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November 6, 2006
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8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour duration.
Many organizations seeking to outsource their email systems have been stymied by technical as well as organizational challenges. In the past, things like slow WAN links and overly chatty client-server protocols have gotten in the way. Now, however, outsourcing Microsoft Exchange is becoming more practical.
On November 15, Ferris Research presents a webinar for organizations that are considering outsourcing their messaging function. Ferris analyst Lee Benjamin and a panel of industry experts will look at the types and sizes of organizations that hosted exchange appeals to. They�ll explore what a typical implementation look like. And they�ll explain what organizations can do to ensure a successful hosted implementation. Click here to register for this free event. For more information, click here.
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If you're going to Exchange Connections and would like to meet Ferris Research, do get in touch. David Ferris, Lee Benjamin, and Bob Spurzem will be there November 7-9 at our booth, #222. The Exchange Connections registration page is here. It's a good show for Exchange support staff.
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We'll be happy to provide free technology planning advice. Or if you're a vendor, perhaps you'd like to brief us on your offerings and plans. We're available as follows:
Email email@example.com with some suggested times. If you're someone we know virtually, but haven't actually met in person, it would be especially nice to meet.
Join Us For Dinner
If you're free for dinner on Tuesday evening, November 7, would you like to join us?
It'll be a small-ish group at a good nearby restaurant, starting at 8pm. David Ferris, Lee Benjamin, and Bob Spurzem will be there on the Ferris side. Over dinner, we'll have informal conversations on messaging topics of mutual interest. There will be a mix of messaging support staff, and vendor staff.
These dinners are usually fun, and also good places to build your peer network. If you can join us, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please let us know no later than November 1, so we can plan numbers.
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