How to add holidays to Outlook Web/OWA & Office 365

June 8, 2016
Categories: Outlook Web, OWA Features, add calendars to outlook, Holiday Calendars for Outlook, office 365, Outlook Calendars

Users often need to add national and religious holiday calendars to their Outlook calendar. For employees collaborating with co-workers or customers spread across geographic locations, it helps to know when they will be out of the office. There may also be employees who observe certain religious holidays and wish to add these holidays to their calendar.

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Messageware ActiveSend is Now Windows 8.1 Compatible

November 25, 2013
Categories: ActiveSend, Microsoft Platform Ready, office 365, Productivity

Nov. 25, 2013 - Toronto, Canada - Messageware, a world leader in Microsoft Exchange security and Outlook Web App enhancements, announced today that the Windows 8.1 Platform Ready certification has been completed for Messageware ActiveSend and that all Messageware products are currently supported on the newest Microsoft Windows operating system.

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Microsoft Exchange 2013 and Messageware OWA Client Suite Combine to Create Powerful User Experience

September 16, 2013
Categories: ActiveSend, Exchange 2013, OWA Client Suite, OWA Desktop, office 365, Productivity

September 16, 2013 - TORONTO, Canada -- Messageware (, the world's leading provider of enterprise security, productivity, and customization solutions for Microsoft Office Outlook Web App (OWA), today announced the release of Messageware OWA Client Suite for Microsoft Exchange 2013. The much anticipated solution takes the user improvements inherent in OWA 2013 a step further by enabling users to perform routine tasks as easily as its desktop counterpart. The result is a powerful user experience that makes composing emails, sending attachments, and more, possible with the click of a single button.

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New App for Outlook from Messageware Makes Staying in Message Easy

September 10, 2013
Categories: Exchange 2013, Apps for Outlook, Apps for Outlook, Microsoft, office 365, Utility Belt

Messageware Utility Belt App for Outlook facilitates faster and easier messaging by putting useful information at the user’s fingertips.

September 10, 2013, Toronto, CanadaMessageware, the world's leading provider of enterprise security, productivity and customization solutions for Microsoft Office Outlook Web App (OWA), today announced the availability of their second App for Outlook - Messageware Utility Belt for Microsoft Outlook 2013 and OWA 2013, the first solution ever to make routine business tasks part of the desktop Outlook experience.

Like a construction worker’s tool belt that puts tools at their fingertips, Utility Belt is a bundle of six apps that put routine business tasks at a user’s fingertips. Whether it’s needing to figure out a time zone in order to schedule an important call or tracking time in order to determine billable hours, Utility Belt arms you with the tools and information you need to make quick and efficient business decisions every day.  Some of the tools include a full-featured calendar, sophisticated in-app calculator, stopwatch and countdown timer, a handy time zone conversion tool, and a fun daily quote for a bit of inspiration when you need it most.

A handy set of useful apps accessible from within the Outlook or OWA mail client

Included in the Messageware Utility Belt:

  • Calendar – Lookup days, months, and weeks on the fly for easy scheduling; select date ranges and jump ahead by set time intervals.
  • Calculator – Say goodbye to a physical calculator and save time from navigating to an online calculator; the Utility Belt calculator is easily accessible without having to leave your inbox.
  • Stopwatch & Countdown Timer – Track your time and be more efficient while working within any application.
  • Time Zones – Schedule appointments with ease by looking up time differentials by zone, location, or UTC offset.
  • Area & Dialing Codes – Call colleagues, partners, or vendors with ease, or determine where that call is coming from with this full-featured tool for all countries and major cities.
  • Daily Quote – Take a break and be inspired by our daily inspirational quotes.

“In today’s fast-paced business climate every second and minute matters,” said Mark Rotman, President & CEO of Messageware. “With Utility Belt, users can save time in their day by having what they need when they need it, and being able to stay focused on what matters most.”

Since 1993, Messageware has been providing security and enhancement solutions that enable organizations worldwide to deploy OWA with confidence, knowing that their users and corporate information are protected, and email sessions are secured. Over 2,500 companies and 5 million users worldwide, including several of the Fortune 50 in finance, insurance, and banking, and a host of global, federal, and military agencies, rely on Messageware to protect and enhance OWA.

Messageware Utility Belt includes a free subscription that can be extended in yearly increments. To download a copy, visit the Microsoft Office Store, or visit Messageware’s website where you can read more about the features of Messageware Utility Belt.


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Messageware Accepted Into Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner Program

April 18, 2012
Categories: Microsoft Partner Network, office 365

Leading OWA solution provider, Messageware Incorporated, has both the products and resources needed for companies worldwide to securely and reliably put their email into the cloud without sacrificing productivity.

April 18, 2012, Toronto, Canada – Messageware, (, the world's leading provider of enterprise security, productivity and customization solutions for Microsoft Office Outlook Web App (OWA), today announced it has been accepted into Microsoft’s Cloud Partner Program. As a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner, the company intends to capitalize on the growing cloud computing market by making it easier and more affordable for companies worldwide to migrate to Office 365’s Exchange Online.

Gartner, Inc. predicts that the percentage of corporate mailboxes using cloud services will be 10% percent by year-end 2012, up from 2% at the end of 2009. Using Messageware’s award-winning OWA Desktop client-side solution together with Office 365, companies worldwide can deliver the familiar desktop experience to their users while realizing the cost savings associated with cloud computing.

OWA Desktop brings OWA webmail functionality to the user’s desktop, delivering key features with the added benefit of the thin email client. Simple one-click functions provide users access to read and send message functions, and access to calendars and appointments without the hassle of navigating web browsers and re-authenticating each time they need email.  Rich new mail and appointment alerts, with advanced features, are provided to the user in real time. OWA Desktop gives the user functionality they have come to expect and depend on from Microsoft Outlook.

Launched in 2010, the Microsoft Cloud Partner program showcases and supports Microsoft partners who are committed to delivering the next generation of cloud services to their clients. As a new Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner, Messageware can leverage these benefits to its customers.

“As more companies consider the benefits of migrating their messaging to Office 365 they can now leverage Messageware as a Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partner to help them achieve their goals,” said Mark Rotman, President & CEO of Messageware.


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Messageware OWA Desktop Solution Now Available

December 6, 2011
Categories: OWA Desktop, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, office 365, Productivity

Messageware’s award-winning OWA Desktop solution, which extends desktop email control to OWA, is now available to companies and users worldwide.

December 6, 2011, Toronto, Canada – Messageware (, the world's leading provider of enterprise securi- winning OWA Desktop solution. Messageware OWA Desktop is now available to enterprises and individual users who are using Microsoft Exchange on-premise or in hosted environments.

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