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Zimbra Collaboration Suite

Enterprise collaboration and online community software.

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Zimbra Collaboration Suite Pricing

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Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS) is sold per user mailbox in bundled packs of 25, 250 and 2,500. Packs are available as annual, multi-year and perpetual software licenses.

Open Source Edition
Zimbra Open Source Edition is a free email and collaboration solution ideal for individuals or smaller organizations that do not require Zimbra Support, advanced administration, business continuity and only IMAP email on desktops and devices.

Special discounts are available for government, education and non-profit organizations.

What users say

Great for small orgs that can't justify the cost of paid email suites but want the features that they may have become used to with Exchange/Outlook.
Great for small orgs that can't justify the cost of paid email suites.

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Reviewers who mentioned pricing said:

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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A communication platform that worked when options were limited

Reviewed 5 months ago

I must stay, long before the current top 3 collaboration providers were reachable to most enterprises, zimbra was the best option and worked acceptably, but for the price now it is simply outdated. Though for companies looking for unattached and independent email and collaboration, it is the best option. All the other providers tie you into their ecosystems and bundle features that you might simply never use.

Pros

For an admin, it really gives much fine grained controls in configuration and setup and before cloud emails were affordable, it was unbeatable in its offerrings of collaboration features. Its contact management is also great.

Cons

The interface is unfriendly, to setup and manage is also quite a task and support is not all that. The features are also quite outdated.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Zimbra review from where I stand

Reviewed 2 months ago

Awesome experience we have had

Pros

It is a very secure gmail like e-mail collaboration suite. It works as if your company is running all the features of gmail without the price tag. It is awesome when proerly configured

Cons

Very difficult to install. You would need a professional installation to get the Zimbra to run efficiently on your Server

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Zimbra collaboration review

Reviewed 8 months ago

Zimbra is good and easy to use for users. Integrates well mobile apps

Pros

It's cost-effective, secure and helps to avoid spam. Easy back and restore facility. Helps create calenders

Cons

Zimbra has no function to recall emails sent accidentally.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Zimbra Collaboration Suite is a great software that allows us to be communicated effectively.

Reviewed 4 years ago

Zimbra Collaboration Suite has brought me many benefits professionally speaking. Having this software has been a very pleasant experience since we migrated from another mail service to Zimbra. With this things seem simpler. Its interface helps a lot so that any user finds it easy to handle it.

Pros

What I like most about the Zimbra Collaboration Suite is that it groups several services in a single package. To have a list of contacts, a tool to plan activities, a calendar and most importantly: email service, covers all my needs at a professional level. It has been the best investment that has been made in the institution where I have been working for several years.

Cons

I really do not find major flaws in this software. For a low price I think it covers very well the needs that can be presented to us in an office to keep communications.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Light weight, Cost-effective & User-Friendly Web-Email Collaboration product

Reviewed 4 years ago

While working in previous organization, came across this web based product, specially due to its open source nature, and easier to learn. It helped a great deal in being up-to-date by tracking official mails.It has all the features that an basic web email client needs to have. Specially during the times we were connected to VPN, it used to easily work even in low or restricted network connectivity.It had easier and user-friendly User Interface, including refresh button, to force reload emails as per convenience.

Pros

1. Specially the optimized nature of it to work on limited or lower network connectivity like VPN, 2. Cost effective and Opensource nature.

Cons

User Interface was laggy sometimes. It has sort of older look and feel compared to other open source email collaboration products. Sometimes it was not able to filter junk mails effectively compared microsoft exchange service.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Best Email Server

Reviewed 2 years ago

Its a best application i can say over all a great experience in best price using since 4years no major issue that i experienced till now. It helps to keep the back up of all your important mails avoid spam mails and the best thing it is compatible with multiple devices and browsers.

Pros

Its an open source server for email and web client which is designed for browser based interface.I can say its really cheap compare to other email servers. It helps you to create calendars, create backup of important file and also easy document storage. The compatibility with multiple devices and browser is the best feature of Zimbra.

Cons

Sometimes we get bugs when any new update comes to fix that they really take long time which is the only drawback that i feel till now.

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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Simplistic, Cost Efficient approach towards Email communication

Reviewed 4 years ago

- Functionality of sending and receiving mails - Appointments in Calendar - helped me in developing my basing understanding of mail clients - helped me in performing my daily work as our business runs through Zimbra

Pros

1. Open Source - Easy to Configure, Less capital needed, less memory Consuming and Secure 2. simplicity - the user interface is very friendly no need to introduce people on how to use it. 3. Functionality - availability of important basic functions like Calendar, Document Storage and mail backup is already there and is very easy to use . 4. ease - can be configured according to business requirements and use 5. Stability

Cons

1. Can Include many functionalities and add ons. 2. Hard to configure shared mailboxes and DL's 3. Cannot handle huge data and less storage space 4. GUI can be much improved

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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It is a software that groups several functions allowing communication to be more effective

Reviewed 4 years ago

Thanks to Zimbra I have been able to keep better communication with my teammates and at the same time I have improved my ability to plan thanks to the tools that this software has. It has been a great alternative.

