Zimbra Collaboration Suite screenshot 2
No screenshot
 Suggest and vote on features

Zimbra Collaboration Suite Features

  1.  Real time collaboration
All features

Zimbra Collaboration Suite information

Supported Languages

  • English
  • ...

Our users have written 2 comments and reviews about Zimbra Collaboration Suite, and it has gotten 35 likes

Zimbra Collaboration Suite was added to AlternativeTo by greenseeker on Aug 11, 2010 and this page was last updated Mar 19, 2020. Zimbra Collaboration Suite is sometimes referred to as Zimbra Collaboration.

Comments and Reviews  Post a comment/review

 all • positive • negative      relevance • date
biapy
  
Top negative comment
Pending approval

Zimbra is a company-oriented webmail with contacts manager, calendar, chat, ... Users find it a good alternative to Microsoft Outlook. For administrators, it's a pain.

By its conception, Zimbra is a security risk: all processes run with the "zimbra" system user. The administration Web UI is run by the same java process that provide the Webmail (a Java app hosted by Tomcat), on a different port. All configuration files are owned by the "zimbra" user. If the Web UI is breached, all Zimbra config can be edited.

The configuration is complex, proprietary and unclear. The learning curve is steep, and stay steep even with a good knowledge of used open source software (postfix, sldapd, tomcat, amavis, ...).

Zimbra doesn't follow semantic versioning. Path numbering doesn't reflect breaking changes. Some patches may break the working configuration.

If a webmail provides the same functionalities as Zimbra without its administration Web UI, choose this webmail. Zimbra ease of administration is a false promise that creates more problems than it solves.

Zimbra team does good work, but from the start, its architecture is the issue. In 15 years, this hasn't changed.

Show entire comment
0
douglaswendelboe
CommentJan 6, 2018

It looks to be expensive as no price is listed. You must submit a request for a quote. Didn't look any further into Zimbra.

2 replies
Jeffrey Zijm

I have to say this. Pricing is more then reasonable. I am currently testing Zimbra and some alternatives and i must say Zimbra is by far the cheapest with all functions included.

Reply written Oct 2, 2019

If this reply contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.
lgwhitlock

The Open Source Edition is free for you to run on your own server whether on site or hosted.

Reply written Feb 5, 2022

If this reply contains spam or other abuse, notify admins about it.
Show entire comment and 2 replies
-4

Said about Zimbra Collaboration Suite as an alternative

sondrak

Similar scope of groupware functionality, including calendar, tasks, etc.

Positive commentMar 22, 2019
as an alternative to  

Tags

Categories

Office & Productivity • Remote Work & Education • Online Services

List containing Zimbra Collaboration Suite

Harmony

Zimbra Collaboration Suite platform details

Linux

server

Online

client

Recent user activities on Zimbra Collaboration Suite