Dec 2009: Zimbra End-user Demo Instruction Webinar


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Dec 2009: Zimbra End-user Demo Instruction Webinar

  1. 1. Zimbra Partners Webinar: Demoing Zimbra Collaboration Suite December 16, 2009 Andy Pflaum, [email_address] , Zimbra Global Channels and Bus. Development Anup Patwardhan, [email_address] , Zimbra Head of Systems Engineering Andrew Shingler, [email_address] , Zimbra Sr. Systems Engineer
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Zimbra Partner Program Updates </li></ul><ul><li>6.0.4 release </li></ul><ul><li>Demoing Zimbra Collaboration Suite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Messages to Convey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Doing the Demo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources – demo script and recorded example </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  3. 3. Upcoming Partner Webinars <ul><li>Save the Dates…. </li></ul><ul><li>Tues. Jan 12 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zimbra Admin UI Demo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preview of Online Training Options for Sales, Tech. Sales & Support” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wed. Feb 3: “Previews of ZCS v7.0 and Zimbra Desktop 2.0” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Zimbra Year-End Partner Survey – this week <ul><li>Only 10 questions…..We appreciate your help & participation! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Zimbra 2009 Highlights <ul><ul><li>50 Million+ Mailboxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4,000+ Customers in 90+ countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners: 60%+ of business, 77 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30K+ Zimbra community members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zimbra 6.0 released in Fall 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Several new enterprise, end-user and admin features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15% of customers have migrated to 6.0 </li></ul></ul>New Zimlets
  6. 6. Partner Program: What’s Coming in 2010 <ul><li>Platform for lead referrals, and deal registration by top partners </li></ul><ul><li>Online training tools for sales and technical sales </li></ul><ul><li>Improved documentation / collateral </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ 2-pager” sales guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TCO calculator tool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More joint marketing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint webinars with partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner case studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for local partner events and training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Zimbra Days” in local markets, with support from Zimbra </li></ul><ul><li>New webinar tool (objectives = reliable, high-quality VoIP, Linux access) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Upcoming Training Classes Zimlet Development Training Dates Location Trainer Language February 23-24 Sunnyvale, Calif., USA Zimbra English Zimbra Admin Training Dates Location Trainer Language January 19-21 Santiago, Chile IT Linux Spanish January 26-28 Sunnyvale, Calif., USA Zimbra English January 26-28 Lima, Peru Software Libre Andino Spanish March 1-3 Olso, Norway Redpill Linpro Norwegian & English March 2-4 San Salvador, El Salvador Next Genesis Spanish March 3-5 São Paulo, Brazil Inova Portuguese March 9-11 Quito, Ecuador Sync SA-OMTech SA Spanish April 6-8 Sunnyvale, Calif., USA Zimbra English
  8. 8. v6.0.4 Feature Highlights (Dec. 16) <ul><li>Full details of 6.0.4 release: </li></ul><ul><li>END-USER FEATURES </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Search Actions: act on large search-result sets ( Bug 10317, ) </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar reminders with units = days (Bug 15146, ) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ New Appointment’ UI checks for resource conflicts for recurring appts (B ug 32675, ) </li></ul><ul><li>Repeating arrow keys (Bug 41816, ) </li></ul><ul><li>Android 2.0: fix email truncation (Bug 42482, ) </li></ul><ul><li>ADMIN FEATURES </li></ul><ul><li>System/domain-wide mandatory signature (Bug 4720, ) </li></ul><ul><li>Delegated admin permission for cross-mailbox search (Bug 25783, ) </li></ul><ul><li>Branding/skin/themes for admin console (Bug 16428, ) </li></ul>
  9. 9. 6.0 End User Guide <ul><li>Available at: </li></ul><ul><li>15 Chapters on: </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul><ul><li>Receiving & Managing Email </li></ul><ul><li>Composing & Sending Email </li></ul><ul><li>Using Tags & Folders </li></ul><ul><li>Filters </li></ul><ul><li>Customizing Email Features </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Address Books </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduling Appointments </li></ul><ul><li>Setting Your Preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Briefcase </li></ul><ul><li>Searching Your Account </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing Your Account Folders </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>End-User Demo of ZCS </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Easy-to-deliver and repeatable for you </li></ul><ul><li>Compelling for the audience </li></ul>
  11. 11. Demo Topics <ul><li>Preparation for the Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Overview – Zimbra benefits & differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Overview – Zimbra UI </li></ul><ul><li>Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Address Book </li></ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Briefcase </li></ul><ul><li>Preferences </li></ul>
  12. 12. Key Zimbra Benefits & Differentiation <ul><li>Zimbra is the leading alternative to MS Exchange for business-grade email, calendaring & collaboration, and is an open source software company with over 4,000 paying customers. Key benefits include: </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost: 35-50% lower cost than MS Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Best-of-breed productivity features: Meets traditional enterprise requirements like sync with Outlook & smartphones, but also has the best rich web UI and features like indexed search and modern methods for organizing your mailbox </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-platform support: Best support of any collaboration solution across Windows/Mac/Linux desktops; IE/Firefox/Safari/Chrome browsers; Outlook and other desktop clients; BlackBerry, iPhone and other smartphones </li></ul><ul><li>Integration: with other apps such as via ‘Zimlets’ </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency: gain visibility and input into Zimbra’s product plans, including via the Zimbra Product Portal, http:/ </li></ul>
  13. 13. End-User Demo Script – 4 pages <ul><li>Available in the Zimbra Partner Portal ( ), along with a recording of this demo </li></ul>