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What does the GDPR say about encryption? | Blog

Does the GDPR require encryption?  The short answer is "no." The somewhat longer, more accurate answer is "no, but you might want to consider it, though you have to be...
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Understanding SPF Records | Zimbra

SPF is in action for quiet a long time. The very basic function of SPF is to authorize a sender on behalf of a domain. But why did we need...
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GDPR made easy: the Definitive Guide, part 2 – Territorial Scope | Blog

Does the GDPR apply to every (legal or natural) person on the planet?   No. As with other laws and regulations, the GDPR only applies to situations falling under its territorial...
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How To Prepare An OS For Zimbra Installation | Zimbra

The pre-Zimbra installation phase is no fun. That’s why everyone wants to wrap up this phase in no time. But a little planning in this phase can make our server...
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Article 28 GDPR: All You Need to Know | Blog

Have you ever used an email service to process someone’s personal data? Or maybe you’re more the direct messaging app type of person. Or perhaps you use Facebook or Instagram.  ...
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Best Available Open-source Operating System for Zimbra Collaboration OSE | Zimbra

Selecting the proper operating system for your server is as important as defining other key requirements (i.e hardware). Migrating or updating an operational server’s operating system is not as easy/effortless...
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GDPR & Paper Records: All About Relevant Filing Systems | Blog

Learning that the GDPR applies to paper records might come as a surprise.  We get it. When one thinks of the General Data Protection Regulation, the first image that comes...
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High Availability for Mail Servers without Breaking the Bank! It Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive | Blog

E-mail is one of the most popular communication mediums in the world. It has become a necessity for many organizations and businesses, as it is a cost-effective way to communicate...
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4 Important Requirements of a Backup System for E-mail Servers | Blog

The third-party backup solutions offered for e-mail servers are insufficient and don’t suit the needs of many organizations. They provide manual features and fall short in terms of backup and...
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Enterprise-class Collaboration Tools, But No Cloud? It’s Possible. | Blog

We have a solution for you if you're looking for enterprise-level features to build a digital workplace but don't want to expose your data to the cloud. Zextras Carbonio is...
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How Zextras Carbonio Helps Organizations to Expand Their Business Efficiently | Blog

Scalability is the ability to size your IT infrastructure to accommodate changes such as demand for more storage or an increase in the number of users. This can be done...
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Which Organizations Benefit Most from Zextras Carbonio? | Blog

E-mails, virtual communication, and instant messaging solutions keep organizations alive. Considering how fast the digital workplace concept is evolving, a robust e-mail and collaboration platform is crucial to creating a...
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How to Transfer E-mails, Calendars, and Contacts from Outlook to Carbonio Community Edition | Carbonio

When migrating from Microsoft Exchange to Carbonio CE, the challenge is to migrate employee-critical data such as e-mails, address books, and appointments from Outlook to the Carbonio CE server. This...
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Resolving Common Errors During Installation of Carbonio Community Edition | Carbonio

When installing and using Carbonio CE, administrators may encounter unexpected problems that may affect the correct operation and usability of the mail server, but at the same time, they practically...
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An Introduction to Carbonio Community Edition System Logs | Carbonio

Like any enterprise-class mail server, Carbonio CE carefully captures in a special log all actions occurring on the server, from sending emails and logging in to user accounts, ending with...
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Stay Safe Online: 4 Simple, Privacy-Boosting Habits You Can Implement Today | Blog

Do you ever feel you have no control over your personal data, especially online? You are not alone.  According to a 2019 study conducted by the Pew Research Center, an...
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Those 5 GDPR myths can harm your business. Did you fall for them? | Blog

The GDPR can be intimidating.  It has been around for almost four years, but one keeps hearing all sorts of different opinions.  And the advice found online doesn't always help. ...
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How to Properly Set Up Firewalls on Zimbra Servers | Zimbra

A firewall is a network security mechanism that monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic and permits or blocks data packets based on a set of security rules. Its purpose is...
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What is Personal Data? The GDPR’s Definition | Blog

We know: talking about the GDPR’s definition of personal data must be among the dullest things ever.  So why don’t we spice up things with a quiz?  Under the GDPR,...
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Free SSL Certificates for Carbonio Community Edition Using Let’s Encrypt and Certbot | Carbonio

A public-key certificate is an electronic document that provides a reliable way for an entity to prove its identity. A trusted organization that issues these public-key certificates is known as...
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Telegram & Data Controllers: Extra-EEA Data Transfer Might Still Happen | Blog

If you've spent time researching the GDPR, you'll know that the transfer of personal data outside the EEA (European Economic Area) is strictly regulated.  Data transfer rules (laid down in...
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GDPR for non-EU companies: how and when it applies to you | Blog

Has anyone spoiled a perfectly fine day by telling you that – though you own a non-EU company – the GDPR might still apply to you?  Are you wondering how...
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Are Telegram’s Secret Chats GDPR-compliant? | Blog

In a previous post, we have discussed how using Telegram as a data controller can breach the obligations arising under the GDPR.  In a nutshell, when you share data subjects'...
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Meet Zextras at CloudFest 2022 | Event | Blog

Can't wait! CloudFest 2022 returns as an in-person event March 22-24, 2022, in Rust, Germany. CloudFest is the leading conference for service providers who wants to find new partners and...
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GPDR made easy: the definitive guide, p. 1 | Blog

The GDPR has been in force for over three years, but much of it remains unclear.  And that is why we've drafted this guide. We want to help you understand...
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How to Manage Multiple Domains in a Zimbra Server | Zimbra

