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Gmail vs. Zimbra Desktop 2.0

Oct 23, 2010, 07:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier)


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"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 matching.

"Since Zimbra Desktop supports IMAP, I went ahead and configured it to connect to my Gmail account and put it through its paces. The verdict?"

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