[CentOS] Re: MS Exchange Replacement

Mon Apr 7 15:49:32 UTC 2008
Jason Pyeron <jpyeron at pdinc.us>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 11:43 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Re: MS Exchange Replacement
> 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.

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