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October 10, 2007


  • HP Introduces Services Portfolio for Unified Communications Solutions More
  • Open Text Ups the Ante with Email Management for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 More
  • Autonomy ZANTAZ Delivers Industry's First Consolidated Enterprise Archive for Mailbox Management, Compliance and Electronic Discovery More
  • Joopz Enables Robust Desktop Text Messaging Functionality with Microsoft Office Outlook Plugin More

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

  • McAfee, Inc. to Acquire SafeBoot B.V. for $350 Million
  • Autonomy ZANTAZ Unveils First Unified Platform for Advanced Global Electronic Discovery, Investigation, and Real-Time Policy Management
  • Nuospace - A New Enterprise Wiki Portal Solution
  • Exchange 2007 Managed Folder Assistant Requires Careful Planning


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Understanding Mail Reputation Services: Commtouch Discusses the Role of Reputation Services in Email and Web Security
Wednesday, October 10, 2007.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Amir Lev, CTO of Commtouch, and Ferris Analyst Richi Jennings explain and review the latest reputation technologies: RBLs, email accreditation, reputation aggregators, domain vs. URL reputation, and dynamic reputation filtering. Amir explains how reputation services can effectively fight even the most sophisticated spammer and phishing tricks and how this new tool can be integrated as an additional layer of email and Web security. A Q&A session follows.

To register for the 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.


Content 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.

Classifications are important for regulations and policy compliance, e-discovery, and information leak protection. Typically, when content falls within a category (such as "internal only" or "HR policy on minority-owned business"), specific actions are taken, such as blocking, third-party review, archiving, or encryption. Classifications may be performed manually or determined automatically, and many vendors provide solutions. In this webinar, we review classification approaches and implementation issues, and leading vendors present their solutions' competitive strengths. A Q&A session follows.

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


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

  • 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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