NewsMay 16, 2018 by Kelly Cromley

Nasdaq Listed Synacor Uses EOS Platform For Email Client Zimbra X

SynacorSynacor, a Nasdaq listed company (SYNC), announced that Zimbra X is now in beta phase on the EOSIO blockchain network. Zimbra X is the new email-as-a-service version of Zimbra’s email and collaboration software platform. The beta phase will see Synacor rolling out Zimbra X to hundreds of thousands of EOSIO community members in the coming months.

Zimbra X, a container-based cloud native product, has been built to leverage the power of blockchain technology. It has been designed such that upgrades or deployment of new features can be done without any downtime. Zimbra X is also highly customizable, making it suitable for organization of all sizes. It has also been designed to serve highly regulated industries such as healthcare and finance.

Himesh Bhisen CEO of Synacor, stated

“The considerable work we’ve put into building the Zimbra X architecture to be flexible for any cloud environment enabled us to quickly develop and deploy for blockchain. We believe Zimbra is in an ideal position to leverage blockchain technology to deliver a revolutionary email product at this time.”

Zimbra X will deliver advanced email solutions due to the use of asynchronous communication, authentication, and databases native to the blockchain architecture. The users of Zimbra X will have to verify themselves to register an account.

Erynn Petersen, Senior Vice President of Platform Products at Synacor, commented

“Zimbra X is a modern email application with open APIs for easy connection to popular blockchain registration systems. Extensive research into various blockchain solutions resulted in Zimbra X living on EOSIO technology. Its scalable high performance allows mainstream consumer products to leverage blockchain capabilities. We expect EOSIO to continue to emerge as a leading blockchain operating system.”

About Synacor

Synacor (Nasdaq: SYNC) is the trusted technology development, multiplatform services and revenue partner for video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers, governments, and enterprises. Synacor’s technology platforms and services are used by customers to scale their businesses and extend their subscriber relationships. Synacor delivers managed portals, advertising solutions, email and collaboration platforms, and cloud-based identity management.