A few years back, things were quite simple. Each organization acquires a domain to establish its virtual identity. Virtual identity includes their company website, company email service, etc. Over time,...
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How to Set Up a Static IP Address on Ubuntu Server | Carbonio

The previous article showed you how to deploy a Carbonio server in a demo environment. It was meant for testing purposes and used dnsmasq to resolve A and MX records....
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Top 4 Unknown Truths about Self-hosted Open-source Platforms You Need to Know | Blog

This news may infuriate a swarm of hardcore public cloud advocates, but admit it – on-premises platforms are NOT as bad as they're advertised to be. Folks in tech, you...
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Data Protection Day 2022 | Blog

Interview with Carlo Piana from Array Law Happy 16th Data Protection Day! Launched in 2006 by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Data Protection Day aims to...
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Zextras Suite 3.9.0 | Blog

Zextras Suite for Zimbra OSE 3.9.0 has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite for Zimbra OSE by logging into their account...
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How to Install Your DNS Server Using Dnsmasq for Carbonio CE Test Environment | Carbonio

A DNS server becomes very handy on several occasions where you need to define your DNS, disable the automatic DHCP server, and use a static IP. This guide can also...
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Real-time Backup and Restore for Zimbra – System Administrators’ Most Requested Features | Zimbra

Zimbra OSE is a complete email solution. It offers lots of customization compared to G Suit and M365. Still, it needs some attention from the system admins perspective. We think...
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Zextras at FOSDEM 2022 | Event | Blog

We're very excited to take part in FOSDEM 2022 with a speech in the Collaboration and Content Management devroom. FOSDEM is the central event about open-source, taking place yearly in...
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Carbonio Chat – GDPR Compliant Enterprise Instant Messaging service for Data Controllers | Blog

In this article, you'll find out why Zextras Carbonio's instant messaging service, aka Chats, is a perfect fit to comply with GDPR and how it meets all the legal obligations...
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Carbonio Community Edition is available! | Blog

Today we have finally released the first Release Candidate (RC) of Zextras Carbonio CE, our brand-new open-source e-mail and collaboration platform available in 14 languages. The solution includes a server...
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Why Data Sovereignty Should Matter to Us All | Blog

Rise of cloud computing and the increase in the number of companies adopting this technology to offer services to users, draw more criticism about data privacy. Especially all sorts of...
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How to Deploy a Private E-mail Server for Free Using Zextras Carbonio CE | Carbonio

Zextras Carbonio Community Edition (CE) is an open-source and free e-mail server. Zextras Carbonio CE provides you with a completely private, easy to deploy, and highly customizable e-mail platform. In...
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Why Not All Digital Workplace Solutions Are Suitable For All Businesses | Blog

According to Gartner, digital Workplace Enables new, more effective ways of workingRaises employee engagement and agilityExploits consumer-oriented styles and technologies However, there is no free lunch. All these benefits come...
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Zextras Carbonio – An Ideal Digital Workplace for Those Who Need Absolute Control over Their Data | Blog

With the speed at which the concept of the digital workplace is evolving, it's safe to say there might be some hurdles along the way regarding the privacy of data....
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Telegram and GDPR – are data controllers covered? | Blog

Are you using Telegram for your business and wondering if the app is GDPR-compliant?Are you using Telegram for your business because you are *sure* the app is GDPR-compliant?Are you using...
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Native Packaging vs. Installers – Carbonio Secure Installation | Carbonio

Software programs in the source code have to be compiled and built first in order for the consumes to easily install and use. Software packaging within the various Linux distros...
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How To Maintain Your Zimbra Servers After Soon-coming CentOS End-of-life | Zimbra

In December 2020, an announcement of Redhat shocked the whole tech world. CentOS, one of the most stable open-source OS will not release any stable version of it after CentOS...
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Are your work emails GDPR compliant? | Blog

It's just another manic Monday. You are sitting at your desk, making your way through a nearly-exploding inbox and wondering why people send so many emails – and why they...
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Upgrade to the Latest Version of Zextras Suite Using the Same Installer Script | Zimbra

Zextras suite installer file is not dependent on a specific version. It means that you can download the installer once, keep it and use it for every future updates. Installer...
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Yet Another Step Towards An Open-source Future: German State Adopts Open-source Solutions For Public Administration And Schools | Blog

Schleswig-Holstein – a state in northern Germany – tries to separate its path from the tech giants by replacing Microsoft’s products in the public sector and schools switching completely to...
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Why The Digital Market Act Is Not Enough | Blog

In recent years we have observed a clear speedup in devising new regulations aimed at creating a more hospitable digital world. This holds true especially in Europe with the emergence...
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Zextras joins the Coalition for Competitive Digital Markets (C4DM) | Blog

Zextras joined the Coalition for Competitive Digital Markets, which aims not only to open the digital market to European companies to boost their potentials, but mostly to give the customers more...
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Zextras Suite 3.8.0 | Blog

Zextras Suite 3.8.0 for Zimbra has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite for Zimbra by logging into their account on...
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French Administration boosts open source in the Public Sector | Blog

During the Open Source Experience event in Paris, the Minister of Transformation and Civil Service Amélie de Montchalin unveiled the action plan to increase Open Source software usage among the PA....
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How Do Antispam and Antivirus Protection Works in Zimbra OSE? | Zimbra

These days the world is dealing with a different kind of threat. You may have heard the term called “Mail borne threat”. Usually a network/system administrator is concerned about end...
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