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Calendar sync tool for Exchange - Google apps.

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Hi can anyone recommend a Calendar sync tool that they have used to sync between a calendar in an Exchange 2003 public folder and Google apps.
I have found the following link but they appear to only sync a user’s personal Outlook Calendar.
http://www.slipstick.com/addins/calendar.asp
Many thanks
JPFN
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by:Tony Johncock
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I don't use Google apps, but this looks like what you require:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gappssync
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by:JPFN
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Hi Tony1044
The problem with this is that to implement Googles own sync tool you have to migrate you Exchange system over to Google apps changing DNS MX records etc .
At this time I just need to sync the Calendar.
Thanks
JPFN
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by:Tony Johncock
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Ah sorry - I didn't realise it'd want full control.

Found this:

http://www.google.com/support/calendar/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=89955

Seems to be about as good as it gets?
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by:JPFN
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This one only syncs to Outlooks default calendar so I would need another tool to sync the public calendar with the default local one.
I don’t know if you have ever setup the Blackberry desktop manager but it can sync the Blackberry with both local and Exchange folders. I was hoping that the same functionality existed in a 3rd party product that someone could recommend.

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Tony Johncock earned 500 total points
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According to a colleague, this can sync multiple calendars but it costs:

http://www.daveswebsite.com/software/gsync/

Not expensive though - US$15 a user.
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by:Tony Johncock
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Gotta say btw - this is pretty poor showing of a company trying to push people to the cloud.

On a personal note, it is one more reason I wouldn't use Google for my hosted apps.

Sorry for the off-topic notes there.
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by:JPFN
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Nice one Tony1044:  Indeed it lets me select a Calendar in a public folder.
 That’s great thanks again you’re a star.
-JPFN
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by:JPFN
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Nice work.
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by:Tony Johncock
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Thank you for the points. Glad to have helped. Sorry it took a few misfires :)
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