OutlookWise Newsletter 1008

Outlook News, Issues and Articles of Interest

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Beta 
During May Microsoft released the beta of Exchange Server 2010. According to Microsoft “Exchange 2010 ushers in the next generation of Microsoft unified communications software as the first server designed from inception to work both on-premises and as an online service. This release raises the bar with new archiving and end-user innovations that will help companies save money and employees save time.” Read more on-line....

Outlook Tips and Tricks

Building a Safe Senders List Automatically
Here's a tip that will save you time and aggravation in terms of managing your junk and "safe" mail lists. Read more on-line...

Outlook and Exchange Server Add-On Products/Services, Tools and Utilities

Organise your Inbox with Xobni for Outlook
Here's an ingenious little utility for Outlook that's worth checking out. And what's more it's free. Given our focus on Contact Management and CRM at OutlookWise and ExchangeWise, the fact that Xobni organises e-mail by person/contact makes it a very noteworthy product. So instead of treating e-mail conversations, contacts, and calendars as separate entities, Xobni weaves them together in a responsive, intuitive interface. Read more on-line...

CRM, Contact Management and Sales Automation

Outlook CRM and Contact Management - Keeping it Simple
This article looks at how you can use Microsoft Outlook as your Contact Management and CRM system without the installation of any additional client software or Outlook Add-Ins, and still interface Outlook with your back-end CRM or ERP system. It represents a new, yet incredibly simple approach to CRM that is guaranteed to work where other systems may already have failed. Equally important, for those organizations wanting to adopt a CRM system, it is a very good system to implement first, even if one later “graduates” to a more comprehensive system. Read more on-line...

MX-Products - Outlook and Exchange Add-Ons and Utilities

MX-Sync now caters for any source database
MX-Sync is an Outlook synchronization utility which synchronizes data bi-directionally (i.e. two-ways) between standard Microsoft Exchange Server folders (both Private Mailboxes and Public Folders) and any SQL or ODBC database. So you can sync Outlook data to any database, e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Access, etc. MX-Sync caters for scenarios where data is being updated in either or both databases. Read more on-line...