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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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The Shellshock Flaw

***Security Alert*** [Update 2 | September 30, 2014, 9:10am CST] Apple has released at update. [Update 1 | September 26, 2014, 11:40am CST] Red Hat has released a full patch. [Original Post | September 25, 2014, 1:45pm CST] Zimbra is aware and has been closely monitoring the developments of the Shellshock vulnerability. At this time, […]

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OSI Licenses for Zimbra Collaboration Open Source Edition

Today, we announced that Zimbra Collaboration Open Source Edition is moving to Open Source Initiative approved licenses. Specifically, we are moving to the GNU Public License version 2 for the server platform and the Common Public Attribution License version 1 for the web application. We’re absolutely excited about this change to usher in a new era […]

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