Let’s start off slow with a plug for my friend Gregg Hinchman and several of his Cool Solution articles that explain the ins/outs of upgrading to GroupWise 8!! Check out this link and read the current articles and the upcoming articles that he is writing. Great information and background as you plan and execute your upgrade to GroupWise 8!
Analyst Blog: Michael Osterman
Many of you may have seen this blog by one of the analysts who attending GWAVACon Las Vegas. Great read – especially all of the comments:
Vampire in the machine – don’t let Microsoft Outlook bleed you dry
Letting Microsoft Outlook slip into your desktop PC is like inviting a vampire into your house. Before you know it, everyone and everything’s bled dry. Lest you get tempted, read on.
2/18/2009 6:00:00 AM By: Dee-Ann LeBlanc
As Novell continues to press forward in several areas around Collaboration, it appears to be a perfect time as other areas of this space appear to be losing focus and finding some of their own challenges.
As we receive market data from surveys and analyst research, it has also been reported that “2/3 of the Exchange users surveyed are on an Exchange system that is 5 years old or older – now 6. The majority were still on Exchange 2003”
Our own customer base is already running GroupWise 7 – about 88%! In just a few short months, we have seen good uptake on GroupWise 8 and expect a flood of upgrades as GroupWise 8 SP1 releases later this year.
As our customers have found – an investment in GroupWise is a solid and wise choice!