Mac users who want an Exchange-compatible email client from Microsoft have historically relied on Entourage or Microsoft Web Access. With the release of Office for Mac 2011, Microsoft has replaced the Entourage client with Outlook for Mac 2011. Progent's macOS and Mac OS X technology experts and Microsoft-certified Exchange consultants can help you maintain your legacy email environment, plan and carry out a smooth migration to Microsoft's latest technology, and enhance your Exchange infrastructure to optimize the performance, availability, security, productivity, collaborative capability, and overall business value of your company-wide email, messaging, and conferencing solution.

Outlook for Mac ConsultingMicrosoft Outlook for Mac, available in Office 365 for Mac, takes the place of Entourage and offers major improvements over its predecessor in the areas of user interface, calendaring, backup/recovery, search, integration with Windows, collaborative computing, performance, conferencing, voice mail, mobile access, IM and presence. The Outlook database has been redesigned to save email, contacts, and calendars in their own files. This simplifies file management, allows email files to be searched directly in Spotlight, and allows you to use Time Machine for backup and recovery. Account setup has been simplified by making it easy to add accounts based on Exchange or on leading email services. Outlook's unified folders eliminate the need to examine separate email accounts and folders for email, drafts, sent items, deleted items.

Microsoft Entourage ExpertiseProgent's macOS and OS X integration specialists and Microsoft certified support experts can help your company to upgrade from the discontinued Entourage email client for Microsoft Exchange so your Mac users can collaborate with colleagues who run Outlook client. Microsoft Entourage allowed you to utilize Microsoft Exchange account to send and receive your email, access your Exchange global address list, sync up your calendar and contacts, and invite people to meetings. Progent can help you configure a secure and reliable information network that replaces Entourage for Mac with an up-to-date email client that can access your Exchange Server.

Office Web App ConsultingMost of the extensive capabilities of Microsoft Exchange are available to Mac, iPhone, and iPad users via any full-featured web browser by utilizing the significantly enhanced Outlook Web App (previously called Outlook Web Access). Outlook Web App allows macOS, Mac OS X and Apple iOS users to access e-mail, voice mail, IM, and SMS text via Apple Safari and other popular web browsers. Powerful features of Outlook Web App include conversation grouping for enhanced thread control, extended browser support, MailTips to help avoid disruptive or inappropriate email usage, an unlimited size single-page message folder to eliminate the guesswork and delays associated with manually advancing pages, a nickname cache to streamline email addressing, advanced filtering and search, calendar sharing, new presence indicators within contact lists, client-based IM, ActiveSync support for SMS text messages, and user-defined favorites filters (such as unread messages) for fast retrieval of task-relevant information.

Progent's Outlook for Mac Consulting Services
Outlook for Mac is included with Microsoft Office 365 for Mac and replaces Entourage. Outlook for Mac has been redesigned to offer significant improvements in all key areas of unified messaging including email creation and management, calendaring, backup and restore, search, Windows coexistence, collaboration, speed, voice mail support, mobility, IM, and presence.

Progent can help you integrate Microsoft Outlook for Mac into your messaging environment so you can benefit from its powerful new features, including:

  • Conversations: Thread management is simplified by Outlook for Mac's ability to organize related emails into a single message group.
  • File Attachment Preview: Quick Look allows you to preview file attachments from within an email message without requiring you to open the attachments in their associated application.
  • Unified Folders: You can easily manage multiple email accounts because of Outlook's ability to combine inbox, draft, sent, and deleted items folders for all your mailboxes into unified folders.
  • Import Windows PST Files: Migration from Windows is streamlined by the ability to import Windows PST files directly to Outlook for Mac.
  • Filter by Category: You can quickly view relevant calendar items and contacts based on categories you specify.
  • Overlay Calendar View: Multiple and shared calendars can be automatically consolidated and stacked to make it easy to compare schedules.
  • Calendar Preview: A calendar snapshot shown in a meeting invitation lets you instantly detect conflicts or spot adjacent items.
  • Reply with Meeting: You can generate a meeting invitation in a one-click reply to an email.
  • Contact Card: With Microsoft Messenger for Mac or Microsoft Communicator for Mac you can view real-time presence and initiate a video or voice call or IM by hovering on a presence icon to display the new contact card.
  • Contacts Search Panel: You can instantly search your contacts from any Outlook view.
  • Information Rights Management (IRM): With the volume-license edition of Office for Mac and a Rights Management server running Windows Server, you can provide enterprise-class protection for sensitive emails.
  • Offline Address Books: You can access contact information even when you are not connected to the Internet.
  • Voice Mail Preview: When integrated with Exchange Server, Outlook for Mac can deliver to your inbox audio files of voice mail messages plus voice-to-text previews for easy management of voice mail.
Progent can help your company to design, implement, and maintain a cross-platform network that allows your macOS and OS X clients to use Outlook for Mac to utilize some of the new capabilities Microsoft Exchange Server. Progent's Microsoft-qualified consultants and Mac OS X specialists can help your company to connect your Mac OS X computers to your Microsoft Exchange Server. Progent will make sure that your Exchange Server is correctly configured and that WebDAV, LDAP, and Outlook Web App are properly integrated. Progent can also deliver a broad range of MS Exchange support services including planning, configuration, troubleshooting, protection, remote access, performance tuning, plus spam and email virus protection. Progent also offers customized individual Outlook for Mac and Entourage education.

