Zimbra Features

Zimbra is the leading open source solution for enterprise, service provider, education, and government environments. A review of its features explains why:


  • Web interface that behaves like traditional “fat clients,” regardless of platform
  • Access from various devices: regular desktop browser, phone browser, WAP, ActiveSync.
  • Robust collaborative features.


  • Extremely fast, easy, and dynamic searching for email, contacts, or calendar events
  • Save searches so you can use them again without typing
  • Ability to access remote accounts via IMAP or POP.
  • Email, Address book, Instant Messaging, Calendar,
  • Organize messages with Tags


  • Ability to deploy innovative, unique “Zimlets” that provide additional features and functionality
  • Increased options for mail forward (keep local copy, no local copy, or just a notification of new mail.)

Mail Management

  • Automatically saves drafts periodically while you write your email so you won’t lose it
  • Easily setup mail filters
  • Train anti-spam filters by dragging email into the “Junk” folder
  • Automatically cleaning Trash Can
  • Use Service Accounts without having to setup your email client


  • Multiple window layouts (e.g. Index over Message Pane, Outlook Style – three vertical panes, Index only)
  • Drag-and-Drop emails into folders


  • Ability to edit Microsoft office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) in the browser.
  • Ability to create and share documents online
  • Check and respond to email sent to alternate email accounts WebDAV access to calendar/attachments/files
  • Add RSS feeds as email folders
  • File storage/sharing