ZCS Network Editions

There are two ZCS Network Editions, the Standard and the Professional. Both offer additional features and functionality that is built on top of the ZCS Open Source Edition.

Some features of the ZCS Network Editions are listed below.

Buddylist Mangement:  Invite and remove users from your buddy-list at will, assign nicknames, send IM conversations via email and start chatting with a simple click.

Chat History: Every message and conversation is saved and accessible from the “Chats” folder in Zimbra.

Status Management: Switch between 4 different status messages: Available, Away, Do Not Disturb or Invisible.

Hundreds of Emojis: Show your mood in chat with open source emojis, courtesy of Emoji One.

User Preferences: Manage buddylists, notifications and inactivity settings from the chat panel in the Zimbra Web Client.

No Server Configuration needed for Chat: Just enable the Zimbra Chat Zimlet, and you are ready to start chatting.

Zimbra drive: a complete file sharing & storage system right in the Zimbra Web Client. Integrated with Zimbra Docs, Zimbra Drive replaces the old “Briefcase”.

Desktop Sync: Zimbra Drive offers the Desktop sync experience through native Apps for Windows, Mac and Linux

Mobile Sync:  Zimbra Drive offers the native apps sync experience with native Apps for iOS and Android. Zimbra Drive can leverage the native apps sync experience provided by ownCloud and Nextcloud, and it’s compatible to iOS and Android.

User Quota:  Assign quotas per user in an easier way using ownCloud/ Nextcloud Administration Panel.

Support for Big Files: Upload your files no matter how big, and start sharing via links instead.

Password Protected: Share links with a personalized password to protect your content.

Storage API Support: If ownCloud/Nextcloud is not enough, you can use their Storage API to connect to Public Clouds like Dropbox, S3, etc.

Outlook Synchronization: Zimbra Connector is fully Integrated in Microsoft Windows. Once Zimbra Connector for Outlook is installed, users can create a new Mail Profile using the Zimbra Collaboration Server features. Then, they have all the Business Features of Corporate Email:

  • Synchronization of all Mail Folders, Calendar, Contacts and Tasks
  • Advanced Persona Features
  • Advanced Zimbra Collaboration Synchronization for Out-of-Office, Signatures, Rules, etc.
  • Advanced Sharing features per Folder, Calendar, Contact, etc.

All Zimbra power in a well-known User Interface:  Zimbra Connector for Outlook allow users to keep using Microsoft Outlook: their user experience is the same, but they also have the Enhanced Features of Zimbra. Now they can Collaborate and interact with their Team and Customers in a better way

Business Zimbra Features inside Microsoft Outlook: Zimbra Connector for Outlook has a dedicated Menu tab inside Microsoft Outlook. Users choose from this menu to perform actions related to Zimbra Collaboration Server.

Enjoy all of the benefits of using both Zimbra Collaboration and Microsoft Outlook in just one place!

Delegated Mailboxes, easier than ever: Zimbra Connector for Outlook allows users to easily open Delegated Mailboxes. With a few clicks, your users can share and open Delegated Mailboxes. This makes Collaboration much easier for cross-functional Departments and Users

Personas, Out-of-Office and Mailbox Quota: Zimbra Personas are alternate email identities that users can create to represent their different job roles. With multiple Personas, users have a From menu to choose from when sending an email, and each persona can have a unique signature. Personas are available through the Zimbra Connector for Outlook.

Creating an out-of-office message on the Zimbra server via the Zimbra Connector for Outlook is simple. This is an option on the Zimbra menu in Outlook, so your users can easily start and stop this function.

Your Zimbra Connector for Outlook users can easily view their Zimbra Mailbox quota from the Zimbra menu in Outlook

Exchange ActiveSync.

Push Sync:  Each new item or change to existing items is instantly synchronized

ActiveSync Protocol: Using the widespread Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) protocol means the best native compatibility ever.

No config needed: Simply choose which users and/or classes of service can use mobile sync.

GAL Integration: If your local & remote address books are not enough, you can rely on your server’s GAL.

On the Go-Meetings: Planning meetings has never been so easy: create a new appointment on your mobile and add the participants.

Sync Control: With the Zimbra Administration Zimlet, you will always be aware of the users and devices synchronizing with the server.

Dedicated Logging: Zimbra Mobile has a dedicated log file that is invaluable for keeping track of your synchronization activities.

Shared Folder Sync: Now you can synchronize anything that has been shared with you in Zimbra to your device.

Zimbra Connect (formerly Zimbra Talk) is a separately licensed product, that in conjunction with ZCS Network Editions offers chatting and real time video communications functionality comparable to Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex or Zoom, for:
  • Single or group conversations
  • HD video and audio conversations
  • Buddy and Presence management
  • Flexible window sizes for chat and video
  • Availability and Scalability for Enterprise
  • Advanced video streaming statistics
  • Real time document collaboration
  • Back to the past, history conversations