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Old 03-11-2009, 08:50 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by BeachBumSteve View Post
Truth is...BES does offer a number of features, primarily in the area of remote administration, remote wipe, policies, etc...

The point I was trying to make related to mail client performance. Putting a BES (or any middle-ware solution) between a mail client and a mail server will never improve might add features though. And the cost of the middle-ware solution will tend to discourage small/medium sized businesses from using those solutions and instead follow the direct sync option with add-on security if needed.

The iPhone is a solution for people who want the superior sync capabilities provided by a BES, can't afford or justify a BES and don't want to suffer the issues of a Win Mobile device.
BES is used by organisations with many thousands of users, very busy users at that, hammering the exchange server and the BES server(s).

BES is free for 1 user license.

Performance his it not a valid reason for not using BES.

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