Tag Archives: EAS

Did Exchange ActiveSync help Apple to beat RIM?


Now that the dust has settled down after the publication of my recent interview with Perry Clarke, Microsoft VP for Exchange development, it’s a good time to reflect on some of the statements made by Perry and the reaction that … Continue reading

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Motorola Mobility continues its losing streak in synchronization war with Microsoft


I spent a good part of 2012 helping Microsoft to defend a law suit in the UK High Court against Motorola Mobility. You’ll recall that Google bought Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in 2011 with the intention of exploiting the … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed blog digest October 2013


October began with the Exchange Connections conference in Las Vegas and ended with some thoughts on whether to go to TechEd or MEC next year. In between, I contemplated some of the questions raised by attendees at Exchange Connections as … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed digest for July 2013


July – hot summer (or so it should be) – and vacations. But the need to publish posts on my Exchange Unwashed blog on WindowsITPro.com continues, so here’s what appeared in July. Interesting approach to public folder support in Outlook … Continue reading

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Why even bulletproofed Exchange ActiveSync is no guarantee of future iOS client happiness


A comment posted to my post wondering whether Apple’s release of iOS 6.1.2 would provide a long-term fix for the problem that causes excessive transaction log growth on Exchange servers (without introducing any new problems) asked a pertinent question: “Maybe … Continue reading

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Weak Apple advice about iOS 6.1 bug – problems continue


I love this recommendation from Apple’s support article “iOS 6.1: Excess Exchange activity after accepting an exception to recurring calendar event” advising that one cure for the ActiveSync problem that causes Exchange servers (all versions) to be swamped by excessive … Continue reading

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Google flogging a dead horse with Motorola pager patent


For those who follow patent matters, the spat between Google and Microsoft revolving around whether Exchange ActiveSync infringes a Motorola pager patent dating from August 1995 has moved on to Germany, where an associated case is being heard in Mannheim. … Continue reading

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