Zimbra Collaboration 8.5: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device

By | August 26, 2014
The future of collaboration, starts today I have been waiting for today, the release of Zimbra Collaboration 8.5. It is the first major Zimbra Collaboration release since we acquired Zimbra from VMware last year. Zimbra Collaboration 8.5 lays a foundation for the next evolution of mobile-first, cloud-enabled collaboration and completes many of the Zimbra roadmap commitments that were made to customers while Zimbra was with VMware. To help our customers and partners better meet changing user needs, Zimbra put some serious development time behind both the customer-facing user experience and the back-end architecture. New Feature Highlights Touch client for tablets and smartphones: The secure, HTML5 mobile web application provides a device-specific user experience for Android and iOS devices.… Read more »

August Partner News

By | August 20, 2014
It has been a busy month for partner related press. We announced three, geographically diverse partner relationships. While all these partners serve customers who have different needs or demands, there is a common thread: the delivery of secure, flexible unified collaboration software. We are excited about these announcements, and the growing Zimbra partner ecosystem. Scality & Zimbra Partner for Collaboration Storage The Zimbra-Scality partnership brings secure, scalable and affordable cloud-based collaboration to service providers. The bundling of Zimbra Collaboration and Scality’s storage capabilities improves deployment times and provides a high performance solution — all while reducing operational overhead.… Read more »

Rob Howard up for TechTitan’s CTO of the Year Award

By | August 18, 2014
Zimbra has received some exciting news. Rob Howard, CTO of Zimbra, is up for the TechTitan Corporate CTO Award. The winner will be unveiled August 22, so Rob doesn’t have to wait long. As the founder of Telligent and the CTO of Zimbra, Rob has been a steward of innovation and technology advancement. From his early days in technology, to his daily interactions with Zimbra customers and partners, he exhibits a passion for software and evolving how we collaborate. In fact, that passion played a role in the founding of Telligent and the delivery of the first Telligent enterprise social network. Since its founding in 2004, the team here has thought about our customer’s needs and worked to deliver the best methods for modern collaboration and communication. Rob’s vision took into account the need to expand beyond organic growth, with the acquisition of Zimbra, Inc.… Read more »

Microsoft Ruling a Setback to Data Privacy?

By | August 1, 2014
For any organization that relies on cloud-based email, there is an important legal decision that may affect your company’s data privacy. In the most recent round of judgment against Microsoft, there are noteworthy remarks from US District Judge Loretta Preska and lawyers for the US Justice Department.   “It is a question of control, not a question of the location of that information,” said Judge Preska, in regards to Microsoft’s belief that the search warrant unlawfully extended federal prosecutors’ authority. Federal prosecutor Serrin Turner said, “They have total control of those records, can produce them here, and that’s all that matters.” This in reaction to Microsoft’s assertion, “asking the company to produce the private emails of its customer held in Dublin amounted to ‘an invasion of Irish sovereignty’.”   Why are these statements important?… Read more »

Happy SysAdmin Day!

By | July 25, 2014
Is your website up and running? Are your emails flowing smoothly in and out of your mailbox? How about your cloud applications, are they available for your use? If so, give the IT team at your organization a high five for all the hard work they do to keep the website, email and applications running. Today is their day. Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day (SysAdmin Day for short)! But wait, what exactly is SysAdmin Day? Oh, it’s only one of the top five greatest holidays of all time.… Read more »

New community pic

Our Community Has Upgraded to Zimbra Community 8.0

By | July 18, 2014
We have a new address! community.zimbra.com This week we moved our community space to our new url and upgraded to the latest community product, Zimbra Community 8.0. The upgrade not only gives our community a new, refreshed look, but adds a number of new features. In coming weeks, I will be posting about other features in our upgraded space, including our social everywhere experience. We’re always working to improve your ability to communicate and connect in our community.… Read more »