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Zimbra Collaboration Network Edition 2019-07-22T21:33:25+00:00

Zimbra 8.8: Easier, Faster, Stronger, Safer, Smarter

The most robust version of Zimbra ever

Zimbra Drive

Complete file sync, sharing & storage system right in the Zimbra Web Client. Integrated with Zimbra Docs, Zimbra Drive replaces the old “Briefcase”.

NG Modules

Backend Improvements

Zimbra Docs

Refactored IMAP services to run separately from all other Zimbra services. Improved SIEVE RFC compliance and Ephemeral Data. These features debut as beta in Zimbra 8.8.

With Zimbra Docs, users can create and collaborate using documents, spreadsheets and presentations right inside the Zimbra Web Client.

Zimbra Connect (formerly "Talk")

It’s chat and more, right in your Zimbra Web Client. Available for purchase for Zimbra Network Edition (and built right into the product!). Keep your team connected … now they can collaborate in one place with 1:1 and group chat, group and channel video calls, file sharing and screen sharing.

Bringing Email, Calendaring and Chat/Videoconference into Zimbra for Enterprise-Level Collaboration

Zimbra Collaboration is the world’s leading open source messaging and collaboration solution, trusted by more than 5,000 companies and public sector customers, and over 500 million end users, in over 140 countries.

Zimbra includes complete email, contacts, calendar, file sharing, tasks and messaging/videoconferencing, all accessed from the Zimbra Web Client via any device. You can deploy Zimbra as a traditional on-prem install or through a Zimbra hosting provider.

All the Collaboration Features Your Users Need

Zimbra incorporates several open source projects under one supported and certified application to offer world-class, open source collaboration software consumable for the enterprise

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What’s New in Zimbra Collaboration?

NEW Zimbra Drive

  • Upload, manage and download files
  • Share files with internal and external users (NYI)
  • Mark files as “preferred” for quick access
  • Integrated with Zimbra Docs
  • File search and more …

NEW Zimbra Connect

  • 1:1 & Group Chat
  • Group & Channel Video Calls
  • Corporate Messaging using Spaces and Channels
  • File Sharing, Screen Sharing and more …

Zimbra Docs

  • Zimbra Writer: works like any documentation software. Craft text with all the editing functionality you expect.
  • Zimbra Calc: functions like any spreadsheet app. All of the features from your other spreadsheet apps are here for you.
  • Zimbra Impress: will be your new favorite presentation tool. Use it to create polished presentations and delivery those presentations from right in the Zimbra Web Client.
  • Create, upload and export in Zimbra 9 in any format you need – without a Microsoft Office license.
  • Share any filet to collaborate realtime with your work teams.

Platform refactoring, Hierarchical Address Book (HAB), ABQ (Allow/Block/Quarantine) services and much more …

Technical Specifications

Zimbra Collaboration is supported on a variety of Hypervisors and Operating Systems

System Requirements

Evaluation and Testing

  • • Intel/AMD 64-bit CPU 1.5 GHz
  • • RAM requirements:
    • • For single server installations, a minimum of 8GB of RAM is required.
    • • For multi-server installations, contact Zimbra sales for recommendations.
  • • 5 GB free disk space for software and logs
  • • Temp file space for installs and upgrades*
  • • Additional disk space for mail storage

Production environments

  • • Intel/AMD 2.0 GHZ+ 64-bit CPU
  • • RAM requirements:
    • • For single server installations, a minimum of 8GB of RAM is required.
    • • For multi-server installations, contact Zimbra sales for recommendations.
  • • Temp file space for installs and upgrades*
  • • 10 GB free disk space for software and logs (SATA or SCSI for performance, and RAID/Mirroring for redundancy)
  • • Additional disk space for mail storage

*Temp files space: The zimbra-store requires 5GB for /opt/zimbra, plus additional space for mail storage. The other nodes require 100MB.

Cloud Platforms

The following Cloud Platforms are supported:

  • • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as a Service New
  • • VMware vCloud Director
  • • VMware vCloud Air

Virtualization Platforms

The following hypervisors are supported:

  • • VMware vSphere 4.x
  • • VMware vSphere 5.x
  • • XenServer 6.2
  • • XenServer 6.5
  • • KVM

Operating Systems

The following Operating Systems are supported:

  • • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7 (64-bit)
  • • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (64-bit), patch level 4 or later is required
  • • Oracle Linux 7.2 New
  • • Oracle Linux 6.6 New
  • • CentOS Linux® 7 (64-bit)
  • • CentOS Linux 6 (64-bit), patch level 4 or later is required
  • • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server Edition (64-bit)
  • • Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Server Edition (64-bit) running the saucy (3.11) or later kernel is required
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The cost of the Zimbra solution is greatly lower than solutions like Microsoft Exchange, and the functionality is excellent.

Marc Denechere, Directeur InformatiqueMairie d’Aubervilliers
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