Progent's Support Services for Entourage
Entourage for Mac was designed as an information manager that assists users to manage email messages, contacts, calendars, notes, and projects. With the Exchange Server support built into Microsoft Entourage for Mac, users can operate more productively in a Microsoft Exchange Server-powered messaging system and collaborate with colleagues who use Microsoft Outlook as their messaging client software.

Features of Microsoft Entourage for Mac include:

  • Consolidate Personal Data: Entourage enables you to consolidate your messages, contacts, calendar, notes, and task details in one easy-to-access place.
  • Microsoft Exchange Integration: Users can operate seamlessly in an Exchange Server system because Microsoft Entourage for Mac utilizes the WebDAV protocol. You can transmit and get messages, search the Exchange global address list, import addresses, sync up your schedule, and invite associates to meetings through your Exchange account.
  • Address Book Synchronization: You can sync your contacts with your Exchange personal address book, offering complete access to your address list at all times.
  • Directory Search: You can rapidly locate email addresses by searching Exchange's global address list (GAL).
  • Access to Many Email Accounts: Microsoft Entourage for Mac permits you to establish unlimited email accounts including IMAP, POP, and MSN Hotmail accounts. This enables you to handle all your email with one convenient tool.
  • Schedule Synchronization: You can keep your Entourage for Mac Calendar in sync with Exchange to keep up to date with your schedule when you are online or working offline.
  • Message Organization: Entourage for Mac enables you to group, read, and search for messages according to project, sender, date, or other fields.
  • Easy Archiving: Microsoft Entourage allows you to export PIM data such as messages, addresses, or calendars into an Entourage for Mac backup system to keep your PIM information clean and secure.
  • Microsoft Word Integration: You can send Microsoft Word documents from Word as the content of messages.
Comprehensive Support Services for Exchange Server in a Cross-platform Environment
For multi-platform environments that do not use Outlook for Mac or Entourage but which include Microsoft Exchange plus a mix of Mac, Microsoft Windows, Linux, or other popular operating systems, Progent's Exchange experts can help integrate email clients within a seamless solution that maximizes the ability to collaborate and share data. Progent can explain the benefits and limitations of using Microsoft Outlook Web App as an email client for non-Windows computers and can help you to integrate a mix of messaging clients into your network.

Progent also offers a range of Exchange Server consulting services to help you to enhance email security, Exchange fault-tolerance, off-site and mobile email access, email manageability, and Exchange backup/restore processes. Progent's Exchange upgrade services simplify and de-risk the job of moving from a legacy messaging system or an earlier release of Exchange Server to Exchange 2016. Progent also provides Exchange Server hosting service to reduce the cost, simplify the administration, and improve the fault tolerance of your Exchange Server. To find out additional information about Progent's professional services for Exchange, refer to Microsoft Exchange 2013 migration support and Microsoft Exchange 2016 planning and deployment consulting.

Contact Progent to Integrate Mac Clients and Exchange Server
If your organization is looking for an Apple macOS or OS X expert, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
















© 2002- 2019 Progent Corporation. All rights reserved.