Pros

It has a very intuitive interface that makes this software an easy tool to use. In the same way its installation is very simple. Account with contacts, chat and tasks in addition to their email service. It is available for several platforms. It is accessible in terms of price

Cons

One aspect to improve is the interface design. I think it's somewhat antiquated if we compare it with other software of this type in the market.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Great for small orgs that can't justify the cost of paid email suites

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Great for small orgs that can't justify the cost of paid email suites but want the features that they may have become used to with Exchange/Outlook. The web app is pretty damned good, and the Zimbra Desktop app for Windows/Mac/etc is serviceable if you need to manage multiple accounts.

Cons

Requirement for extra apps on Android for CalDAV/CardDAV support as ActiveSync is only available in the paid (Network Edition).

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Its a good product with low cost on-premise mailing and collaboration suite!!

Reviewed 4 years ago

Our organization is based on Linux with end user using the same and we really don;t want to go MS Exchange option so we left with choices of Lotus Notes (Which is a very good yet expensive product), Novell groupwise and Zimbra. Having tested Zimbra around more than 10 years ago we choose this. It has the flexibility to provide mobile base, thick client and thin web base client. So it was good choice and we are quite satisfied with our decision back then

Pros

Its scale-able, robust, secure and low cost. Based on Postfix and other opensource packages it provides good emailing solution. All the included packages are thoroughly tested before included in release. With most of the world going to cloud for email for the organizations need low cost yet secure and scale-able on premise mailing solution Zimbra is a good option. It has very good Web base UI which is very easy to use. There is no performance issues. Visibility with logs is very good . Zimlets are very cool features you can add on

Cons

The support is a bit so so maybe because of change of so many owners of the company. The web ui can use skin option to make it look and feel like different email platform in the market, e.g. if someone is use to outlook or gmail ui then a them/skin could provide that

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Community Edition of Zimbra - High bar to jump but the price is right!

Reviewed 2 years ago

Experience has been good to excellent.

Pros

The open source nature of a sophisticated multi-node email server can't be matched. Free??? This is great.

Cons

There is a high technological bar. One must be conversant with LDAP and understand how to make that run to properly implement the server. It is not for the faint of heart technologically.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Good software to increase productivity

Reviewed 3 years ago

My overall experience is good. Actually very good in terms of value for money. I would recommend for others. Organizations that very big can afford others, but I think market segment for zimbra is different

Pros

Easy to organize things. I like the way you can tag and create a note for yourself

Cons

Sometimes it lags, maybe because I use browser based rather than the dextop app

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Great program for non expensive web client

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Great for company that does not want expensive email web client. Does everything you want in an email client. Never had system crash and is pretty decent.

Cons

Not an exchange. restriction list is a bit weird. not easy to migrate to a newer version. backups of emails is a bit difficult.

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My experience has been very positive.

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

We have been using Zimbra for over 8 years and have been very happy with it . Good functionality for the price.

Cons

Our current version does not allow individual users to add/change distribution lists. This function has to be performed by the admin.

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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It gets the job done

Reviewed 6 months ago

I use it as a mailing service in the company, it was hard at the beginning but you get used to it.

Pros

Well, I believe that the most likable thing about this software it's the economic side, you can manage your mail like any other but in a cheaper way.

Cons

You can miss some features that have other mailing services, you get used to, but it's not that smooth.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Helpful way to stay connected.

Reviewed 3 years ago

I have enjoyed using Zimbra, it took a little bit to get used to the format, but overall it's great!

Pros

I like that the entire Fyzical franchise emails pop up when I want to compose a new email. It is helpful to know how is available.

Cons

The read messages do not drop down to low priority, so if I leave one unread so I can come back to it. The message gets buried in the inbox.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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User friendly and economical suite for business needs

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

The best thing that you would like to have in the suite it is email interface. It is so user friendly and loaded with all the features that you might find it hard to have among other suites. You can Import your email history, organize your historical and present data with filters and set-up meeting slots with just one click.

Cons

Haven't tried any apart form this , so it won;t be justice to add my remarks to this

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Totally comfortable with end user

Reviewed 3 years ago

We are providing mail services and also we use this internally. We have entire control of this. managing and using zimbra is such a good experience to do both user and admin roll.

Pros

In back end, It has many functional options like configuring email for an organization with such simple steps. As a user we have bulk messages options and variety of using this makes good value what we expected.

Cons

spam messages we got and handling those messages , security level.

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Free version lacks features and cloud (payed) version is too expensive

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

In the company we all remember Zimbra. It left us with a really good impression. It had nice features that other "better" ones don't have like batch mail forwarding or delayed email sending. I would use it again.

Cons

Unfortunatelly, it did not integrate well enough with our mobile devices (cellphones and tablets). We also faced a couple of database corruptions so we decided to think about going cloud version but....it was more expensive than GSuite or Office 365 so... we stopped using it.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Reliable and usefull collaboration tools

Reviewed a year ago

It's open source free to use , so it is a great deal for SMBs. For larger companies I would recommend an enterprise subscription

Pros

You get all the collaboration features through any web browser, no need to install plugins or clients, available everywhere you need it even with low speed connections

Cons

Calendar and tasks need and additional software to sync on android phones, it would be great to have a zimbra product for that function