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End-of-Life for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Support

As announced in Zimbra Collaboration 8.5 and reiterated in the Zimbra Collaboration 8.6 Release Notes, Zimbra is deprecating distribution and support of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11, service pack 3 and later, with Zimbra Collaboration 8.6 being the final supporting version. Making an end-of-life (EoL) decision is never easy. In this situation, the number […]

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When is a Lock, Not a Lock?

January was an interesting month for cryptography. The UK Prime Minister made some very strong statements about digital communication, essentially calling for strong encryption to be shirked by providing law enforcement with a back door. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the deprecation of several Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), one […]

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Zimbra Collaboration Contest: Log Management

Zimbra Collaboration uses logs to save a record of everything that occurs within the software. Having a scheduled review of the logs and understanding what is going on with your software is an important task for system administrators (sysadmins). Zimbra knows many sysadmins use centralized log tools like Splunk, Logstash, Kibana, VMware Log Insight, etc. across […]

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Why is OSS better than proprietary

Half of All Email Systems will be Replaced in Two Years

Today, Zimbra announced the results of the Ponemon Institute’s “The Open Source Collaboration Study: Viewpoints on Security and Privacy in the U.S. and EMEA” report. Sponsored by Zimbra, the study surveyed 1,398 IT and IT security practitioners to learn about their companies’ involvement in the use of open source messaging and collaboration solutions, and their […]

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One Brand, One Organization: Keys to M&A Success

A recent interview with Zimbra CEO, Patrick Brandt, and After Nines Content Czar, Joe Panettieri, focused on successful tech M&A strategy. To no surprise, the conversation continually came back to the role of corporate culture. In fact, Patrick made the point that it can often be one of the single most important factors in determining […]

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