Zimbra Launches as Charter Member in Red Hat Exchange

Zimbra Collaboration Suite Now Available to Test or Buy Directly From Red


May 10, 2007, 01:00 ET from Zimbra

    SAN MATEO, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimbra, the leader in open
 source, next-generation collaboration and messaging software, today
 announced that its flagship Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS), which is
 certified by Red Hat, is available for purchase via the recently announced
 Red Hat Exchange (RHX). Red Hat Exchange helps customers compare, buy, and
 manage open source business applications -- all in one place, all from one
 trusted source.
     "Being selected for Red Hat Exchange opens the door to a huge market
 that has a proven appetite for the benefits of innovation and collaboration
 that Zimbra brings to the table. Red Hat's broad reach and installed base
 of hundreds of thousands of customers is a great market for the Zimbra
 solution," said Satish Dharmaraj, Zimbra CEO and co-founder. "We're
 thrilled to join with an industry leader such as Red Hat to offer our
 customers the Zimbra Collaboration Suite through the new Red Hat Exchange."
     Zimbra and Red Hat customers will benefit from this new exchange. Red
 Hat will be able to distribute not only the underlying infrastructure, but
 the complete ZCS messaging and collaboration application -- all under the
 Red Hat certification system.
     "As organizations begin to migrate more mission-critical applications
 to Linux including collaboration systems, Red Hat Exchange will pre-package
 these applications making it easier for customers," said Donald Fischer,
 vice president of Online Services at Red Hat. "We are excited to have
 Zimbra as a participant in our new offering as an innovative open source
 messaging and collaboration solution. With Zimbra and Red Hat together,
 end-users and administrators are assured of getting the best messaging
 experience and professional support on the market."
     The Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) provides a unique set of end-user
 and administrator benefits that make it a flexible solution for deployments
 of all sizes. Key features include next-generation email; shared
 calendaring; Web and desktop applications; Web document authoring and
 sharing; "over the air" synchronization to a wide range of mobile devices;
 VoIP integration; and compatibility with Microsoft Outlook, Apple and Linux
     Pricing and Availability
     The ZCS 4.5 Network Edition is available to try or purchase via the Red
 Hat Exchange at
 https://rhx.redhat.com/rhx/catalog/productdetail.jspa?productId=1001. ZCS 4.5
 Network Edition includes product support as well as software subscriptions to
 new releases, updates and patches. The ZCS 4.5 Open Source Edition is free.
 ZCS is available on-premise or as a hosted service; for information about
 Zimbra's hosting partner program, please visit
 http://www.zimbra.com/partners/. Users can discuss topics related to the
 Zimbra Collaboration Suite and provide feedback at
     About Zimbra
     Zimbra is the leading provider of open source collaboration and
 messaging software for enterprises, service providers, educational
 institutions, and government agencies. The Zimbra Collaboration Suite
 features an AJAX Administrative user interface and browser based client to
 dramatically improve the messaging and collaboration experience for
 administrators and end users alike. Zimbra supports Windows, Apple, and
 Linux desktops and works with Microsoft Outlook as well as today's most
 essential PC and mobile devices including the Blackberry, Treo and Motorola
 Q. Additionally, Zimbra supports popular server operating systems such as
 Red Hat, Mac, Ubuntu, SUSE, Fedora and more. The Zimbra Collaboration Suite
 was voted Best Enterprise Project in the inaugural 2006 SourceForge.net
 Community Choice Awards, received a SIIA Codie award for Best Communication
 or Collaboration Solution and won InfoWorld's 2007 Application Innovator
 Technology of the Year Award. More information and software downloads are
 available at http://www.zimbra.com/.
     About RHX
     Red Hat Exchange helps you compare, buy, and manage open source
 business applications. All in one place. All from one trusted source. We've
 done the work of choosing the right application for you: RHX features
 profiles, ratings, prices -- even free trials -- for every application. And
 working in collaboration with our partners, applications are validated to
 run on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, delivered through Red Hat Network, and
 supported by Red Hat. You'll find the right solution faster -- and have the
 confidence of Red Hat behind it. For more information please visit