- Features

Administrative Benifits

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)
  • 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)


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

Open solution

  • Open source
  • Open formats - One MIME message per file means Zimbra storage is not opaque to sys. admin. or operating system utilities

End-User Benifits