Replacing Exchange Public Folder Functionality with Google Apps

One of the problems with ditching Exchange and moving to Google Apps has been the lack of public folder functionality. Public folders are those folders that your Exchange admin would set up where they could give multiple users the right to view content and other users the rights to add and edit content. They are … Continue reading Replacing Exchange Public Folder Functionality with Google Apps

Hear from the Readers – How Do You Do Mac Calendaring

With the recent non-event of the release of Entourage 2008, we haven't seen much of an improvement in the Mac calendar landscape. Apple has released the iCal Server as part of Leopard Server. But Outlook doesn't work with the iCalendar standard. So I'd like to hear from all of you Mac users that work in … Continue reading Hear from the Readers – How Do You Do Mac Calendaring

Exchange Support Coming to the iPhone?

User cash7c3 over on modmyifone noticed this very interesting job posting on Apple's website: Requisition Number 3161520 Job title iPhone Windows Outlook/Exchange QA Eng Location Santa Clara Valley Country United States City Cupertino State/Province California Job type Full Time Job description The iPhone Quality team is looking for a motivated, highly-technical Exchange test/sync engineer with … Continue reading Exchange Support Coming to the iPhone?

Google Apps – a Viable Replacement for Exchange?

Google Apps is a collection of online services from Google aimed at small to medium enterprises. Google Apps consist of GMail (which includes spam filtering), GoogleTalk, Google Calendar for communication, Google Docs, Start Page and Page Creator for collaboration and a control panel, access to APIs as well as 24/7 support for managing your Google … Continue reading Google Apps – a Viable Replacement for Exchange?

Entourage 2008 – Still a Second-Class Exchange Citizen?

Microsoft has posted a sneak peek site for Office 2008. After viewing the movies I can say that I am underwhelmed. Office 2008 on the Mac looks more mac-like. There is extensive use of templates. Graphics become easier to work with. The new Office 2008 interface reminds me in many ways of the iWeb interface. … Continue reading Entourage 2008 – Still a Second-Class Exchange Citizen?

Still No iCal-Exchange Sync

Occasionally I revisit my quest to have my Exchange calendar accessible on my Mac. This past week was one of those times. I spent a lot of time with Google looking for any decent solution. No Luck. I revisited GroupCal. I downloaded the latest version, and in the process of installing went through all the … Continue reading Still No iCal-Exchange Sync