OT: Re: How many people to admin a Cyrus system?

David Chait davidc at bonair.stanford.edu
Tue Nov 13 10:05:11 EST 2007

One key piece of functionality that seems to be missing from every OSS 
solution mentioned thus far is mobile device push support (Activesync), 
this is not to be underestimated as it is for us, a key reason why we 
are ultimately being forced to adopt Exchange en-mass and abandon our 
current Cyrus infrastructure.


Joseph Brennan wrote:
> Ian G Batten <ian.batten at uk.fujitsu.com> wrote:
>> However, people don't want calendaring, they want Outlook.
> This describes exactly the point of view of administrative staff.  They
> live in Microsoft Office, and they need a server to support it.  That is
> the assignment given.
> I was looking at Open-Xchange on the web <http://www.open-xchange.com/>.
> The server provides webmail and MAPI interfaces.  The "Hosting Edition"
> (and maybe the others, it is not clear) can talk to Cyrus and includes
> ACL support.
> (We're still running both Exchange for admin staff and Cyrus for the
> much larger university community of faculty and students.)
> Joseph Brennan
> Lead Email Systems Engineer
> Columbia University Information Technology
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