication between the connected clients. Features that were different from most other cooperation tools is the self-organisation and self-administration by the members within the virtual environment.
NTX is a groupware solution based on Open-Xchange and CentOS5, and is distributated as an ISO image. Open-Xchange can be a challange to install for most people, but this ISO image makes it very easy. In less than 45 minutes, it installs the OS (CentOS5), Open-Xchange, and all its requirements and third party software like avaadm, linbox, Amavis, ClamAV, websieve Spamassassin, munin, and monit.