SmarterTools Extends Microsoft’s Exchange ActiveSync to SmarterMail Users
The partnership will be offering more than 15,000,000 end users access to Exchange ActiveSync’s Direct Push technology as an enhancement, available on an annual subscription basis, “priced well below competitive solutions,” according to SmarterTools’ Thu. statement.
Additionally, SmarterTools permits consumers to add Exchange ActiveSync to only the mailboxes that need the technology, making adoption straightforward and cheap for tiny to medium sized businesses and the hosting industry. “We are happy to work with SmarterTools to provide Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync to SmarterMail users,” Microsoft intellectual property licensing general chief David Kaefer expounded in an announcement. “This technology is being tracked down by our partners and rivals alike as it reinforces their worth offer to their clients, and we think that to be a tribute to the invention taking place at Microsoft”. Microsoft has been licensing the Exchange ActiveSync custom for mobile devices since 2003. With the new agreement, SmarterTools is joining a rising number of corporations licensing the Exchange ActiveSync patents for implementation on a server.
SmarterTools general manager Tim Uzzanti asserted the wide adoption of Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync compatibility by mobile makers makes the technology sort of a de facto standard for mobile synchronization and communication. “The addition of Exchange ActiveSync to the SmarterMail mail server is a part of our continuing dedication to provide people and enterprises the tools important to compete in today’s marketplace”.