Groupwise vs. Google Apps for Education vs. Microsoft Live _ Edu

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					 Category                                Feature
Messaging

                Email Organization
                Email Folder/Label Sharing
                Email Notifications (i.e. "Popup Notifications")
                Email Categorization

                Create Distribution Groups

                Mark email as "high priority"/"low priority"

                Mark email as confidential
                Email Filters (i.e. Rules)

                Threaded email conversation view (in web client)
                Spam Filtering

                Sent Item Tracking Status (i.e. Read, Deleted, etc.)
                Auto completion of the "To: field"

                Message Retraction

Calendaring

                Shared Calendar
                Busy Search
                Autofind open meeting time


                Mark Appointments as different types
                Retract meeting
                Set working hours
                Recurring appointments

                Recurring appointments: pick dates from a calendar


Accessibility

                Mobile Sync
                Single Sign On


                Password Synchronization


                Account Proxying
             Alumni Account Access


             Recommended interface for Employees
             Recommended interface for Students

             "Offline" Mode
             IMAP

             Web Interface support


             Desktop to Web interface synchronization

Size/Usage Restrictions
             Mailbox Quota Size
             Maximum Message Size - including attachment(s)




             Maximum number of recipients per message
             Maximum sending limit to internal recipients per
             account per day
             Maximum sending limit to external recipients per
             account per day
             Mailbox Quota Message

Additional Features
              Tasks
              Multiple Signatures
              Rich Formatting in Mail Signature
              Integrated Chat

             Integrated Collaboration Tools
             Delay mail delivery
             Route outgoing mail through our server
             Email Archiving

Google Docs vs Office Live
            Same file formats as MS Office Suite
            Simultaneous Editing




             Formatting Comparison
Privacy/Security
             Data Ownership
             Password Expiration
           GroupWise                    Gmail (As part of Google Apps)

                                      Labels; Nested labels available with a
            Folders                            Google Labs option
              Yes                                      No
         Yes, GW Notify                        Yes, Gmail Notifier
              Yes                         Yes, by using multiple labels

               Yes                    Yes, through the use of Google Groups
                                        Yes, only If using Outlook desktop
               Yes                                      client
                                        Yes, only If using Outlook desktop
               Yes                                      client
               Yes                                       Yes

              No                              Yes (always enabled)
        SpamAssassin                          Very good (subjective)
     Yes: Delivered, Read,
      Forwarded, Deleted                                 No
              Yes                                        Yes
                                         Yes, within first 10 seconds after
               Yes                            sending (Undo Send)


 Yes (only primary calendar can
            be shared)                                  Yes
                 Yes                                    Yes
                 Yes                                    Yes
 Yes (Free, Busy, Tentative, Out
of Office) all show up as different    Yes (Available, Busy) show up as the
                colors                              same color
                 Yes                                    Yes
                 Yes                                    No
                 Yes                                    Yes

        Yes (Auto-Date)                                 No




Yes, with 3rd party pay per user
            software                    Yes, with free Google Mobile Sync
              Yes                                       Yes

                                       Third-party product available; may be
       Currently in-house                possible to implement ourselves

                                      Yes, within the gmail web interface, but
               Yes                     not within the Outlook desktop client
Yes, but Messiah would have to     Yes, free as accounts stay active after
         fund overhead                           graduation

                                    Gmail interface OR Outlook client (with
       GroupWise client              a slightly slimmed down feature set)
    GroupWise WebAccess                          Gmail interface
                                    Yes; some assembly required (Google
               Yes                                   Gears)
               Yes                                    Yes
Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari,    Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari,
             Chrome                                 Chrome

                                   Need to install Google Sync individually
             Direct                   to sync b/w Gmail and Outlook


   2GB (set internally by ITS)                       7GB
             25MB                                   25MB




                                   500 (if recipients are in a public group
           Unlimited                 then it only counts as 1 recipient

           Unlimited                              Unlimited

           Unlimited                                2000
             Yes                                     No


              Yes                          Yes, but limited options
              Yes                                     No
              Yes                                     No
              No                                      Yes

               No                           Yes (Google Docs)
               Yes                                  No
               Yes                                 Yes
   currently using M+Archive             would probably use Postini


              N/A                                    No
              N/A                                    Yes


                                  Limited formatting available; focus is on
              N/A                        collaboration and content
Messiah   Messiah
 Yes       Yes
       Microsoft Live email


             Folders
  Yes with Outlook Desktop client
     Yes, Setting within client
                Yes

   Yes, through Distribution Lists

                Yes

                 Yes
                 Yes
 Yes (optional; enabled/disabled by
             the user)
    Too aggressive (subjective)
 Yes: Delivered, Read(if allowed by
             recipient)
                 Yes

                Yes




                Yes
                Yes
                Yes

Yes (Free, Busy, Tentative, Away) all
     show up as different colors
                Yes
                Yes
                Yes

                 No




    Yes, integrated within Live
               Yes
    Yes, with Active Directory
 (Confirmed 6/23 by MS Live Tech
             Support)


                Yes
 Yes, free as accounts stay active
          after graduation


          Outlook client
         Outlook WebApp

                Yes
                Yes
 Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari,
              Chrome


               Direct


                10GB
                25MB
  100 (if recipients are setup in a
public group then it only counts as 1
  recipient). We can also define
 Dynamic Distribution Lists which
   when sent to only count as 1
           recipient as well

                500

                500
                Yes


                Yes
                Yes
                Yes
                Yes

Yes (Microsoft Office web version)
               Yes
               No
 would probably use M+Archive


               Yes
                No
Advanced formatting available as it
  is meant to be used as a "light"
replacement for MS Office (Excel,
       Word, PowerPoint)
Messiah
 Yes

				
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