Nokia announced today a new version of the Mail for Exchange mobile email software client, available now for business customers using Microsoft Exchange Server and Nokia Eseries and selected Nokia Nseries devices. Here is more info:
"The new client will improve the user experience and offer access to popular Microsoft Exchange Server features, such as meeting request handling and directory look-up, on a mobile device. Mail for Exchange, a client application tightly integrated with the device for improved user experience, provides an end-to-end mobile email solution for businesses deploying Microsoft Exchange Server. Mail for Exchange 2.0 is available immediately.
Mail For Exchange delivers all of the features and benefits of full email to Nokia Eseries mobile devices and is native to the handset which means that inbox, calendar and contacts functions integrate seamlessly with Nokia Eseries devices. Mail for Exchange further extends Nokia devices' position as a premier mobile email platform which also includes support for Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite, Lotus Domino, Novell GroupWise, and consumer email solutions like Yahoo, Hotmail, and Gmail.
"Exchange Server 2007 includes built-in mobile access capabilities that go beyond what users expect," said Jeff Ressler, Director for Microsoft Exchange. "With the release of Mail for Exchange 2.0, owners of Nokia Eseries and Nokia Nseries phones can stay productive on the go with these new Exchange mobility features, including remote corporate address books, the ability to accept and reject meeting invitations and other improvements."
"As a means of enabling business mobility, our integrated solutions portfolio makes it easier for companies and operators to deploy mobile technologies," said Antti Vasara, senior vice president, Mobile Devices, Nokia. "Offering Mail for Exchange on our Nokia Eseries devices aligns with our goal to overcome challenges related to mobilizing businesses by protecting customers' existing investments and by expanding the choice of mobile applications for our customers."
Mail for Exchange 2.0 uses the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol and is compatible with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007. The added benefits of Mail for Exchange 2.0 are:
- flexible, cost-effective solution for IT Managers to benefit from the full power of Nokia Eseries devices in a Microsoft Exchange environment - increased work efficiency by enabling inbox, calendar and contact management on Nokia Eseries devices including the ability for full attachments handling and to manage and respond to meeting requests - optimal use of Microsoft Exchange Server investment by extending desktop features to mobile devices
The client is available for Nokia Eseries customers directly from their devices through the Download! application free of charge. Nokia customers with compatible phones can also download the client from Nokia for Business web site. Follow this link to download."