Mobile Sync is an add-on service that adds some of the features of Exchange to your regular email account. Webmail users enjoy real-time sync of email, calendars and contacts on their iPhone®, iPad®, Android® or Windows® device. Built on Microsoft’s ActiveSync protocol, our mobile sync service uses push technology to sync data instantly.
The difference between Email with Mobile Sync and Exchange:
|Web Mail with Calendar, Contacts, Task, Notes features|
|Sync Email in Outlook||
|Sync Contacts in Outlook||No|
|Sync Calendar in Outlook||No|
|Sync Notes in Outlook||No||No|
|Share Calendars with co-workers in Outlook||No||No|
|Scheduling Assistant to coordinate meetings and resources with co-workers||No||No|
* Limited Sync. Will Sync inbox, sent items and other folders may need customized setup and Rules on each device.
Mobile Sync is great solution if you need simple syncing for individuals. If you need to Sync Notes or any collaboration or sharing, then Exchange is the better solution.