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Product Announcements

Zimbra Collaboration Patch Releases

Last week, Zimbra issued patch releases for Zimbra Collaboration 8.x and 7.x, resolving two critical security vulnerabilities. We strongly recommend that any customer running the following versions of Zimbra Collaboration apply the patches:

8.0.5, 8.0.4, 8.0.3
7.2.5, 7.2.4, 7.2.3, 7.2.2

These issues are being tracked in our Bugzilla systems as the following:

Bug # 80338
Summary: Privilege Escalation via LFI
Affected Versions: 7.2.2 and 8.0.2 and all previous releases

Bug # 84547
Summary: Critical Security Vulnerability
Affected Versions: 7.2.5 and 8.0.5 and all previous releases

The official patch downloads and release notes can be found here: Network Edition Downloads: Enterprise Messaging and Collaboration Software by Zimbra

Please follow the release notes for installation instructions. Each patch release is a cumulative update, including any fixes from previous patch releases for that version.

Company Announcements

Now Available – Zimbra 8 Training Courses

We are pleased to announce the availability of two Zimbra 8.x training courses:

Zimbra Collaboration System Administration

This is a three-day in-depth session that covers everything you need to know about installing, managing, and maintaining your Zimbra Collaboration deployment. This hands-on course covers basic administration, plus the advanced administration functions and configuration of a multi-node Zimbra Collaboration architecture. Click here for a course description.

Upcoming sessions (note: registration is limited to 12 people per session):

  • February 25-27 (6:30am – 2:30pm PST)
  • March 25-27 (6:30am – 2:30pm PST)

Zimbra Web Client for Helpdesk Agents

This three-hour session is designed to teach Tier 1 Helpdesk Agents how to use the Zimbra Web Client (ZWC) from the perspective of the Zimbra end-user. While learning how to use ZWC, Helpdesk Agents will also learn common problems encountered by Zimbra end-users and how to resolve those problems. Click here for a course description.

Upcoming sessions:

  • February 19 (6:00am – 9:00am PST)
  • March 19 (6:00am – 9:00am PST)

To enroll in either course, send an email to and include the following:

  • Name of attendee(s)
  • Contact email and phone number
  • Session date(s)

Partner Announcements & Events

ITPartners with Avnet

When: February 4-5
What: Join Zimbra and Avnet at Disneyland Paris for the 9th edition of ITPartners. Explore product suppliers and IT & Telecom solutions to grow your business. Meet and network with other decision-makers, resellers, integrators, service providers and more. Don’t forget to stop by the Avnet booth to talk with Zimbra team members about how we can help you! Learn more here.

MAAWG – The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group

When: February 17-20
What: Next month, Zimbra will be sponsoring the MAAWG event in San Francisco at Westin Market Street. The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group is driven by market needs and the insight of its global membership. With member companies from Asia, Europe, North America and South America, the organization is currently working on a variety of initiatives addressing ongoing and emerging messaging abuse issues, including bot mitigation, cooperative industry outreach, Web messaging abuse, DNS abuse, wireless messaging, senders issues, and other topics. Learn more here.

January Issue

Zimbra is Hiring

Interested in joining the Zimbra team? Zimbra is growing and currently has over three dozen job openings. Recent openings include:


In a recent article, Inc. highlights the benefits social communities provide to businesses and how social technologies are playing an increasingly important role in the workplace. Inc. attributes this insight to Zimbra’s Chief Technology Officer, Rob Howard. Read the full article here.

To start off the new year, CMSWire recaps its Top 10 social business stories from 2013. Included in the Top 10 is Rob Howard’s interview pertaining to the Zimbra acquisition and the future of email. Check out CMSWire’s full list here.

Research Nation highlights why Zimbra is a good alternative to choosing Microsoft Outlook. Read why Research Nation views Zimbra as a good email option.

Italian publication, TechGenius, spotlights a profile on Zimbra titled “Zimbra: Email Becomes Easy.” The full profile can be viewed here.

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