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Palm brings Microsoft Direct Push technology to Palm OS based Treo smartphones
Posted on 26-Jan-2007 20:35 | Tags Filed under: News


Palm brings Microsoft Direct Push technology to Palm OS based Treo smartphones
Palm, Inc. is releasing the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Update for Palm OS devices for the Palm Treo 680 and Treo 700p smartphones. Those Palm OS based Treo smartphones have long been able to use Exchange ActiveSync to access Microsoft Exchange Server information using Palm’s VersaMail email client, but the new update enhances VersaMail by adding Microsoft’s Direct Push Technology, which gives users connected to an Exchange Server automatic wireless updates of email, calendar and contact information.

The new feature requires a server running Exchange Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 or Exchange Server 2007. Wireless e-mail using Direct Push Technology reduces the need for third-party software and infrastructure, thereby reducing cost, maintenance requirements and staffing needs, according to Palm.

New security features for IT administrators include over-the-air password policy enforcement and remote wipe for lost or stolen devices. Users also have the benefit of accessing their company’s Global Address List (GAL) over-the-air, providing them with quick access to colleagues’ contact information.

The update can be downloaded over-the-air for Treo 700p and Treo 680 customers.

With the Exchange ActiveSync Update for Palm OS for the Treo 680 and Treo 700p, the entire current line of Treo Smartphones support this feature. Palm’s Windows Mobile based Treo products including the Treo 700w, Treo 700wx, and the recently announced Treo 750 already offer these features. The new software will allows companies to run a mixture of Windows Mobile and Palm OS Treo smartphones with the same Direct Push Technology experience to their users regardless of which OS their handsets are running.











More information: http://www.palm.com/easdownload...




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