Zimbra Newsletter - June 2014

Company Announcements

Independent Research Firm Recognizes Zimbra

Forrester Research, Inc. has recognized Zimbra as a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: Social Enterprise Platforms, Q2 2014 report. This is the second consecutive time that Zimbra (formerly Telligent) has been named a Leader by Forrester for our social suite. Visit Zimbra.com for a complimentary copy.

Product Announcements

Join the Zimbra Collaboration 8.5 Beta

Zimbra is proud to announce that the Zimbra Collaboration 8.5 beta release is ready. This release focuses on enhancements to the user experience as well as the web application and server architecture. In addition, there are new features that we'd like for beta participants to test. Learn how you can participate in the Zimbra Collaboration 8.5 beta.

New Open Source Edition Licensing

Last week, Zimbra announced that we are moving to Open Source Initiative (OSI)-approved licenses for the open source edition of Zimbra Collaboration 8.5. The server platform will be licensed under the GNU Public License version 2 and the web application will be licensed under the Common Public Attribution License (CPAL) version 1. Jon Dybik, Zimbra VP of Product, discusses the benefits of the move in his blog on OSI licensing for Zimbra Collaboration.

Welcome Back Zimbra Desktop

In May, Zimbra welcomed the return of Zimbra Desktop, a free and open source email client application that provides online and offline access to all of your email accounts in one place. The latest release, Zimbra Desktop 7.2.5, provides an upgrade path for organizations that are currently using Zimbra Desktop 2.0.x. It has also been updated for use with the upcoming release of Zimbra Collaboration 8.5. Rob Howard, Zimbra CTO, provides a brief history of Zimbra Desktop and what's to come in his blog.

Zimbra Desktop 7.2.5 is available now. To download Zimbra Desktop, go to Zimbra.com today.

Security Advisory on CCS Injection Vulnerability

On June 5, 2014 the OpenSSL project released a security advisory. CVE-2014-0224 can allow for a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack to be carried out between a vulnerable client and vulnerable server. Zimbra has produced a patch for OpenSSL vulnerability for versions 8.0.3 to 8.0.7. For instructions on how to apply the patch, please access the Zimbra Forums or Zimbra Support Portal.

Meet Our Partner - Trinsic Technologies

Where does your organization call home? Austin, Texas - a fun, quirky city with lots of talent and great barbecue.

What does your organization specialize in? Enterprise-hosted solutions with a focus on email security and compliance.

What drew your organization to partner with Zimbra? We were searching for an alternative to Microsoft Exchange due to its high total cost of ownership. Zimbra is Linux-based, feature-rich and has a lower overall total cost of ownership than its competitors.

What exciting things does your organization have coming up in the next six months? We will be releasing our Unified Email Management Platform that delivers email hosting (powered by Zimbra) along with security, continuity, archiving and compliance through an integrated cloud-based service managed from a single web-based console. This platform will be a great fit for organizations that have deployed Zimbra on-premises, but are lacking an affordable, tightly integrated security, continuity and compliance solution.

In one sentence, what tips would you share about Zimbra Collaboration? Take the time to browse the Zimbra Zimlet library for a variety of useful add-ons.

Upcoming Events

Synaxon UK National Conference - Northamptonshire
Zimbra will be sponsoring the Synaxon UK 2014 National Conference June 19-20. Connect with our team at this major IT channels conference to learn more about Zimbra's partnership options and collaboration solutions.

Red Hat Forum 2014 - Europe, Middle East and Africa
Zimbra is sponsoring the Red Hat Forum 2014 and will be presenting in several different cities across EMEA. Stop by our exhibit to learn more about Zimbra Collaboration features such as email, address book, calendaring and file sharing. The remaining dates and locations include:

Zimbra and Sitecore World Cup Event - London
Exciting news! The World Cup is almost here, and Zimbra and Sitecore are delighted to be part of the technology behind the new digital platform for England. To celebrate this success, Zimbra and Sitecore are teaming up to invite you to an exclusive event on June 26 from 3:00pm onward. Reserve your seat today.

June Issue


Zimbra CTO, Rob Howard, shares three tips for how to improve the mobile experience of customers. View his article on
Enterprise Apps Today.

Brent Rhymes, President of Worldwide Field Operations at Zimbra, advises businesses to ask three key questions before choosing an email platform. Read his recommendation on

Bounty, the leading parenting club in the UK, has chosen Zimbra to power its online community for new and expectant mums. Rufus Leonard will design and implement the new digital experience for Bounty, which will be based on technology from Sitecore and Zimbra.

Training Courses

Enroll now for one of our upcoming sessions for the Zimbra Collaboration System Administration course.

June 23-27
(6:00am - 11:00am PT)

July 28-Aug 1
(7:00pm - 11:30pm PT)

Aug 26-28
(6:30am - 2:30pm PT)

Sep 23-25 *live in Frisco, TX
(8:00am - 5:00pm CT)

Space is limited, so email training@zimbra.com to enroll today!

For more information about this course, visit our training website. And check out our calendar for a complete schedule of our upcoming sessions, including sessions also provided by our Zimbra Certified Training Partners.

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