Daily Summary of the Main Messaging News
October 16, 2006
Insights & Observations
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Companies are struggling with increasing demands on IT staff to keep enterprise email systems up and running. IT administrators must cope with an ever-expanding landscape of email technologies that add anti-virus, anti-spam, backup and restore, high availability, disaster recovery, monitoring, storage management, unified messaging, and compliance requirements. Because there just isnt enough time in the day, many organizations are considering the use of appliances that manage and/or run the email environment.
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