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Open xchange
Open-Xchange
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Writer
Owner at David Strom Inc.
Aug 20 2017

What do you think of Open-Xchange?

A flexible unified communications service for collaborative workgroups that can share files, import and export contacts and calendars from a wide variety of data sources and Web services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google’s Gmail. Entirely open-source based. Price: Varies depending on market and number of user accounts Requirements: Works on a wide variety of browsers and operating systems. We tested it in May 2013.
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Real User
Lecturer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 22 2016

What is most valuable?

Email in Zimbra: The email application allows users to activate the Zimlets "request read receipt". For me, it's a brand new and useful support for email services, which I have not yet experienced elsewhere. Besides, the interface is very convenient for busy people while scanning the incoming messages/emails and at the same time opening them. Despite sticking... more»

What needs improvement?

Server deployment and the GUI for emails should be better.
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Real User
Network Manager / Senior Network Engineer at Warnock, Tanner & Associates
Apr 25 2018

What is most valuable?

- O365 Admin portal - New admin reports - Office 365 Secure Score - Integrated Security - Ease of migration from anywhere - Intuitive GUI for control (Has greatly improved) - Filters - Granular control - Encryption for HIPPA standards -... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have made about 10 migrations from Gmail, ATT, Amplex, 2007 - 2013 on prem Exchange servers to Exchange Online. The uptime and stability is far better than any on-prem or hosted solution I have used in the past. Being a MS partner gives you... more»

What needs improvement?

Microsoft does not provide an automated way to migrate Public Folders. At this time you will need to run a series of complex PowerShell commands. Supposedly Microsoft has done something about the public folders, however I have not... more»
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Real User
Solution Architect for New Products and Services at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 28 2017

What is most valuable?

Lotus Domino is an excellent platform for making groupware applications that are natively integrated with email. It gives you the flexibility to publish applications in the web with practically no effort if you use some of the templates... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We used Lotus Domino / Lotus Notes a lot few years ago for: * Corporate politics and procedures * Corporate phone book * Email * Workflow applications for authorization. As soon as we solved the issue of the standard, we wanted to cover in... more»

What needs improvement?

The problem with Lotus Domino is that there are no new versions of the product. The last version that I know is 9.x.
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IceWarp
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Real User
IT Manager at a program development consultancy
Jul 03 2017

What do you think of IceWarp?

Valuable Features The groupware module is the most valuable feature. • Improvements to My Organization It makes sharing of information between working teams of different projects very easy and fast, whether they are local or abroad. • Room for Improvement Although the documentation is extensive and in depth, you must familiarize yourself with it before taking full advantage of the product. • Use of Solution I have used it for almost eight years. • Deployment Issues The deployment, and the version updates / upgrades, are straightforward and with no issue. Even the initial conversion from 602LAN SUITE happened overnight. • Stability Issues Stability is excellent. • Scalability Issues We are currently investigating its scalability. • Customer Service and...
Zarafa
Zarafa
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Real User
Senior Consultant IT Infrastructure at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Jul 19 2016

What is most valuable?

Zarafa has several very valuable features, among them a very good Outlook-like web interface. Furthermore, ZPush for talking between ActiveSync and mobile devices is a valuable asset. In addition, one is able to connect via Outlook and the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I mostly installed Zarafa for customers. They found it to be a lightwight groupware solution with many enterprise features, such as connecting to Active Directory or OpenLDAP.

What needs improvement?

As far as I know, only MySQL is supported. It would be great to also have Postgres support, but I am not sure if this is possible in a technical way because Zarafa has very specific requirements when it comes to storing MAPI objects in a... more»

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