Is that what you have been asking? Well then come at the right place, because in this article we are about to unravel the stupendous technique that could help you import data from PST to Zimbra profile. But before we get into that, let’s revisit out knowledge of MS Outlook and Zimbra Collaboration Suite.
MS Outlook as most of us are aware is MS Office offering, it is one of those typical profession email client, that mainly caters to firms, businessmen and corporation sort of people. There is no doubt about it that Outlook is one of the most innovation email management solution we have in the market.
In comparison to Outlook, Zimbra is quite a new email client in the market. It is an independent application, unlike Outlook that comes with MS Office. It is an open source application, which many users find useful feature. And the most important fact about ZCS is that it works in Windows OS, Linux and Mac OS with equal efficiency.
Why PST to Zimbra migration a difficult job?
To start with, both do no provide export or import option for each other and secondly is there file format. MS Outlook files are in PST format and Zimbra saves the data in TGZ format, which makes it quite impossible for anyone of access one’s file in another.
Any way to access Outlook files in Zimbra?
Well ZCS itself offers this amazing Zimbra PST Import Wizard Download tool. It is called Zimbra Connector for Outlook (ZCO), which to put it simply allows you to access MS Outlook data and features in collaboration with Zimbra data and features. SO this way you can use Outlook and Zimbra at the same time.
Where ZCO does fails?
- To start with, deleting data from Zimbra database, will delete the file from Outlook as well.
- ZCO often face with synchronization issue, making the data inaccessible.
- Having both application install, takes unnecessary system space and make it work slowly as well.
So, how to import PST files in Zimbra Desktop and at the same time, have Zimbra work as efficiently?
Here you can use PST to Zimbra Converter. Why? Well first of all it occupies very less space in your machine, once install in your machine you can convert the files without internet network. There is no need for MS Outlook and Zimbra installation for using the software. Most important it gets your Outlook PST data (mails, contacts, calendar, etc.) into Zimbra profile easily and in much lesser time.