Zimbra provides end users with a feature-rich browser-based experience that enables them to seamlessly and securely connect to their personal clouds on any device or platform. Zimbra’s smarter mailbox helps manage information and activity across their email, voice, social, calendar, address book, tasks and enterprise applications.
Zimbra offers anywhere access, both online and offline, and synchs across multiple devices and smartphones (Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows), while maintaining compatibility with all existing desktop email and calendar clients. The Vast-IT hosted solution provides additional strong anti-virus, integrated Challenge/Response anti-spam and secure large attachment capabilities.
Zimbra Collaboration Server offers solutions to many common pain points with innovative features for end-users. In addition, Zimbra’s high scalability and less administration time (33% less than Microsoft Exchange), enables IT to manage email and collaboration with fewer resources, lower costs and less risk—in the Cloud or on-premises.
*Challenges with Existing solutions
Email (POP / IMAP) server only
* No desktop or mobile sync
* No backup and restore
* No group calendars or shared address lists
Legacy email and collaboration platform (Exchange, etc)
* High cost
* Administration is complex and time consuming
Zimbra Collaboration Server benefits
ZCS offers a full-featured email, calendar and collaboration solution that enables end-users to securely and seamlessly connect to their personal clouds.
Vast-IT’s hosted Zimbra solution features full enterprise-class administration capabilities plus mobile and desktop sync. And has added benefits of strong anti-virus, built-in Challenge/Response anti-spam, and integrated iSEnT – the ability to send securely up to 2Gb file attachments.
Zimbra’s innovative AJAX experience puts Windows, Mac and Linux end-users at complete feature parity. ZCS is based on highly scalable open source technology that provides simplified, web-based administration tools that reduce maintenance and support costs. ZCS runs on Linux or Mac OS X commodity servers.
Zimbra’s Innovative End-User Experience
Zimbra provides a feature-rich experience on all major platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux), online through a web browser and offline with Zimbra Desktop. Zimbra’s streamlined browser-based interface provides natural conversation, enables rich composed cut and paste, provides sophisticated and easy to customize filters. Users can easily manage and search large inboxes of email and voicemail messages, multiple calendars, numerous contacts and task lists. Vast-IT’s hosted solution provides all of the feature-rich experience and has the added benefits of strong anti-virus, built-in Challenge/Response anti-spam, and integrated iSEnT – the ability to send securely up to 2Gb file attachments.
A smarter way to work
Zimbra connects users to their personal cloud with a smarter mailbox that integrates email, calendar, voice, tasks, address book, calendar and enterprise applications.
Zimbra offers a rich browser-based experience for email, contacts, calendar and files accessible on any xHTML-capable device.
Synchronization to iOS (iPhone, iPad), Windows and Android-based smart phones and tablets. Use any BlackBerry smartphone via Zimbra Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES). Zimbra also syncs with Outlook, Thunderbird and any other standards based clients that support POP/IMAP and iCal/CalDAV.
Out-of-the-box integration with Cisco and Mitel for click-to-call, visual voicemail, call record history, presence and instant messaging. Also easily connects to other unified communications solutions through open APIs.
Zimbra Cuts Administrators Some Slack
Zimbra has an easy-to-use web-based administration console enabling administrators to securely access the application anywhere, anytime and easily manage access and policies for diverse sets of users. Zimbra also empowers end-users through end-user self-service administration, reducing IT overhead for end-user administration and support and increasing end-user satisfaction.
Migration tools, clustering, full backup and restore, extensive command line interface (CLI) and AJAX Admin Console give more security and span-of-control.
Works with existing infrastructure
Integrates with Microsoft Outlook, Active Directory and Exchange for split deployments or gradual migrations.
Zimbra supports both multi-tenancy, as well as hierarchical storage management that optimizes storage costs through tiered storage. Zimbra’s simple web-based administration reduces maintenance and support overhead.
Open and extensible
APIs to customize ZCS and integrate with other enterprise applications via web services; standards-based data formats and message storage mean no lock-in.
Choose on-site or hosted deployment
Zimbra has multi-tenancy and flexible class-of-service (CoS)-Zimbra can be run on-premises or hosted (Vast-IT is an experienced hosted email partner who can manage your deployment)