VMware Sells Zimbra, Microsoft Exchange Rival, to Telligent

VMware (VMW) has sold Zimbra, its Microsoft (MSFT) Exchange alternative, to Telligent. I’m not shocked, considering VMware has been selling off non-core assets and Zimbra’s website had barely been updated this year. But what exactly does Zimbra’s sale mean to the software’s open source community? Here are some educated guesses.