ActiveSync

Use Apple Configurator to deploy iPhones and iPads

Apple’s Configurator tool allows you to configure and deploy up to 30 iOS devices at a time.  The free app allows you to configure settings like Wi-fi and Exchange ActiveSync, and well as restrict access ...

System Center Configuration Manager 2012

Microsoft’s upcoming release of System Center Configuration Manager 2012 can be used to manage numerous types of devices that connect to ActiveSync, including Windows Phone, Symbian, iOS, and Android-base...

Adding Exchange Account to iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

To add an Exchange account to your Mobile device, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > Microsoft Exchange. Then, enter your email address, domain, username, password, and a descri...

Capabilities and Limitations of the Apple iPad in a Standard Business Network Environment

The iPad is a great device. It’s light, ultra-portable, and you don’t have to take it out of your carry-on for airport security. It’s sleek and sexy. It’s remarkably versatile. Many people wonder: can I replace...

BVA Recommends Blackberry Server Enterprise Express Edition!

Recently, BVA began recommending the Blackberry Server Enterprise Express edition to many of our small to medium sized clients due to the fact that it is now FREE. This seems to be a move by RIM due to the fact...

LogMeIn Rescue and iPads – Is LogMeIn a Viable Solution – How LogMeIn Works With iPads and Mail | BVA IT Consulting Blog

If you haven’t seen this yet, please note – LogMeIn Rescue makes it easy to push out mail profiles to iPads.  Have the user go to http://rescuemobile.com in Safari on the iPad and enter the PIN code as usual.  ...

Configuring the Droid X to work with Microsoft Exchange Online

By this time, many people have had the opportunity to get their hands on the new  Droid X by Motorola, and explore the vast amount of features on this incredibly powerful device. From social networking to games, applications, and mobile content this device is a definate must have.

I recently had the task assigned to me to figure out how exactly to configure the Droid X to be used with the Microsoft online hosted exchange, and to my surprise, it was just as easy as configuring it to work with an in-house exchange server but with a very slight variation.