E-mailCollaba
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Personal mailbox
Mail folders (for sorting and archiving mail)
Attachments
Transfer-less attachments from server
Auto-zip attachments
Stylized text (HTML WYSIWYG editor)
Mail rules (filters)
Auto-forward to any e-mail address
Signatures (multiples)
Message templates
Qualified Dublin Core metadata
Search tool
Unread message indicator (red flag)
Mail history (sent, read, etc.)
Quoting of original messages
Visual indicators for unread, sensitive messages
Discussion chaining (threads)
Spell checker
Recovery of deleted messages
 
Security
Secure POP3-SSL access
Secure SMTP-SSL access
Anti-spam (regex by content and subject)
Anti-spam (by multi-RBL)
Anti-virus (by file name)
Anti-virus scanning service compatibility (ClamAV and others)
Strong encryption
To protect kids, can detach personal name from e-mail address on messages going toward the Internet
 
External access
POP3 access
POP3-SSL access
SMTP-AUTH access
SMTP-AIP access
SMTP-2390 access
SMTP-SSL access
Export messages to mbox file
Export individual messages to MIME
 
Short Messages
Short Messages System
 
ForumsCollaba
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Discussion forums
Thread-centric environment
Public, private or limited access
Flexible permissions control
Visual appearance customizable
Security (strict access control)
Qualified Dublin Core metadata
Language-attachable forums
 
Content access
RSS 2.0 publishing
Podcasting
NNTP client access
Off-site participation
Subscribe to threads
Site-to-site sharing of forums
«Listserv» mode
Export forum to mbox file
 
Multimedia chatCollaba
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Multiple types of communication
Text chat
Real-time shared drawing board (whiteboard)
Multimedia board (text, graphics, animations, video)
 
Expanding possibilities
Extensible whiteboard tools
Video & audio conferencing capable
Third-party tool extensibility
Discussions logging
 
Security
Password-restrictable entry
Private chat zones, group-only chat zones, etc.
 
BlogsCollaba
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Blogs
Blog per user
Blog per group
Automatic month&year-based archiving
Comments
Categories
Article approval
Search engine
 
Content access
RSS 2.0 blog feed
Podcasting
Permalinks for all articles
Article approval feature for kids blogs
 
Contacts / Address bookCollaba
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Contacts / Address book
Personal address book
Group address books
Contact search tool
Mailing lists
Import/export contacts in vCard format
List of on-line users
Search for users in the portal directory
Search for users in external LDAP directories
Detection of contacts in incoming mail
Sharing individual contacts
Synchronize contacts over WebDAV
 
CalendaringCollaba
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Calendaring
Personal calendar
Group calendars
Layered display of calendars
Customizable distinctive colors
Daily events summary
Calendars organizer
Multiple personal calendars
Calendars for resources, locations, etc.
Attach files to events
Creation and modification records
 
Interaction with other users
Conflicts finder
E-mail-based invitations & tracking
User-to-event-location itinerary with Google Maps
E-mail notification of new group events
 
Content access
Synchronize calendars over WebDAV
Import / Export calendars in iCalendar format
Sharing calendars with specific users or groups
 
Files & documentsCollaba
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Files & documents
Personal home folder can be stored in Collaba
Group folders can be stored in Collaba
Access to home and/or group folders on other WebDAV servers
Access to home and/or group folders on other SMB/CIFS/Windows servers (Win., Linux, etc.)
Access to home and/or group folders on other FTP servers
Access to home and/or group folders on other MacOS X Servers
Access to personal files from home
 
Virtual File System (VFS)
VFS accessible over the Web
VFS accessible over FTP
VFS accessible over WebDAV
VFS can transparently integrate WebDAV, SMB, FTP and other external servers
LDAP-driven auto-configuring VFS
Disk quotas
Qualified Dublin Core metadata
Server-side anti-virus service API
Clustering support (Collaba DSN)
 
Workflow
User-level scripting environment to create automated workflows
Built-in assignment workflow system
Automatic per-group special folders
Versioning (files and directories)
WebDAV quick-access
 
Content handling
Copy-paste of files and directories
Auto-zip/unzip when uploader/downloading folders
Rich HTML and text editor
Multimedia file viewer (QuickTime-powered)
 
Personal Web spaceCollaba
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Web content serving
Personal web space to host your web and multimedia pages
Secure intranet-only section
 
Content editing
WYSIWYG web page editor
Assistant for creating pages through forms
 
