We are excited to announce Zimbra 7 is generally available. A heartfelt thanks goes out to the many contributors, beta testers, supporters and bug filers who provided valuable feedback and guidance throughout the development cycle.

There are over 200 new features; many focused on creating even better enterprise productivity, especially around scheduling and file management, as well as significant work on extending openness and improved manageability.

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Feature Highlights:

  • Briefcase file versioning and check in/out
  • Self-restore previously deleted email / calendar data
  • Scheduling wizard
  • Preview schedules in email meeting invites
  • Reminders server (email, sms)
  • People / GAL search
  • Schedule future email delivery and undo send
  • Add multiple attachments at once in Compose
  • View distribution list members
  • Forward contacts as vCards
  • Copy existing meetings
  • Better performance & scalability with MySQL & Ngnix updates
  • Kerberos SSO support
  • oAuth support
  • BES 5.0 support
  • New operating systems Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, RHEL 6 / Fedora 13 (beta)
  • Outlook 2010 64 bit support

Please note that also Zimbra Desktop 7 is in Beta and the Appliance will be in 7 beta soon, our goal moving forward is to keep these together as single platform releases.

Finally, some may notice we have updated the name to roll off the tongue easier – we are now shipping ZCS officially as VMware Zimbra Collaboration Server (not Suite).

The Zimbra Team



3 Comments to “Zimbra 7 Is Generally Available”

  1. foo | February 9th, 2011 at 12:10 am

    What is with the horrid license, isn’t Zimbra supposed to be FLOSS??

  2. bar | February 9th, 2011 at 12:11 am

    Please make it work with distro packages instead of embedding copies of those packages. Please also get it into the distros!

  3. Truong Anh Tuan | February 9th, 2011 at 9:05 am

    Zimbra is pure open source, released under ZPL (http://www.zimbra.com/license/zimbra-public-license-1-3.html)

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