"In the battle of Web-based clients, who's going to take the
crown? Gmail or the newly released Zimbra Desktop 2.0? After a week
of comparison, the findings are in and there's a clear winner. With
2.0, Zimbra adds support for social networks, Zimlets, and more
— but are they enough to unseat Gmail?
"I've always liked the concept of Zimbra Desktop, but in
practice it's just never done it for me. With the release of Zimbra
Desktop 2.0 on the 12th, I thought I'd give it a go. Rightly or
wrongly, I see Gmail as the interface to beat. It's a good mix of
features and simplicity that other mail clients have a hard time
"Since Zimbra Desktop supports IMAP, I went ahead and configured
it to connect to my Gmail account and put it through its paces. The
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