Press Releases

  • Zimbra Community 8.0 Offers Social Business Engagement Anywhere on Any Device; Introduces Free Edition

    New release and free edition enhance customer support and increase employee productivity for organizations of all sizes (DALLAS) March 11, 2014 — Zimbra , a global leader in unified collaboration and community software, today introduced the latest version of its community software solution, Zimbra Community 8.0, which extends the power of online communities for customer support and private social networking to remote and mobile workers. New to Zimbra Community 8.0 is a free edition designed for small businesses and individual users who want to leverage the power of their social communities...
  • Zimbra Strengthens its Leadership with Executive Appointments in Customer Support, Channels and Sales

    (DALLAS, TX) February 10, 2014 — Zimbra , a global leader in unified collaboration software, today announced three new executive moves within its senior leadership team. Thom O’Connor was promoted to senior vice president of global support, Steve Poncini was appointed senior vice president of worldwide channels, and Alan Elliot was appointed vice president of sales for the Americas. “These three executive moves showcase the level of high caliber talent we have on the Zimbra leadership team and reinforce our strong commitment to our customers and partners around the globe,”...
  • AlfaVAD enters distribution partnership with Zimbra

    Athens, Greece, January 3 — AlfaVAD announced today that it has signed a distribution partnership agreement with Zimbra , a global leader in unified collaboration software. Under the terms of the agreement, AlfaVAD will expand its portfolio to include the complete line of Zimbra products. The organization plans to sell the products through the extensive channel of value-added resellers and system integrators in Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Bulgaria, Romania, UAE and Turkey. "We are pleased to be leveraging AlfaVAD’s expertise and local footprint to capitalize on Zimbra’s opportunity...
  • Zimbra (Telligent) CFO Named Finalist for Dallas Business Journal CFO of the Year Award

    Dallas – October 28, 2013 — Zimbra , formerly Telligent, today announced that its chief financial officer, Kristin Reichert, was selected as a finalist for the Dallas Business Journal CFO of the Year Award. The award recognizes Dallas-area financial executives for exceptional performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. Under Reichert’s leadership, the company has grown nearly 500%, doubled its employee count, expanded from one to six offices worldwide and completed the acquisition of two companies, most notably, Zimbra from VMware. Reichert was instrumental...
  • Zimbra Unveils Integrated Team, Culture and Vision for People-Centered Collaboration at User Group Conference

    New Company Symbolizes the Integration of Traditional Collaboration and Social Collaboration DALLAS – September 25, 2013 – Zimbra, formerly Telligent, today introduced its vision for people-centered collaboration by introducing its integrated executive management team, brand strategy and culture at its user group conference, The Big Social. The three-day conference took place in Dallas from Sept. 23 to 25 and was Zimbra’s first initiative as a combined company. Customers and partners from as far as Japan, India and Singapore came together to share best practices, ideas and...
  • Telligent (Zimbra) Positioned in the “Visionaries” Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace

    Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Dallas – September 17, 2013 – Telligent (Zimbra), a leading provider of social community software, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.” (1) Gartner selects and positions vendors in the Magic Quadrant based on their ability to execute on product functionality, sales, marketing and customer experience, among other factors. The inclusion of Telligent (Zimbra) on this year’s Magic...
  • Three Telligent Customers Announced as 2013 Constellation SuperNova Award Finalists

    Independent research firm recognizes Telligent customers for being champions of disruptive technology in the future of work and next generation customer experience categories Dallas – September 11, 2013 – Telligent , a market leader in enterprise social software, announced today that three of its customers – Dell, Tyler Technologies and Beck Ag – were selected as finalists in the third annual Constellation SuperNova Awards. Selected from a pool of more than 220 applicants, the finalists are recognized as having overcome the odds in successfully applying emerging and disruptive...
  • Population Reference Bureau Selects Telligent to Transform Engagement with Stakeholders

    Telligent's express edition of public community software chosen to enhance organization's collaboration and engagement Dallas, TX – August 22, 2013 – Telligent , a market leader in enterprise social software, has been chosen by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) to advance its mission by implementing an online community dedicated to enhancing collaboration. PRB’s work is funded by private foundations, government agencies, and individual donors, and the organization also frequently collaborates with other nonprofit organizations and universities. The organization’s...
  • Telligent Announces Senior Marketing Analyst as Keynote Speaker for Upcoming User Group Conference

    Kim Celestre, senior analyst serving technology marketing professionals, to discuss online communities, customer lifecycle and social tech (DALLAS) August 7, 2013 – Telligent , a market leader in enterprise social software, is gearing up for its annual user group conference, The Big Social , and today announced that industry analyst Kim Celestre will be a keynote speaker this year. Celestre, a senior analyst at Forrester Research, Inc., covers B2B and B2C marketing, with a specific emphasis on the use of social marketing platforms and online communities to shape exploration and buying...
  • Telligent Acquires Zimbra from VMware

    Telligent will combine with Zimbra to form a new software company offering a unified social collaboration suite built for the post-PC era DALLAS, TX, July 15, 2013 — Telligent, a market leader in enterprise social software, today announced that it has acquired from VMware the assets of Zimbra, a leading messaging and collaboration solution. Upon closing, Telligent and Zimbra will merge to form Zimbra, a new software company offering a unified social collaboration suite. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Zimbra, which will receive investments from Intel Capital, NXT Capital...