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Windows 10 is here! Three things you need to know about Zimbra & Windows 10

Postby jorgedlcruz » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:16 am

windows-10-zimbra-001Product News:Windows 10 is here, and comes also for free to update in line for users on Windows 7 or 8.1. To upgrade to Windows 10, you can look at the bottom right corner and it will come back to you.


Zimbra has been working diligently to provide the Support and Documentation for Windows 10 and the new Web Browser Microsoft Edge, and we want to share with you three interesting things about Zimbra Collaboration and Windows 10.



1.- Zimbra Collaboration Briefcase as a Network Share in Windows 10


Zimbra-webdav-win10-002.pngThe Zimbra Collaboration Briefcase uses the WebDAV protocol, and can be connected to Windows 10 like any other network resource. With this method you can have access to all your files from your WebClient and from your computer as well.


You can find the complete Steps in the next Tech Center Article.






2.- Windows Mail app using EAS (Exchange ActiveSync) in Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10


Windows10-mail-zimbra-eas-012.pngWindows 10 comes with a native Mail App, as well as Contacts and Calendar. These tools are really useful for users and IT Administrators as they don’t need to install any other additional software. The Mail, Contacts and Calendar apps support Exchange Activesync, and Zimbra Collaboration provides Exchange ActiveSync on the server side since Zimbra Collaboration 8.5.0, and in Zimbra Collaboration 8.0.9 as beta as well. Only for those who receive ActiveSync as part of their licenses, and not available for FOSS users.


You can find the complete Steps in the next Tech Center Article.



3.- Zimbra Collaboration Web Client in Windows 10 - Microsoft Edge


Zimbra-webclient-windows10-8.7-002.pngOne of the biggest novelties in Windows 10 is Project Spartan, the new Web Browser, Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Edge is a completely new Web Browser that supports multiple desktop environments, has a minimalist look, as well as features such as Cortana voice commands and annotation for websites. Microsoft Edge, unfortunately, is not yet supported by Zimbra Collaboration but we are working on this for our next patch. Patch 4, (complete Bugzilla report), for Zimbra Collaboration 8.6 to support it, as well in the instructions to fix this in Zimbra Collaboration 8.0.x. In Zimbra Collaboration 8.7 this is set to render properly in Microsoft Edge. You can find the complete Steps in the next Tech Center Article.



Looking forward for your feedback and experiences with Microsoft Windows 10 and Zimbra Collaboration.



Jorge de la Cruz https://jorgedelacruz.es
Technical Marketing Manager at Zimbra/Synacor https://www.zimbra.com/

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