11-09-2005, 01:02 PM
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If is runs Windows mobile, you could get a mNotes client for it from CommonTime (about $75/user) and replicate Notes data. They have a notification portion that works so-so to get psuedo-push email and pim data. Works well enough. It's no BES server, but if you prefer gadgets, it's a alright compromise. The real downside is running the listening software on things like Treos tend to eat battery life a bit. RIM's solution so far to be the least intrusive and most robust, IMO. But there are other options.
Another option is to turn on the webmail portion of Notes and use the devices own webbrowser. That sort of turns your PDA into a tiny, low res, expensive "internet kiosk", but should work int theory. Until the users complain of all the scrolling they need to do.
I think life would be much simplier with a Lotus Notes client compiled for Palm, Windows Mobile, and Symbian. Then just run it native. This is sort of what mNotes claims to be. But not exactly.