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Old 02-07-2007, 12:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My address book is my most valueable piece of information. When I am out in the field and add an entry, I want it to show up on the server at my office (if we have to install Exchange or some other garbage that's OK I suppose.)

What is the path of least resistance to do this? We're mac-based, but blackberry dosen't even sync to the mac with a USB cable anymore (PocketMac4 is JUNK and hangs.)

I've been in computers since 1994 and can't figure this one out without help, thanks all!
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Old 02-07-2007, 05:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You need to connected to a BES and Exchange, either a corporate or a hosted solution.

I also suggest you do a search on "over the air synch".

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Actually you need to have BES and either Exchange, Domino (Notes) or Groupwise as the backend e-mail server.

There are third party hosted BES solutions that may work for you.
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What server-based mail/productivity system are you using now? The hosted MS Exchange / BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) solutions might be for you, especially if this is a one-off thing for just yourself.

Lotus Notes/Domino runs very well on the Mac OS X platform (we run this on a handfull of G5 and Intel-based Macs at work).

You're going to need BES (either hosted or inhouse) and a compatible messaging system - MS Exchange Server, Lotus Domino Server, Novell Groupwise - (either hosted or inhouse). None of these are garbage, but rather quite powerful business tools that may or may not he a fit for your company and needs.
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Any OTA sync requires BES 4+.
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Now we use a linux machine runing qmail.

I like the idea of a Notes/Domino on a mac, will the BES run on such a configuration or is it windows only?



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What server-based mail/productivity system are you using now? The hosted MS Exchange / BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) solutions might be for you, especially if this is a one-off thing for just yourself.

Lotus Notes/Domino runs very well on the Mac OS X platform (we run this on a handfull of G5 and Intel-based Macs at work).

You're going to need BES (either hosted or inhouse) and a compatible messaging system - MS Exchange Server, Lotus Domino Server, Novell Groupwise - (either hosted or inhouse). None of these are garbage, but rather quite powerful business tools that may or may not he a fit for your company and needs.
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