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Old 07-17-2008, 01:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Dear VinmontRD,

Thank you for your query - to make life simple...here are the major differences.

1) ThinkPost offers a full-featured webmail (which is not important to some)

2)ThinkPost is based on funambol, but the software is tailored to our needs and servers

3) I am always sketchy about free services due to adequate backup and hosting reliability. We have enjoyed 100% uptime for the last few years (our servers are hosted at RackSpace - the only privately managed Tier 1 datacenter - comparable to IBM / AT&T Datacenters)

- and then there is the issue of duplicates - one that plagues almost every sync offering. For us, we take the issue very seriously so we have seen a large reduction in the probability of duplicates over the last year - to the point where it almost never exists. Of course, there is the odd time and it happens for whatever reason, but we get it fixed, quickly.

It really depends if $4 means a lot to the user. For that $4, you get reliability, a quality program, and fastidious support.

Much like email hosting nowadays - if one can't find a reason to pay for email, then there are free alternatives.

The general mantra is...you get what you pay for =)

Thanks for your inquiry, hope this helps answer the question!
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