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Orbit vs SharePoint vs Zimbra System Properties Comparison

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SystemsOrbit  Xexclude from comparisonSharePoint  Xexclude from comparisonZimbra  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSecoya Orbit provides a range of business applications including project management and collaboration.SharePoint is a web application framework and collaboration platform.The Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) is a collaborative software suite.
CategoryProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project CollaborationProject Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 0.29
Rank #285
Score 3,904.03
Rank #1
Score 47.27
Rank #24
DeveloperSecoyaMicrosoftSynacorinfooriginally Zimbra, then Yahoo, VMware and Telligent Systems
Websitesecoya.dk/­orbitproducts.office.com/­en-us/­sharepointzimbra.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sharepoint/­devzimbra.com/­documentation
Social network pages
Facebook120likes
LinkedIn256followers
Facebook96,517likes
LinkedIn60,905followers
Twitter206,647followers
Facebook18,915likes
LinkedIn12,972followers
Twitter10,895followers
Initial release200620012005
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoSharePoint Online
Open SourceinfoCPALv1
CommercialinfoNetwork Edition
Web-based architectureyesyesyesinfodesktop client for Windows, OS X and Linux is also available
Programming languageC#Java
Operating systemsWindowsWindowsLinux
Mobile appsnoAndroidinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
iOSinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
Windows Phoneinfonumerous 3rd-party apps
Android
BlackBerry
iOS
Windows Phone
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyesinfoseveral sets of APIs, including object models and REST web service.yesinfoREST and SOAP
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
Active Directory
Password
Active Directory
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Active Directory
Google sign-on
OneLogin
NotificationsEmail
SMS
Email
Mobile push
RSS feeds
Desktop push
Email
Mobile push
SMS
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyes
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startno
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueno
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule no
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsno
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsno
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesyesinfoSharePoint pagesno
Discussion forumyesinfoOrbit Socialyesno
Online chatyesinfoOrbit Socialyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Audio conferencingnonoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other productsyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Video conferencingnonoinfoavailable via Microsoft Lync and other productsyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Screen sharingnoyesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-ons
Calendar sharingyesinfovia Outlook pluginyesyes
Contact sharingyesinfovia Outlook pluginyesyes
Document sharingyesyesyes
File versioningyesyesyes

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