Anonymous UserSolution Manager at a comms service provider
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Zimbra Collaboration is less expensive than Microsoft Exchange. Zimbra works for small companies because it is not expensive. Zimbra Collaboration has more security tools than Microsoft Exchange. If you are choosing between Zimbra Collaboration and Microsoft Exchange, you have to take into account the cost of security tools with Microsoft Exchange. When you purchase Microsoft Exchange, you will also have to purchase tools for security, which adds to the cost. The migration from Zimbra Collaboration to another email solution is very simple and easy. Migration from Microsoft Exchange to another email solution is very difficult. Microsoft doesn't allow migration that easily. In fact, you have to pay for tools to do that. You have to buy some expensive tools to migrate."
"If you choose the network edition, it is a little pricier. They have the open-source edition too which is only community supported."
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Zarafa is ranked 13th in Email Applications while Zimbra Collaboration is ranked 3rd in Email Applications with 4 reviews. Zarafa is rated 0.0, while Zimbra Collaboration is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zimbra Collaboration writes "It is light to manage and low-cost, but lacks storage management". Zarafa is most compared with Open-Xchange, whereas Zimbra Collaboration is most compared with Microsoft Exchange, Open-Xchange, IceWarp, Kerio Connect and ProtonMail.
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