AWS Launched the General Availability of Amazon WorkMail

After one year of consideration the AWS has included the Exchange migration tool in the Amazon WorkMail to encourage the customers of Microsoft with a price of $4 per month per user.

amazon  AWS announces the availability of Amazon WorkMail for the general public after one year of its preview. This service is planned to work with all the existing desktop computers and mobile clients. WorkMail has been reinforced since it comes out in preview form. Now it is offering new services like greater safety, ease of use and the migration.

The new service has a stress on mobility features which will allow the user with location control. The user will be able to implement rules and actions for controlling portable devices, beside the usual security features such as encryption of accumulated data, message scanning for preventing any spam and virus protection.

“We are working on interoperability support that will allow users of Amazon WorkMail to benefit from a single Global Address Book, and to access free/busy calendar information across both environments. I’ll have more information on this feature in the near future.

We are also working on an email journaling feature. This feature will allow you to use your existing email archiving system to capture and preserve all Amazon WorkMail communication” wrote Jeff bar in the official blog of AWS.

The Amazon WorkMail will support all clients which are running the OS X, including Apple Mail and Outlook. It will also support other clients using the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol, including iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Fire Phone, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry 10. “You can use the AWS Key Management Service (KMS) to create and manage the keys that are used to encrypt data at rest. You can choose the region where you want to store your mailboxes and be confident that the stored data will not leave the region” he said.

The service which cost $4 per user per month has an allocated space of 50GB, this storage service and will be run from the US data centers of AWS in Northern Virginia and Oregon, For European customers a single data center in Eire will work.

By using Amazon WorkMail in combination with easy AD, you will be up and running with a few clicks, usually in fewer than 10 minutes. Users of the service will be able now to create and book resources such as meeting rooms and equipment. Amazon WorkMail has achieved the ISO 27001, ISO 27017, and ISO 27018 certifications. A 30-day free trial for up to 25 users is also available.

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Google brings note-taking app Keep to iPhone



More than two years after launching Google Keep on Android, the company is finally bringing its note-taking app to iOS: Google rolled out a new version of Keep for iPhones and iPads Thursday.

Like the Android and web version of the app, Keep on iOS allows you to arrange your notes into a sticky-note-like interface. Notes are synced with your Google account so you can access them across devices.

Though not as full-featured as some competitors like Evernote, Google’s free app offers much more than Apple’s new Notes app. Recorded voice memos are automatically transcribed and you can share notes with people you know so others can collaborate on a checklist, for example. Read more…

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