8x8 Meet (discontinued) vs. Zimbra Email & Collaboration

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
8x8 Meet (discontinued)
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
8x8 Meet was offered as a simple-to-use video conferencing and collaboration solution for businesses, that unlimited meetings and minutes. Meet has been discontinued, and is no longer available as a standalone conference solution.N/A
Zimbra Email & Collaboration
Score 7.4 out of 10
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Zimbra offers social collaboration software.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
8x8 Meet (discontinued)Zimbra Email & Collaboration
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
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Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Meet (discontinued)
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Ratings
Zimbra Email & Collaboration
9.0
6 Ratings
13% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings9.86 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings8.13 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings9.85 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings7.23 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings9.76 Ratings
Search00 Ratings9.86 Ratings
Visual planning tools00 Ratings8.53 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
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Ratings
Zimbra Email & Collaboration
7.6
8 Ratings
5% below category average
Chat00 Ratings7.07 Ratings
Notifications00 Ratings8.07 Ratings
Discussions00 Ratings7.46 Ratings
Surveys00 Ratings7.72 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase00 Ratings7.73 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting00 Ratings7.63 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts00 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook00 Ratings7.53 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
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Zimbra Email & Collaboration
7.5
9 Ratings
8% below category average
Versioning00 Ratings7.08 Ratings
Video files00 Ratings7.08 Ratings
Audio files00 Ratings7.08 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings7.08 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings8.75 Ratings
Advanced security features00 Ratings9.76 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive00 Ratings6.62 Ratings
Device sync00 Ratings6.64 Ratings
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8x8 Meet (discontinued)Zimbra Email & Collaboration
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User Ratings
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Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
7.0
(9 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
8x8 Meet (discontinued)Zimbra Email & Collaboration
Likelihood to Recommend
Discontinued Products
The only issue that I have faced so far is learning the program. Being a new admin with 8x8 X Series, you have a lot of questions and need help figuring stuff out. They have great customer service. Every page on the admin portal they have a chatbot. When you need help you can click on the chatbot and right away you are either directed to helpful documents or a customer service rep.
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Synacor
Zimbra is great for an email system for a medium or large organization with appropriate IT staffing. The system is easy to use for end-users, and has a fantastic web interface. Unfortunately, it is overly complex, when considering staffing requirements and price, when compared with Office 365 or Google Apps for smaller organizations. For other education customers, it is hard to compete with Microsoft and Google providing their services for "Free" now though
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Pros
Discontinued Products
  • The system allows our employees to work from home and continue to be connected to the phone system.
  • Meetings are easy to join & establish.
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Synacor
  • Filter emails with specific information required.
  • Very good storage capacity.
  • Has a mobile version and another web.
  • It has a friendly and modern graphic interface.
  • It is compatible with all operating systems.
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Cons
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  • Less wait time on Service calls.
  • Admin view is rather complex.
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Synacor
  • The password change is not activated when you access by IMAP, Pop3 or Exchange sync. You have to know that the password change is required and you must go to the website to do so.
  • The management of mail rules should have more checking options.
  • There should be more applications compatible with Zimbra, the ones that appear in the Zimlets.
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Implementation Rating
Discontinued Products
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Synacor
Overall, we were satisfied with the implementation. We perhaps should have spent more time consulting with Zimbra or others regarding best practices but as we got to know the system better we were able to make changes relatively easily after the fact.
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Alternatives Considered
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Synacor
We selected Zimbra because it has a lower cost in the market, offers more development features for its open source, has a very easy to use interface and adjusts to the needs of the company.
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Return on Investment
Discontinued Products
  • The cell phone app, 8x8 work, is great and allows users not to be tied to their desks
  • Moves calls to other line if unanswered.
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Synacor
  • Since all of our ROI studies and strategies are performed at the corporate level, I'm really not sure what positive or negative impacts Zimbra has had on our overall business objectives. I can say that at least one positive impact it has on my business objectives, in the medical record department, is the ability to be as paperless as possible.
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