[ngw] Windows 8 and Datasync
tbowman at umphysicians.umn.edu
Tue Dec 11 17:59:52 UTC 2012
I'm new to Win 8 but we do have a virtual test I can play with. Can you tell me how to configure it for Activesync or link to a doc on how you got it working? This is potentially huge for us.
>>> Matt Weisberg <matt at weisberg.net> 12/10/2012 11:12 PM >>>
I've been using Windows 8 as one of my main desktop machines the last week or so and I've made an interesting observation.
GroupWise 2012 SP1 client works ok, I've unfortunately had it crash on me a few times.
So I decided to try and use the native Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 8 against GroupWise Datasync. They both support Exchange Active Sync. And guess what? So far, they work perfectly with Datasync. I was actually surprised at how well they work. You wouldn't even know it was talking to a GroupWise system as oppose to an Exchange system.
Now if I could only get an EAS client for Mac OSX I'd be a happy camper!
Weisberg Consulting, Inc.
matt at weisberg.net
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