Zimbra CEO: We're Back to Open Source Roots

During an exclusive interview with After Nines Inc. today, Zimbra CEO Patrick Brandt described how the collaboration company -- formerly owned by VMware and Yahoo -- is returning to its open source roots. Two examples: Zimbra re-introduced an open source client and is even acquiring the Zimbra.org URL from a European rock band in order to further energize the company's global community. But that's not all.

During the one-on-one conversation, Brandt also shared his thoughts on Zimbra's buyout of Mezeo -- the file sync and sharing company. Plus, he shared clues about how Zimbra manages M&A deals (financially and culturally) while maintaining a clear focus on Zimbra's partners and customers.

Now here's the twist: To hear directly from Brandt -- and several other tech industry CEOs -- please visit After Nines Inc.'s website at 9:01 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 4. At that time, some of the world's most talented I.T. entrepreneurs will share best practices culled from launching, building and expanding their businesses. We're pleased to have Brandt participating in the conversation.

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