a query

Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Thu Mar 13 09:52:04 GMT 2008

On 3/13/08, Dave Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com> wrote:
>  On 13 Mar 2008, at 04:42, Bruce Richardson wrote:
>  >   Exchange
>  > is unquestionably a bloated resource hog with some odd habits but it
>  > offers integrated calendars and webmail and suits usually like it.
> What he said.
>  I've replaced a badly configured and maintained Exchange system with
>  sendmail/imap
>  and it was fine for a time, especially as it was on a Rackspace server
>  so the road
>  warriors and home workers could get at it.
>  Calendaring became a Big Issue though and there seems to be no
>  alternative.

Yes there is, Google Apps,

New hotness, "Team Edition"

IT decision makers,

This would work out _much_ less than your existing spend.

I've moved about a dozen folks that were my clients to various Apps
flavours and everyone of them has been happy (if not very happy). I've
been happy too as my servers don't have to process all that goddam
spam any more :-)

Paul (who gets >100K spams/month, on this domain)

>  Once we got VPN set up, a properly managed Exchange server ticked all
>  the boxes.
>  Sad but true.
>  --
>  Dave Hodgkinson
>  Back in the Market Risk swamp

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