BookmarksCollaba
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Bookmarks
Personal collection of web bookmarks
Group collections of web bookmarks
Organization of bookmarks into categories
Automatic lookup of page title
Date/time-based access constraints
del.icio.us social bookmark lookup
 
Single-Sign-On (SSO) support
Powerful SSO features (CSE API)
 
News boardCollaba
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News
Dynamic news depending on groups the user is a member of (school news, class news, etc.)
RSS 2.0 publishing
 
Digital portfolioCollaba
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Built-in digital presentation portfolio
Simple document management
Comments and annotations
Access for teacher
Access for peers
Access possible for parents
Sharing of documents, folders or portfolio
Detailed on-line help
Supports many files per document
Folders for organizing documents
Linkup with school file servers
Customizable document templates
Export portfolio in autonomous format
Portal-to-portal portfolio transfer
 
Connection with other portfolio products
Compatibility with Concordia University's ePEARL
Other portfolio products can be plugged-in
 
Expansion / Single-Sign-OnCollaba
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Expansion / Single-Sign-On
Personal keychain
Group keychains
Dynamic LDAP-aware keys
Collaba Service Expansion (CSE) API
Collaba External Integration (CEI) API
Collaba Authentication API
Authentication methods included: Collaba, LDAP, CAS, JAAS, SMTP-Auth, POP3-Auth, HTTP-Auth
Built-in CAS Server
 
Visual environmentCollaba
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Visual environment
Modular XHTML + CSS interface
Multilingual (English & French built-in)
Visual appareance customizable
Intuitive interface, tested with students
On-line help manual
Contextual help
Help system content editor
Platform-wide search tool
Site Map
Issue report system
Choice of introduction pages
 
Efficiency / performance
Acceleration client
Fast and optimized navigation
Keyboard shortcuts
Collaba Client Engine (CCE)
 
Security
Web portal accessible over SSL
 
Server managementCollaba
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Platform management
Centralized or decentralized management
Decentralizable with precision
Advanced security management
Flexible and precise control or rights
Support for schedule-oriented privileges
All-on-line configuration
Numerous quick intervention strategies
Self-subscription groups
Isolated sub-communities
Disk quotas for users
User self-registration system
Digital garbage collector
Service broadcasting with Bonjour
 
Massive management
Large-scale management tools
Scriptable administrative tasks (schedulable)
Dynamic linkup to LDAP servers
Automatic creation of user accounts from LDAP
Automatic creation of user groups from LDAP
Synchronization of profiles and permissions from LDAP
Authentication against LDAP, CAS, JAAS, SMTP-Auth, or POP3 servers (SSO), or locally in Collaba
Bandwidth control built into the HTTP server
 
Auditing / tracking / monitoring
Activity logs (with auto-zip download and search engine)
Usage statistics
Compatible with XiTi
Remote server monitoring
 
Content input / output
Content sharing Collaba-to-Collaba
Import users from other systems
Import groups from other systems
Import forums and content from other systems
Import personal mailbox content from other systems
Progressive migration strategies from MS Exchange, FirstClass, and more...
Mail transfer from POP3 servers
 
Server limitsCollaba
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Resources (approx., depends on hardware and other factors)
Maximum number of users +2M 250
Maximum number of forums +2M 250
Maximum number of groups +2M 250
Maximum mail domains +5000 250
Maximum web domains +5000 250
 
Server computer
Maximum concurrent users: depends on hardware and network configuration * *
Maximum CPU processors 8 8
 
Server compatibilityCollaba
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Server compatibility
on Linux (any recent distribution)
on MacOS X or MacOS X Server (Intel or PowerPC)
on Windows XP, 2000, 2003, Vista...
on Solaris
on any other Java SE 5.0 or 6.0 compatible operating system...
 
DevelopersCollaba
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Developers
Collaba Service Expansion API (Java)
Collaba Authentication API (Java)
Collaba Client Engine (Java)
Collaba Anti-Virus Service API (Java)
Collaba VFS source (VFSCL)
Collaba VFS scripts (VFSSL)
Collaba VFS script extensions (Java)
Collaba Whiteboard Toolkits (bundle)
Collaba Visual Interface Decoration API (XML)
 
SupportCollaba
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Documentation
User documentation
Administrator documentation
 
Technical assistance
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Full e-mail support (unlimited incidents)
Web-based support system
 
Updates / upgrades
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Major updates
Minor updates & patches
Early Access Program