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"We are using perpetual licenses. We have deployed it in our local data center, and we buy perpetual licenses on a per-user basis.""If you choose the network edition, it is a little pricier. They have the open-source edition too which is only community supported.""When it comes to the licensing of Zimbra Collaboration, my license covers the servers and I find its terms to be much simpler than those of Microsoft Exchange.""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."

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Top Answer: Zimbra is a free, open source collaborative software suite. The features I like best are the ease of integration and the email, calendar, and collaboration server with web interface. In addition, I… more »
Top Answer: The stability is good and keeps getting better with each new update.
Top Answer: The solution is very low cost. It's an open-source solution. It's not an expensive option.
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A cost effective messaging and collaboration solution based on open source components.
Zimbra Collaboration provides administrators and their end users innovative features that solve the challenges faced by organizations using today's legacy communications infrastructure.
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Sample Customers
1&1, Host Europe, KPN, Ziggo, namecheap, Strato, Network Solutions
NEC Biglobe, City of Ventura, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Hola Publishing, BIG, Sleepwell, LaFayette College, Xmission, DNA, Ring Line, Future Group, TIGC
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider45%
Computer Software Company16%
Educational Organization6%
Comms Service Provider47%
Computer Software Company13%
Educational Organization4%
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Small Business64%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise14%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google, Microsoft, Zimbra and others in Email Applications. Updated: November 2021.
555,139 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Open-Xchange is ranked 9th in Email Applications while Zimbra Collaboration is ranked 3rd in Email Applications with 8 reviews. Open-Xchange 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". Open-Xchange is most compared with Microsoft Exchange, G Suite Enterprise, IceWarp, Microsoft Exchange Online and Zarafa, whereas Zimbra Collaboration is most compared with Microsoft Exchange, Kerio Connect, IceWarp, G Suite Enterprise and HCL Domino.

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