More topics of interest:


An index of content::

24x7 Network Specialist Support for 24x7 Network
Baltimore, MD Phone Support Services Baltimore, Maryland Information Technology Consulting Companies
BlackBerry Desktop Manager Specialists Tech Consulting for BlackBerry Exchange in Cincinnati, OH
BlackBerry Smartphone Help BlackBerry Wireless Technical Support Anaheim Hills
Boise City, Ada County, Idaho Information Technology Consulting Companies Boise City, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, ID Software Consultants
CISSP Intrusion Detection Security Audits for Firewall Texas
Cisco CCIE Network Consultant Job Microsoft MCA Consultant Remote Support Job in Shreveport Louisiana
Cisco Design Consultants Computer Service for Cisco Albuquerque New Mexico
Cisco Jacksonville, FL, Miami, FL, Saint Petersburg, FL, Orlando, FL Technology Consultant Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando Network Installations
Cisco Network Manager Integration Consultant Seattle, WA
Cisco Network Security Consultants Configuration Services for Cisco Jersey City
Cisco PIX Firewall Migration Support and Integration Cisco Security Consultant
Cisco Systems Consultant Cisco IT Consulting Firms in King County Washington
Computer Network Support Company Computer Network Support Firms Winston-Salem North Carolina
Computer Support Companies SQL Server Tech
Computer Support Help Desk Online Support Network Support Help Desk Consultant Services
Computer Support for BlackBerry Professional Software Support Specialist for BlackBerry Redirector
Concord Technology Consulting Small Business IT Outsourcing Group for Martinez
Consultancy Firm for Lincoln Online Troubleshooting
Consultancy for Network Support Outsourcing Engineer for CIO Outsourcing
Consultant Services for PST files and Outlook for Mac Jacksonville, FL Santa Clara Small Business IT Consulting Companies
Consulting Services for Linux Redhat Remote Support Wichita, KS, Overland Park, KS, Kansas City, KS, Topeka, KS
Contract for Network Security Consultant Microsoft MCA Remote Consultant Open Positions in Phoenix - Tempe - Mesa
Cybersecurity Company for CISSP Honolulu, Waikiki Security Security Consultants
Debian Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Remote Support Suse Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Remote Support Services
Durham Microsoft Outlook for Mac Integration Services Help Desk Networking Firms
Engineer for Exchange and Apple Mac in Reno, NV Cisco Information Technology Consultants
Engineers for Hybrid cloud Hybrid cloud Specialist
Engineers for Windows 10 MDT Outsourcing
Entourage and Exchange Consultant Houston CISSP Certified Expert Progent Startup Business Support Companies
Evaluation CISSP Information Technology Consulting South Hampton Roads
Exchange 2010 Active Directory Specialists Exchange 2010 Disaster Recovery Support and Integration
Exchange 2016 Mailbox migration Remote Support Microsoft On-site Support
Expert Computer Support Companies for Cisco in Des Moines Iowa
Firewall Security Team Computer Security Specialist
Firewall Technical Support Firewall Network Security Testing Colorado Springs Fort Carson
Firewall Technical Support Services CISSP Security Group
Freelancing Jobs for Microsoft MCITP Remote Consulting Telecommuting Job for Microsoft MCP Consultant in Cincinnati
IT Consultant for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 SharePoint Server 2010 Support and Setup
IT Service Provider Microsoft Exchange 2010 Repair Installation in New Orleans Louisiana
IT Services for Microsoft Exchange and Entourage Novato, California Microsoft MCTS Support Work At Home Job
Los Angeles Small Business Networking Manage
Mac Email client for Exchange Support and Integration Hayward, California IT Consulting for Atlanta Georgia
Management for San Bruno Millbrae Data Recovery California
Microsoft Access Engineer Reports for Microsoft Office Access
Microsoft Certified Partner Integration Services for SCVMM 2016 Storage Spaces Direct SCVMM 2016 Storage QoS Network Engineer
Microsoft Exchange Network Specialist Exchange 2007 Consultants
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Migration Support Richmond, VA On Site service for Exchange
Microsoft Exchange Upgrade Specialist Microsoft Exchange 2000 Help and Support
Microsoft Expert Consult for Lync Server 2013 and SQL Server Lync Server 2013 and SharePoint Consulting Services
Microsoft ISA 2004 Server Online Troubleshooting ISA 2004 Server Outsourcing
Microsoft MCP Engineer Openings Work At Home Job for Microsoft MCTS Consultant Morgan Hill Santa Clara County
Microsoft Network IT Outsourcing Group Microsoft and Apple Computer Consultancy in Brownsville Harlingen
Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Consultants Support services in Washington DC
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Integration Services Urgent Computer Consultants in Birmingham
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Support Outsourcing Integration Support for Microsoft SharePoint Server Anchorage Alaska
Microsoft and Cisco Troubleshoot Systems Engineer Athens
