Zimbra Features

Zimbra Zimlets

Zimlets is a framework that can integrate with third party applications. In effect users can access to third party apps within the Zimbra Webmail Client. That is to say Zimbra can interact with third party apps. It was build to enhance the user experience with Zimbra’s Web Client. Some of these Zimlets enhance the user experience while in their email messages, letting them click on the following type of text. By default Zimbra Zimlets is available out of the box deployment and pre-defined, such as:

  • Dropbox
  • Slack
  • Nextcloud
  • Zoom
  • Jitsi

Zimlets Webmail Interface


Zimlets Use Cases

Organisation that has specific needs will find this useful for integration and compliance purpose. In other taking full control. For example to integrate with a CRM Software such as Salesforce. Hence improving collaboration among staff and customers. For this reason a user can navigate from a single user interface.

There are time when a user might forget to attached a file to an Email. Consequently spending more time and resources. This in other words reduce productivity. Therefore simple task can be solved by integrating Zimlets to work with it.

Jitsi a video conferencing software that can be integrated to your own instance. In other words your own private video conference channel. Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure video conferencing solutions. 

Since Zimbra Collaboration is an open core Email collaboration software. Zeta Alliance was formed among Zimbra users, partners and contributors to improve Zimbra Platform. Therefore to help ensure a long term success and health as an open source project. There are Zimbra/Synacor within the founders group of the alliance.
To gather more information on Zimbra Zimlets please visit the following links.
To find out more about how various Zimlets can help your organization please visit https://gallery.zetalliance.org/extend/