Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0 Alpha Release Available Now!

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Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0 Alpha Release Available Now!

Postby sposetti » Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:25 am

Today, we are excited to announce the availability of Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0 "Helix" as an Alpha release! For those not familiar, an Alpha release is an even earlier preview version than a Beta release. So this is the first chance to get your hands on ZCS 7.0 and your opportunity to help shape the product direction.
Zimbra has spent a lot of time planning the feature set for our flagship product. With this release, we are focusing on how to make it easier for End Users to manage their emails & schedules, and enabling Administrators to optimize their infrastructure by taking advantage of virtualization. Some of the planned features include:

  • Ability to "undo" email operations

  • Conveniently located People Search makes it easy to search the GAL

  • Re-designed calendar screens to make it easier than ever to create appointments and meetings

  • A Scheduling Wizard to help with finding a meeting date + time

  • Forward Contacts as vCard

  • Improved Signature controls

  • Core component updates and taking advantage of the VMware vSphere "heartbeat" Health Monitor

  • Plus, we are making a few zimlets (like WebEx, Email Attacher and Search Highlighter) core features of the product.

Overall, we are planning over 180+ enhancements. You can see the complete list on the Zimbra Product Management Portal.
You can download ZCS 7.0 Alpha today at our website:
[url=Open Source Edition Downloads: Enterprise Messaging and Collaboration Software by Zimbra[/url]
Note: This Alpha release is not supported and not for production use. And since this is a very early access build of ZCS 7.0, you might find some incomplete features or a bit of instability.
Thank you in advance for taking the time to try the Alpha and for your perseverance & understanding. Please provide any feedback or if you run into any issues in the Zimbra Forums. Your feedback will enable us to quickly improve Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0!

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Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0 Alpha Release Available Now!

Postby 6233maxxer » Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:16 am

good news, can't wait to provide a VM and perform a test...
but, why there is no Ubuntu 10.04 download?
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Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0 Alpha Release Available Now!

Postby mmorse » Sat Sep 25, 2010 11:04 am

There were some logswatchctl/logging bugs being fixed on that particular platform that didn't make it into the earlier alpha cut - should be available come beta.

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