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Exchange Online mobile device support: A comprehensive look
This article is part of the November 2011, Vol. 11 issue of Exchange Insider
Many Exchange customers have upgraded to Exchange 2010 already; however, a large percentage of on-premises deployments are still on Exchange 2007 or earlier. That install base has an interesting decision to make as they plan for Exchange 2010. Existing Microsoft Business Productivity Online Services subscribers can reap the benefits of Exchange 2010 as they upgrade to Office 365. Exchange Server has paved the way for mobile device support. Exchange Server 2010 is extremely feature-rich, so organizations currently running Exchange 2010 on-premises have certain expectations regarding mobile device support in the cloud. The question is: Will Office 365’s Exchange Online component meet enterprise hopes? Supported mobile devices in Exchange Online Exchange Online supports three mobile device operating systems: Windows Phone 7.5, other Exchange ActiveSync devices and BlackBerry smartphones. The other ActiveSync category includes the following OSes: Windows Mobile 6.x Windows Mobile 7 iOS (iPhone/iPad) Nokia Symbian Android 2.0 Palm OS...
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As Exchange organizations look to Office 365, questions arise about mobile device support in the cloud. Exchange Online may have the features your enterprise wants and needs.
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