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MacBytes
Jan 17, 2008, 09:37 AM
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Description:: Microsoft's marketing machine has spun up for today's official Macworld Expo launch of Office 2008, but little has been said about Entourage's support for Exchange. Having put the questions direct to the MacBU team, now we know why...

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impierced
Jan 17, 2008, 12:05 PM
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Description:: Microsoft's marketing machine has spun up for today's official Macworld Expo launch of Office 2008, but little has been said about Entourage's support for Exchange. Having put the questions direct to the MacBU team, now we know why...

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Full Exchange support? I'd settle for partial - fully working - support for Exchange.

Entourage is a joke when it comes to Exchange. I have 4000 Calendar entries and Entourage will occasionally fail to sync an entry - just won't show up. Several times a month I have to check the web front end to Exchange because Entourage won't sync some email messages that have attachments.

Entourage is a pitiful excuse for any kind of Exchange client.

ErikAndre
Jan 17, 2008, 12:21 PM
Hey, did anyone miss this is the same Microsoft that delivered Vista, the perfect OS solution?

Analog Kid
Jan 20, 2008, 02:45 AM
This is absurd. 4 years and they can't even implement their own Exchange interface? This is clearly intentional and clearly aimed at keeping Macs out of the enterprise.

I really wish more press would be made of MS's failure to develop. The years of MS supporting the Mac out of the goodness of their hearts is over-- the deal expired if I remember correctly. They're releasing this as a legitimate product and, as such, they should be run up the flag pole as failures.

surferfromuk
Jan 20, 2008, 04:03 AM
And yet there only releasing it to block a 'new breed' of productivity suite from emerging from the Mac that would be created to fill the hole.

90% of people never need all the crap they stuff inside Office.