Computerworld is busy in the collaboration market this week....

Most of the problems don't appear to be the result of underpowered PCs or of faulty or misconfigured e-mail servers. Instead, users say, and Microsoft acknowledges, the underlying cause is changes made under Outlook's hood to accommodate new features such as RSS feeds and indexing for faster searches.

Some bloggers working with beta versions of Outlook 2007 have been complaining for months. Even loyalists such as Microsoft's Most Valuable Professionals -- the company's elite corps of unpaid technical helpers -- are grumbling.

"A lot of MVPs are complaining about Outlook's performance," said Paul Robichaux, an MVP who works as a Microsoft Exchange consultant at 3Sharp, an IT services firm in Redmond, Wash.
Robichaux indicates on his blog that he provided additional context for this quote, worth understanding the full picture.

Link: Computerworld: Outlook 2007 users complain about slow performance > (Thanks, Johannes)

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