Apple messaging platforms
Email remains the killer dominant app. Whether using Linux, Mac, or Windows -- and whether communicating for business or personal reasons -- email persists as a critical application. Where POP3 previously met users’ needs, and IMAP improved synchronization capabilities, droves have adopted Microsoft Exchange services to power back-end email, contact, and calendar operations.
Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president of Eckel Media Corp., a communications company specializing in public relations and technical authoring projects.