Migration Support for Colorado Top Rated Colorado - Denver, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, Aurora, CO, Lakewood, CO Contractor
Milwaukee Support Firm Remote Technical Support
Montgomery, Alabama Worldwide macOS and Exchange Support and Setup IT Service Provider Rockford
Network Documentation Northern Virginia Microsoft Computer Service Provider
Network Management Services for Columbus, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Columbus Ohio Support Team
Network Services Little Rock Arkansas Consultant
Networking Companies for Cisco Cisco Server Consultants Tulsa County Oklahoma
New York, NY Solution Provider On-site and Remote Support for New York
New York, New York Support Firms Cisco Expert Remote Technical Support for New York, New York
North Dakota Phone Support Fargo, Bismark, Grand Forks, ND IT Service
OS X and Exchange Specialist Novato, California Plano Small Business Network Consulting
Office 365 Migratione Computer Consulting Services Microsoft Excel 2016 Networking Consultant
Online Technical Support for Mac Email client for Exchange in San Francisco California Online Consulting
Online Wireless Site Survey Support Outsourcing Wireless Site Survey Integration
Outlook Mac Support Outsourcing in Portland, OR Bay Area Northern California Consulting Team for Microsoft SQL 2008
PST files and Outlook for Mac Computer Engineer in Los Altos, California Computer Consultant Contractor Job in Union City CA
Professional San Diego, California Marina, CA Emergency Microsoft Consultant Career Opportunities
Redhat Support and Help Sun Solaris Online Troubleshooting in Virginia
Remote Consulting Northern California Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Integration Las Vegas
Remote Consulting for SharePoint SharePoint Portal Server Setup and Support
Remote Support Services for SharePoint 2013 Boston Massachusetts Consultant for Microsoft SharePoint Server
Remote Support for Exchange and Apple Mac in San Francisco Bay Area Security Consulting Openings San Fernando
SQL Server 2005 Engineer MS SQL Support and Help
San Diego, CA Technical Support Group Outsourced IT Management Services for San Diego
San Jose Installer Management California
School District Exchange Specialists Small Government Engineer
Security Consultant Denver, Colorado System Consultant
Security Cybersecurity Consultancy Firewall Security Audit Services
Security Network Security Auditor CISSP Firewall Network Install in Minneapolis
Service Providers for Vermont IT Outsourcing Group for Burlington, VT, Rutland, VT, Montpelier, VT
Slackware Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Computer Consultant Norfolk Gentoo Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Integration Services
Small Business Server 2003 Online Help SBS Premium Add-on Specialist
Small Office IT Consultant for BlackBerry Software Technology Consultancy Firm for BlackBerry BES Server in Olympic Park
Small Office Network Consultants for Gilroy Repairing California
Solaris with Windows Engineer Windows, UNIX, Solaris Support Outsourcing
Solution Providers for Boston Server Migration Specialists for Boston
Spotlight and Outlook for Mac Configuration El Paso, Texas SQL Server 2012 Small Business IT Outsourcing in Lincoln, Lancaster County
Subcontractor Job Microsoft MCP Consulting Careers in San Rafael Marin County
Support and Integration Mather, CA Sonoma County Internet Networking Consultants
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Help and Support SCCM 2012 On-site Support
Tech Support Outsource California Santa Cruz Network Recovery
Technical Consultant UNIX Remote Support in District of Columbia
Technical Support Services for Microsoft Outlook for Mac Riverside County California SharePoint 2010 Technology Consulting
Technology Consultant Networking Specialist for Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Technology Consulting Computer Consultancy in Mecklenburg County North Carolina
Technology Consulting Services for Microsoft Exchange and Entourage Rochester Integration Consulting for Cisco CCIE Newport News Hampton Roads
Technology Providers for Fremont Cisco and Microsoft Certified Experts Fremont Support Team in California
Telecommuting Job Computer Security Consultant Remote Support Jobs Hialeah Florida
Ubuntu Linux Professional Consulting Services for PCLinuxOS Linux
Ubuntu Linux, Solaris, UNIX Network Engineer LA Gentoo Linux, Solaris, UNIX Consulting Services
Windows Security Remote Troubleshooting Networking Services for Microsoft and Apple Sunnyvale Palo Alto
Windows Server 2012 Consultancy Services Microsoft Windows 2008 Consulting Firms Denver Aurora
Windows Server 2016 Information Technology Consulting Group Windows Server 2016 Small Business IT Consultants Louisville, KY
Windows Server 2016 Troubleshooting Windows Technology Consulting
iPad and Outlook Web App Consultant Services Mountain View, CA SharePoint 2013 Support and Help
iPad and Outlook Web App Online Help Bay Area Integration Specialist California
iPad and Outlook Web App Onsite Technical Support Network Consultant Honolulu