[CentOS] Re: MS Exchange Replacement

Mon Apr 7 15:42:43 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Jason Pyeron wrote:

>>> I use Zimbra OS Edition with more than 300 users, Ajax and HTML capable
>> and very easy to setup. Looks >professional in terms of interface. Good
>> community too. The only problem is that it was bought by Yahoo >which is
>> planning to buy by M$, but since OS version was GPL, then I assume that
>> the project will continue >even after acquired by M$. Maybe.
>> I was hoping for Mobile support which it looks like the OS version of
>> Zimbra doesn't have. Regardless, I should have been more clear in that I
>> am not concerned about GPL compliancy but meant free when I said open
>> source.
> That is the very same reason, we needed our BES (blackberry) server to work.

Why do you need anything special to support mobile users these days? 
Most internet-enabled phones will do IMAP and SMTP over ssl just like 
everybody else.  If the server and phone both support the IMAP IDLE 
command, you get real-time push email, otherwise you have to poll for it.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com