VMware Zimbra Collaboration Server

Features Email, Contacts, Calendar, Documents, File Sharing, Tasks and Social Media

VMware Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS) is a complete open-source email and collaboration platform.

Key Features

Zimbra Functionality

Web Client

  • Rich browser-based AJAX interface with application features such as drag and drop, tagging and conversation views
  • Comprehensive search-based inbox, including within attachments, and saved search folders
  • Innovative calendar wizard that finds the optimal time and place for large meetings within seconds
  • Effective sharing and collaboration with peers including inboxes, contacts, calendars, documents, files and tasks
  • Robust enterprise calendars with shared free-busy times; interoperable with Microsoft Exchange
  • Productive document management through a single Briefcase repository with version control, check-in and check-out and instant sharing of documents and folders
  • Innovative “hub” of communications that integrates third-party services as “mash-ups” or application “tabs”, including Twitter and Facebook


  • Browser-based AJAX Admin Console and full Command Line Interface (CLI) to manage ZCS
  • Migration wizards for Exchange, Domino, GroupWise, plus standard IMAP migration
  • Real-time mailbox backup and restore; native hierarchical storage management (HSM); and high-availability (HA) / clustering
  • Cross-mailbox discovery and archiving for regulatory compliance
  • Integrated anti-Spam, antivirus, and directory services (LDAP, Active Directory)
  • Open Web service APIs / REST interfaces

Zimbra Desktop

  • Enables offline access on Mac, PC, and Linux desktops
  • Aggregates Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, and other POP / IMAP accounts
  • Sync Yahoo!, Gmail Address Book and Calendar

Other Desktops

  • MAPI synchronization to Outlook 2003 / 2007 with full delegate and offline access
  • Native synchronization to Apple desktop applications via Zimbra iSync Connector, plus CalDAV support
  • Support for all POP3 / IMAP4 Clients


  • Native synchronization to BlackBerry handsets via Zimbra Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES)
  • Native “over-the-air” synchronization to iPhone, Windows Mobile, Palm, and Symbian OS smart phones
  • Set mobile security policies including device wipe, PINs and device management features on user accounts
  • Rich browser-based experience for Zimbra email, contacts, calendar and files on any xHTML-capable device

    No Twitter Messages