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August 10, 2007


  • NEC Launches UC for Business to Address Communications Demands of Midsized Enterprises More
  • Nuance Launches GPS-Based Mobile Voice Search Solution for BlackBerry Smartphones More

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Other News and Insights in Today's Paid Version of This Newsletter:

  • RSA, the Security Division of EMC, to Acquire Tablus - Further Advancing Information Security Leadership
  • Presence-Enabling Enterprise Applications


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E-Mail Management: Best Practices for Managing E-Mail Risks, Records & Rules

RPost will present an informational webinar focused on taking back control of your e-mail with best practices for managing e-mail risks, records & rules. This webinar is endorsed by many of the most influential Bar Associations in the United States, with content produced by the ePolicy Institute. Panel experts include a litigation attorney and discovery technology expert, the executive director of the ePolicy Institute, and a retired judge from the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

August 8, 2007
12:00pm-1:00pm Pacific
To register, please visit


Content Control Beauty Contest
Wednesday, September 26, 2007.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Regulations and policy compliance, e-discovery, and information leak protection are driving demand for technologies that scan emails, instant messages, HTTP flows, static files, and other electronic content to ensure that information is used appropriately. Several content control vendors concisely present their solutions, their competititors, their key competitive strengths, and what they see as the key trends. A Q&A session follows.

To register for this webinar, click here. For more information, click here.


E-Discovery Beauty Contest
Wednesday, October 17, 2007.
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

E-discovery requests require a timely response and can prove extremely time-consuming and expensive. Vendors are responding to this challenge with tools that support the necessary search and workflows. In this webinar, leading e-discovery vendors present their solutions, their competitive strengths, and key trends in e-discovery. A Q&A session follows.

To register for this webinar, click here. For more information, click here.


Classification Beauty Contest
Wednesday, November 14, 2007.
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

A classification is a label (such as "internal only," "About the lawsuit with XYZ," or "HR policy on minority-owned business") that applies to an electric entity. Classifications are of great importance for regulations and policy compliance, e-discovery, and information leak protection. In this webinar, leading vendors present their solutions, their competitive strengths, and the key trends in classification. A Q&A session follows.

To register for this webinar, click here. For more information, click here.


Want to Place a Job Ad? We've just started this new section in our newsletters. If you're looking to hire someone that has messaging skills, send us your ad and we'll run it. It's a great way to connect, and best of all, there's no charge! Other details:

  • Start with the job title. Then give a line or two that elaborates, and contact information
  • Readers are spread across many countries. The largest numbers are in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, Netherlands
  • IT managers: All types of messaging professionals read the newsletters, so it's a good place to find messaging support staff
  • Vendors: Don't send ads for lower level positions, or positions that don't require a messaging background, such as QA engineers. The people who read our newsletters are specifically interested in messaging

Get more information, including ad requirements, here.


Ferris Research seeks qualified speakers for our upcoming webinars. We currently we have the following events scheduled:

  • Content Control, Beauty Contest, Sep 26
  • E-Discovery Beauty Contest, Oct 17
  • Classification Beauty Contest, Nov 14

We'll also schedule webinars on the following topics when we have sufficient qualified speakers to participate:

  • Email Capacity Planning
  • Mobile Messaging Middleware
  • Phishing Control
  • Mass-Emailers/Email Campaign Managers
  • Email Statement Delivery
  • Message Store Search and Analysis
  • SharePoint Competitors

The webinars typically start at 8:30 a.m. Pacific on the third Wednesday of the month and last 1 hour. Speakers talk for 5 to 10 minutes on the topic and are joined by three or four other speakers. Attendees are IT staff supporting email technologies, consultants, vendor product managers, and investors.

For more information about the webinars and speaker requirements, click here.

If you would like to submit an application to speak, please contact Mona Cohen at mona.cohen@ferris.com.


Ferris Research is an analyst firm specializing on the business use of email and collaborative technologies. Our clients are IT professionals or vendors active in this field.

Main topics we cover:

  • Email retention/archiving, regulations compliance, e-discovery
  • Spam & malware control
  • Mobile messaging
  • Email upgrades & migrations
  • Instant messaging and presence
  • Team workspaces
  • Content management
  • Email encryption
  • Calendaring & scheduling
  • Consumer messaging
  • ISP messaging

Our main services are:

  • Information service for IT professionals. See here
  • Information service for vendors of email and collaborative technologies. See here
  • Educational white papers, written for vendors. See here
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