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Managed Zimbra Email solution

Comparison with  MS Exchange / Google Apps / Lotus

Zimbra Email Server with Spam & Virus Protection Starts $ 105.00/month

Features

Zimbra Hosting

MS Exchange

Licensing

Free Open Source

Licensing

Secure chat (xmpp, stored)

Yes

Yes

File sharing

Yes

Yes

Document sharing

Yes

Yes

iPhone, Blackberry support

Yes

Yes

calendar, contact and task Sharing

Yes

Yes

Data Portability (moving data to another solution)

Open-standards

Limited

Universal desktop client

Yes

No

Apple iSync support

Yes

Yes

Flip phone J2E client

Yes

Yes

Instant messaging

Yes

Yes

Data Portability

Yes

Yes

Secure Chat

Yes

Yes

Off-Line Access in Browser

Yes

No

CalDav and WebDav Compliant

Yes

No

SOX compliance out of the box

Yes

Yes

Email grouping

Yes

Yes

Integrated antispam, antivirus

Yes

Yes

Native support for Mac,Windows & Linux users

Yes

No

Wiki/Document/Briefcase Sharing

Yes

Yes

Server-side Anti-Spam/Anti-Virus

Optional

Depends

Desktop Sync Support(Outlook, Mail.app, iCal, etc.)

Included

Outlook only

Web 2.0 Mash-up framework (Zimlets)

Included

No

Web Identities

Included

No

Right click message context Menu

Yes

No

Keyboard/navigation web short-cuts

Yes

Yes

WebDav compliant file sharing(desktop and web!)

Yes

Yes

Fast online search - including attachments!

Yes

No

CalDav compliant calendaring

Yes

No

 

 

 

Features

Zimbra Hosting

Google Apps

Licensing

Free Open Source

50 $/user/p.a

Max user accounts

Unlimited

10

Max mailbox quota

Unlimited

7 GB

POP

Yes

Yes

IMAP

Yes

Yes

Documents

Yes

Yes

Calendar

Yes

Yes

Mailbox Share

Yes

No

Document sharing

Yes

No

Send Email later

Yes

No

Drag and drop

Yes

No

Right click message context Menu

Yes

No

Local email archive

Yes

No

Mini calendar

Yes

No

Tasks

Yes

No

Email as attachment

Yes

No

Multi condition search

Yes

limited fields

Saved searches

Yes

No

Domain wide blacklist / whitelist

Yes

No

Block attachments domain wide

Yes

No

Email notifications

Yes

No

Customize anti spam

Yes

No

Email tags

Yes

No

Ads

No

Yes

Outgoing mail filter

Yes

No

Chat

Yes

Yes

Export messages as zip file

Yes

No

Add external email account

Yes

Yes

View the folder size

Yes

No

Compose multiple mails at a time

Yes

No

Upload and store personal files in briefcase

Yes

No

Attached image preview

Yes

No

 

 

 

Category

Features

Zimbra Hosting

Lotus Domino

 Web-based

Collaboration and

Productivity

Rich, cross-browser web interface

Yes

Yes

Web mash-ups + on-demand interaction w/external content

Yes

No

Conversations

Yes

No

Tags/Categories

Yes

No

Group/resource scheduling

Yes

Yes

Contacts/calendar sharing

Yes

No

Subscribe to RSS/ATOM feeds

Yes

No

Native VOIP integration

Yes

No

HTML views of attachments

Yes

No

Rich web document authoring

Yes

Yes

File/document sharing

Yes

No

Keyboard navigation/shortcuts

Yes

No

Publish/subscribe content outside domain

Yes

No

Comprehensive server-side indexing/search

Yes

Yes

Attachment contents indexing/search

Yes

No

Custom content object indexing/search

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

Mobility and Client Compatibility

Native over-the-air sync for mail, contacts, calendar

Yes

Yes (requires Lotus Mobile
Connect)

Over-the-air sync to BlackBerry devices

Yes

Yes

Outlook/MAPI over HTTP/S

Yes

Unknown

Outlook cached mode

Yes

Unknown

Outlook delegated access

Yes

Unknown

Mac desktop client support

Yes

Not in 6.5. Lotus Notes
7.0.2 is certified on Mac

 

 

 

 

Administration & Total Cost of Ownership

Web-based administration

Yes

Limited

Comprehensive command line administration tools

Yes

Yes

Multiple domains + domain-level administration/delegation

Yes

Yes

Integrated Anti-Spam/Anti-Virus

Yes

No

Clustering/High-Availability

Yes

Yes

Online mailbox-level backup/restore/move

Yes

Yes

Hierarchical storage management

Yes

Yes

Instant attachment conversion to HTML

Yes

No

Open source code

Yes

No

Comprehensive web service interfaces

Yes

Limited

Domain-specific branding and themes

Yes

Yes

Linux/Mac server support

Yes

Yes

Active Directory integration

Yes

Yes

 

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