lol-it was just 2 pics
The marketing/sales guys can give you a far better customized walkthrough; throw an email to email@example.com
Don't forget about the advantages to zimbra's method, such as single-instance storage; you send an email to 50 employees & only one copy of a message is stored per mailstore. Dramatically cutting the amount of storage needed.
§Decoupling of meta- & message-data
•Fast store for meta-data
•Multi-volume message store & HSM (automatically move data to SATA, your older SAN, etc.)
§Co-location of user data: Mailbox, Index, Messages
•For longer-lived server data
•Performance (reduced disk I/O)
•Caching (reduced disk I/O)
§Consolidated stateful mailbox tier
•No edge caching otherwise!
•Latency of multi-process chaining
•And reduced CPU overhead of multi-process chaining