ZIMBRA OPEN SOURCE

EMAIL

A Smarter Mailbox reduces time spent finding important emails

  • View inbox by message or by Conversation
  • Drag and drop messages into folders or onto Tag(s)
  • Share tags across applications and mailboxes
  • Messages may have multiple Tags and act as ‘virtual folders’
  • Instant filtering of direct messages, distribution lists, feeds, and notifications
  • Move bulk or unimportant email out of Inbox to Activity Streams

https://www.zimbra.com/open-source-email-overview/

CALENDAR

Robust calendar designed for the enterprise

  • Day, Week, Work Week, Month, List, Schedule Views
  • Drag and drop events to change date, time or duration
  • Toggle visibility and color code multiple schedules and events
  • Mark events public, private, busy
  • Tag events for faster organization, share them with email, contacts
  • Multi-Tab Event Compose makes toggling between calendar and email unnecessary
  • Invite attendees from Global Address List (GAL), view free/busy and set optional/mandatory
  • Set start-stop and duration times, automatically adjusted for users in other time zones
  • Choose locations, resources and add attachments
  • Configurable pop-up, email and SMS reminders
  • Fully customizable repeating event settings

Group Scheduling Wizard finds an optimal time/place for large meetings in seconds

  • Preview invitees’ free/busy times
  • View time / date by number of available invitees
  • Auto-suggests next available time / locations
  • One click to preview all available conference rooms at selected time
  • Set building, floor and room capacity suggestion preferences

Delegate access to calendars and share calendars with peers

  • Right-click a Calendar icon to share it within or outside your workgroup
  • Grant others View, Manage or Administration rights
  • Allow delegates to schedule and accept meeting invites ‘on behalf of’
  • Publish Calendars publicly to the web and send anyone public ‘Free/Busy Links” to share your availability without having to sent explicit invites
  • Smart views for managing multiple calendars
  • Import any iCal feed or Google calendar into Zimbra Calendar to create a master free/busy view across work, club and personal calendars.
  • Create new Calendars to add Holidays, Sports, Facebook or Google Calendar as feeds in Zimbra
  • Set feed display color to easily tell them apart from work schedules
  • Choose whether feeds will appear in your global free/busy status across the organization

Save time and frustration by not starting over

  • Right-click an event to Create a Copy, which will preserve invitees, attachments and notes (such as dial in numbers)
  • Edit copied event without worrying about affecting original event
  • Use the Trash Folder to view and restore from a list of deleted events (storage retention policy is admin configurable)

 

SEARCH

Search all core applications with a dedicated search tab

Search all core applications with a dedicated search tab

  • Search email, contacts, events, task and documents
  • Search within email bodies and over 200 different attachment types
  • Simple interface to quickly filter on common attributes or add complex logical operators
  • Offline capability easily provided with Zimbra Desktop or similar standards-based client

Save common searches as a virtual Search Folder

  • Folders can be defined by multiple attributes (eg individual + attachment + unread)
  • Like normal Folders, they can be moved and grouped within other inbox folders
  • Quickly define highly refined searches with Search Language or Visual Search Builder

 

 

Refine searches quickly and easily with Visual Search Builder

  • Advanced Search module available in each core application
  • Add widgets for meta or body content, attachment type, date, location, status, Tag, time and more
  • Search results refresh in real-time and minimize trial and error
  • Save searches as Search Folders
  • Quickly create powerful sorting options such as “Unread Messages Today,” “PDFs sent Project Team” or “All attachments over 1MB” (to prune an inbox)

ZIMLETS.

Enhance the End User Experience with Zimlets

  • New functionality may consist of simple hovers (view maps, calendar schedules) or entirely new application tabs (Zimbra Social)
  • Zimlets can call 3rd party data sources (WebEx) or internal back office systems (CRM)
  • Administrators configure which Zimlets are available to users and they can further refine their usage preference within the deployed set

 

Messaging and Collaboration

Zimbra Collaboration Server can be shared internally or externally

  • Share Inbox mail folders, Address Book contacts, Calendars, Tasks, Briefcase folders and files
  • One standardized sharing UI, which is integrated with Global Address List (GAL)
  • Choose internal (read, manage or administrative access) or external publishing (view only with password or public URL)
  • Available settings to users are all Administrator configurable

Streamline sharing management as new users join an organization or distribution alias

  • Find Shares in any core application and add folders previously shared to them or a distribution alias to which they belong
  • Manage share history in Preferences by application and user, change permissions or revoke status
  • Administrators may use the Admin Console to quickly enable share notifications

An Integrated document management Briefcase eliminates the need for separate document management tools

  • Upload multiple files of any file type in one step from the desktop to Briefcase
  • Save email attachments direct to Briefcase instead of downloading to the desktop
  • Attach files during Email Compose from Briefcase
  • Share Briefcase folders with peers

Create personal or team Task Lists with due dates, priority and percent complete

  • Quickly sort Task View by priority, status and past due
  • Set reminders on Tasks and receive email Daily Digest of Tasks
  • Rich text compose for details and attach files
  • Tag Tasks for additional organization or to associate with projects common across Zimbra applications