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Best Practices for Zimbra Email Security

Email contains our most valuable data, yet we often show little concern for its security and protection. Password strength and security are the most substantial components of basic data security. Strong passwords—or even better, strong passphrases—help protect the sensitive data contained inside your business user mailboxes. Because so many password-recovery systems use email, accessing company […]

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6 steps to Zimbra two-factor authentication with YubiKey

We are proud to announce that XMission Zimbra Email and Collaboration now features two-factor authentication (2FA). Two-factor authentication is a technology that provides identification of users utilizing two different components. Typically something that you know (like a password, UserID, etc) and something you have (a smartphone, USB-key, etc.). Using 2FA protects you against phishing and other sophisticated attacks. In this […]

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Resellers, ISPs, and BSPs Love White Label Zimbra Infrastructure with XMission

As a reseller or BSP, you need to provide a customized email solution for your clients but don’t want the hassle, expense, and technical burden of running your own mail servers. Or perhaps you are simply tired of managing your existing email infrastructure and need out? The solution is simple. Satisfy the needs of your […]

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Understanding your Unlimited Web Hosting account

So you setup an Unlimited Web Hosting account with XMission and now your website is up but with a default template rather than your content. Yikes! You need to fix this but are completely confused as to where to log in to find anything and what credentials to use. Let’s make sense of it all. Your […]

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Premium and Base Zimbra XMission mailboxes, a tell all

XMission’s Business Email and Collaboration has two mailbox service levels to choose from: Premium and Base, both powered by Zimbra Collaboration. The mailbox run down: Both mailbox types provide email that can be accessed by your preferred email application (desktop and mobile) or by the rich AJAX webmail experience (meaning drag and drop) which provides all the features and tools in […]

Migrate your Email from Google Apps to Zimbra Collaboration

In today’s Email Admin Tip we reveal how you can migrate email from Google Apps to Zimbra Collaboration at XMission. Utilizing a command line software tool called IMAPSync and OAuth authentication, you can migrate your email data between Google’s mail servers and XMission’s Zimbra mail servers. Currently, Google Apps supports use of OAuth and the following documentation links provide […]

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XMission upgrades to Zimbra 8.6 Email & Collaboration, then boosts quota to 50 GB!

XMission’s Zimbra Email & Collaboration customers enjoyed two fantastic upgrades over the July 4th week. First, we upgraded to Zimbra 8.6 (Patch 3 applied). Zimbra Email & Collaboration 8.6 brings many updates including: Greatly improved Mobile HTML Client (try it on your iOS or Android device) Native Outlook for Mac functionality (Never a better time to […]

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An honest discussion about data privacy, open source, and communications security.

Last week, Zimbra published their latest Zcast podcast about open source and security. I was fortunate to participate in the podcast. In preparation, I surveyed key XMission staff and found their candid responses regarding open source, data privacy, security, and the future of collaboration very intriguing. Today I’ll share their answers. You will learn valuable insights from Pete (XMission […]

Is Colocation Right for Your Enterprise?

While most Internet savvy people have heard about data centers, many don’t know what it means to colocate servers in one, why they’d want to, or how to when it makes good business sense for them to do so. Why would you need to colocate? Virtually all web sites you visit online are hosted in […]

Our 2014 in review + a preview of XMission 2015

XMission made significant improvements to several products and kicked off a new professional services offering in 2014. Let’s quickly review a few of our highlights and preview 2015! Professional Services Launch XMission now offers technical consultation and professional services. In addition to providing your business with hosting, connectivity, email, or phone service, XMission can now […]

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