Now Available – Local Zimbra Training from our Zimbra Certified Training Partners!

By | April 15, 2014
Back in January, we announced that Zimbra 8.x training, taught by our Zimbra staff, was open for enrollment. We are still offering this training throughout the year, but now you also have the option to receive Zimbra Certified Training from our worldwide Zimbra Certified Training Partners! By enrolling in a course from one of our regional Zimbra Certified Training Partners, you can be assured that you are receiving the best Zimbra training from trusted and certified trainers. Our certified partners use Zimbra's in-depth, hands-on and field-proven training materials to teach Zimbra Collaboration 8.x System Administration courses locally across the globe. And as an added plus, many of our Zimbra Certified Training Partners offer the training in local languages. Wondering what a Zimbra Collaboration 8.… Read more »

Important Read – Critical Security Advisory & Patch for OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability

By | April 10, 2014
On April 7, the OpenSSL project issued a Security Advisory that detailed a serious vulnerability in the encryption software in use by two-thirds of the Internet. This vulnerability (nicknamed "Heartbleed") could potentially allow attackers to retrieve information from encrypted SSL endpoints, including passwords and other credential information. Learn more about the "Heartbleed" security threat from this link: http://gigaom.com/2014/04/08/heres-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-heartbleed-web-security-flaw/ Zimbra's security team reacted quickly, issuing a patch for the "Heartbleed" threat within a few hours. The "Heartbleed" patch supports a generation of new SSL certificates and other remedies. We strongly recommend application of the "Heartbleed" patch IMMEDIATELY.… Read more »

Introducing Zimbra Community 8.0: New Release & Free Edition Enhance Support & Increase Employee Productivity

By | March 11, 2014
Today, we just released the latest version of our community software solution: Zimbra Community 8.0. First, before I give you the highlights of our new release, I would like to clarify any confusion around the product name. Last year in July, Telligent and Zimbra merged to form one, unified organization. As a result of that merger, the name of our community software solution changed. Previously named Telligent Community and Telligent Enterprise, our community offering is now known as Zimbra Community. Zimbra Community will continue to be laser-focused on enhancing customer support and increasing employee productivity for organizations of all sizes.… Read more »

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Zimbra’s Globetrotting to a City Near You This Spring

By | March 4, 2014
Spring just got a little more social – throughout March and April, Zimbra will be globetrotting to a mix of industry and partner events. We will have Zimbra representatives at all of these events, so please join us if you are in the area! Malaysia iErat Press Conference March 13 Zimbra executives and representatives – Rob Howard, Chief Technology Officer; Brent Rhymes, President of Worldwide Field Operations; Jon Allen, Director of Strategic Alliances; and Marcus Teo, Sales Director of ASEAN  – will be present at the iErat press conference to share an overview of our unified collaboration offerings, Zimbra Community and Zimbra Collaboration, and what’s next for Zimbra. London SMiLE (Social Media in the Large Enterprise) Conference March 17 Come join us in March for the SMiLE London event at the prestigious St Paul’s Etc venue. SMiLE is a face-to-face event for internal communication professionals to come together and hear the latest case studies about employee social networks.… Read more »

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Zimbra Collaboration Keeps Merit Network’s Customers Connected

By | February 21, 2014
Merit Network is a U.S. based nonprofit service provider that serves higher education, K-12 organizations, government offices, research institutions, libraries, and other nonprofits. For nearly 50 years, Merit has provided high-performance networking and services to the research and education communities in Michigan and beyond. The Zimbra + Merit Story Merit’s education, government and nonprofit customers are looking for email and other hosted applications that they don’t want to run in house. A few years ago, Merit decided to move away from the email platform it had been using, and provide a better collaboration solution for its customers. Merit desired a new platform that would be easy to migrate to, that would allow its customers to securely plug into for authentication, and that could be integrated with the other enterprise applications of its customers. Upon searching, Merit concluded that Zimbra Collaboration could best serve its customers.… Read more »

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Zimbra Strengthens Executive Team with Three Key Appointments

By | February 10, 2014
I am thrilled to announce the recent exciting news within our leadership team at Zimbra. Given our commitment to our customers, channel partners, and international market footprint, we have added significant depth and expertise to our executive ranks. First, Thom O’Connor has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Support. Thom will ensure that Zimbra’s global base of customers and partners receive high quality, 24/7 technical support. Thom is in his seventh year leading Zimbra technical support and related services.  Prior to Telligent acquiring Zimbra from VMware, Thom was part of the VMware Global Support Services organization and served in leadership roles managing support, training and professional services for emerging products and end-user computing. Previously, Thom worked as a messaging expert at Yahoo, Sendmail and CommuniGate Systems. A devoted customer support leader with a strong dedication to ensuring our customer’s receive stellar support, Thom’s promotion is well deserved.… Read more »