Mailing Source Solution

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Open Source Mailing Solution

The overwhelming complexity of managing high volumes of email communication with legacy systems is painful. Which administrator really likes getting yelled at when messages or mailboxes are lost? How many employees enjoy scrolling through of hundreds emails because searching is too hard?

Collaboration Suite olves the problems faced by administrators and end-users:

Key Administrative Benefits

Better Reliability : Faster online move, backup and recovery of individual or a group of mailboxes

Cost effective Native : Hierarchical storage management and clustering

Easy to maintain : Simple to integrate with Microsoft Active Directory and existing LDAP directories

Extensibility : Web services integration with existing enterprise applications

All in one : Integrated anti-spam and anti-virus

Lower-Overhead Management :

  • Native Hierarchical Storage Management or Information Lifecycle Management (HSM / ILP)
  • Multi-domain support and administration on a single node
  • Online single mailbox restore to point-in-time
  • Online mailbox moves (and backups)
  • Integrated High Availability Solution
  • Rich, zero footprint, AJAX-based administrator interface (cross browser/OS)
  • Dashboards for real-time system activity
  • Comprehensive command-line tools
  • SOAP APIs for every administrative action

Server and Storage Consolidation : Substantial reduction in managed storage - One copy of email & attachments per server (rather than one per user or one per storage group) Substantial increase in the number of users per CPU - Multi-level caching and optimization of underlying system.

Compatibility with Existing Infrastructure :

  • Web services – Full API for easy Bi-directional integration with enterprise applications like CRM, ERP, etc.
  • Client - Outlook, Mobile, IMAP, POP, iCalendar, RSS, etc.
  • Directory - Active Directory/LDAP Integration, Provisioning Support
  • Messaging Server - Co-existence and migration tools (including Microsoft Exchange)

Security :

  • Web security model - Single sign-on, TLS/SSL, no VPN required
  • Secured attachment opening and HTML rendering
  • Spam Assassin and Clam AV included
  • Compatibility with existing anti-spam/anti-virus (via Postfix & amavisd-new)

Key End-user Benefits

Elegant Experience : Innovative Ajax-based web client with search, shared calendar and mail that is integrated with contacts and calendar

Flexibility : Use web client, Microsoft Outlook, or Apple for Email, Contacts, and Calendar

Stay Connected : Support for mobile smart devices: Blackberry (via partner solutions), Treo and etc.

Freedom of Choice : Support of Windows, Apple and Linux Computers

Save time : Zimlet "mash-ups" simplify tasks

Freedom of Client Choice :

  • Browser - Zimbra Ajax client
  • PC Client - Outlook (Online, Offline, Cached Mode), Apple Mail and iCal, Eudora, Evolution, Thunderbird/Sunbird, RSS, etc.
  • Mobile - Wireless devices "over the air" synchronization: Blackberry (via partner solutions), Palm, Nokia, Motorola, Good, PocketPC, etc.

Self-Organizing Mailboxes :

  • Powerful, fast search (including messages and attachments)
  • Saved searches across folders
  • Conversation views across folders
  • Filters

Comprehensive Calendaring :

  • Group scheduling with free/busy management and controls
  • Multiple calendars per user
  • Calendar delegation and sharing
  • Multi-calendar views
  • Subscribe to external calendars in ics format

Extensible model for linking message content to external web services and applications (expressable via hover-over and/or click)

  • Intranet - ERP, CRM, Support, Finance, HR, VoIP phone, etc.
  • Internet – Google/Yahoo Maps, Skype, Travel, Package Tracking, etc.

Efficient Context Switching :

  • Quickly view/create calendar appointments while in mail
  • Quickly create/edit contacts while in mail
  • Quickly view sender’s website while in mail
  • Any Place, Any Machine
  • Rich, zero footprint, AJAX-based end-user interface (cross browser/OS)
  • Security sans VPN
  • Secure, read-only access to attachments without special-purpose client software

Modern collaboration styles/formats : RSS/ATOM feeds