|MAPI Protocol||IMAP Protocol|
|Full Form||Messaging Application Programming Interface||Internet Message Access Protocol.|
|Type||Full groupware protocol||Mail Protocol|
|Definition||Based on a technology from Microsoft which uses RPC-based communication to interact with a MAPI-based mail server like Exchange.
|The emails that are received are kept by the Internet server. It can work on even a slow connection like a modem.|
(functionality of all services that Exchange has to offer using Outlook)
|Connecting to Exchange Mailboxes||