This document covers a broad range of solutions for sharing Outlook calendar and contact folders with or without Exchange Server.
Contents As was mentioned in the opening paragraph, there are several 3rd party applications that allow you share Outlook calendar folders without Microsoft Exchange Server.
The Room Finder displays room and attendee availability and suggests times that work for all attendees.
Using Direct Booking is not recommended with Exchange 2010 and up.
Because most businesses don’t really have the need or desire to host their own mail server, a more simple application that allows you share Outlook calendar information without Microsoft Exchange Server is the ideal solution as it much more simple to install, configure and maintain.
This should eliminate most of the problems with Outlook not closing and the need to check the *file on the next start.Outlook may close and only the splash screen loads when you restart it. Right click on the Windows Task bar and choose Task Manager.Select the Processes tab and look for in the Image Name column. ” Microsoft® Outlook by itself does allow for sharing calendar folders without Microsoft's Exchange Server.If you work in a small or medium-sized organization, the cost and complexity required to implement Microsoft Exchange Server is likely to be prohibitive.