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Thursday, March 22, 2007
  Mar 23: Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.7 for Novell NetWare
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March 23, 2007

News

  • Kaspersky Lab announces the release of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.7 for Novell NetWare More
  • EU Spam Symposium 2007 More
  • MAAWG Announces 2007 Leadership, Plans 10th General Meeting in Dublin to Address Online Abuse More
  • MIT Spam Conference 2007 More

Insights & Observations

Pros and Cons of Exchange CCR for Disaster Recovery
"There are three major points that restrict CCR's high-availability/disaster-recovery value... (More)"

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

  • The Hidden Cost of Managing Deleted Email
  • E-mail Security: Your Best Options
  • Funambol Study Reveals Millions of Consumers to Start Using Mobile Email Shortly
  • ColdSpark - The Future of Email

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Exchange 2007: Implementation Best Practices
Free Webinar. Wednesday, April 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Microsoft Exchange 2007 represents the most significant release of Exchange to date. In this webinar, Ferris Research presents the findings of its Exchange 2007 First Impressions Survey. We also hear from industry experts who have worked hands-on with Exchange 2007. The focus of the webinar is on implementation. Topics include premigration planning, deployment, coexistence, administration, and management.

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

Emerging Messaging Technologies
Free Webinar. Wednesday, May 16, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One and one-half hours.

This webinar consists of short presentations from companies with interesting, promising, and innovative technology. Ferris senior analysts David Ferris and Nick Shelness comment on each of the technologies and then moderate a general discussion.

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

Email Archiving Beauty Contest
Free Webinar. Wednesday, July 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

This webinar helps you understand the main differences among leading email archiving products. Several email archiving vendors concisely present their solution, its key strengths, and unique selling propositions. Ferris analyst David Ferris comments on the products and leads a Q&A session.

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


CAREERS MARKETPLACE

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, because over 4,000 messaging professionals read the newsletters. And best of all, there's no charge! Send ads to iree.jordan@ferris.com. 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

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Exchange 2007: Implementation Best Practices
Free Webinar. Wednesday, April 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Microsoft Exchange 2007 represents the most significant release of Exchange to date. In this webinar, Ferris Research presents the findings of its Exchange 2007 First Impressions Survey. We also hear from industry experts who have worked hands-on with Exchange 2007. The focus of the webinar is on implementation. Topics include premigration planning, deployment, coexistence, administration, and management.

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

Emerging Messaging Technologies
Free Webinar. Wednesday, May 16, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One and one-half hours.

This webinar consists of short presentations from companies with interesting, promising, and innovative technology. Ferris senior analysts David Ferris and Nick Shelness comment on each of the technologies and then moderate a general discussion.

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

Email Archiving Beauty Contest
Free Webinar. Wednesday, July 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

This webinar helps you understand the main differences among leading email archiving products. Several email archiving vendors concisely present their solution, its key strengths, and unique selling propositions. Ferris analyst David Ferris comments on the products and leads a Q&A session.

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

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18
Email Capacity Planning, Beauty Contest, Sep 26

Ferris Research is soliciting speakers for the following webinars:

  • Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18. Several email archiving vendors concisely present their solution, its key strengths, and unique selling propositions. A Q&A session moderated and interpreted by a Ferris analyst follows. Participants learn the main differences between leading products.
  • Email Capacity Planning, Beauty Contest, Sep 26. Messaging managers find it hard to predict the amount and nature of local and server storage. In this webinar, we look at a number of tools that can help. Each vendor briefly explains its product and its greatest competitive strengths. A Q&A session follows.

Speakers talk for five 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.

The webinars start at 8:30 a.m. PST and last one hour. We typically have at least 500 registrants and around 200 actual attendees, so it's good exposure. Participating vendors also have the opportunity to use the events as lead generators by promoting the event to prospective customers.

In return, we'll give you a six-month subscription to our for-fee news service, which provides comprehensive coverage of messaging and collaboration technology. It's an extremely quick way to keep current with the news, and is normally only available to organizations that subscribe to our full information service. See a sample here.

Please contact Mona Cohen at mona.cohen@ferris.com.

ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

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
To upgrade to comprehensive news and trends coverage, subscribe to our Analyzer Information Service.
Got some news you want to share with us?
Send press releases and conference announcements relevant to messaging to releases@ferris.com.

 

 
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
  Mar 22: Microsoft HMC v4.0; Azaleos OneServer for Exchange 2007
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March 22, 2007

News

  • Azaleos Updates OneServer for Microsoft Exchange 2007 More
  • Updated Microsoft Hosting Solutions Give Service Providers the Tools to Attract Small and Midsize Businesses More

Insights & Observations

There are no public Insights & Observations today.

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

  • Role of Server-Based Email for Consumers
  • Cemaphore MailShadow 2.0
  • Enterprise IM strategies
  • Cisco Completes Acquisition of Reactivity

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Exchange 2007: Implementation Best Practices
Free Webinar. Wednesday, April 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Microsoft Exchange 2007 represents the most significant release of Exchange to date. In this webinar, Ferris Research presents the findings of its Exchange 2007 First Impressions Survey. We also hear from industry experts who have worked hands-on with Exchange 2007. The focus of the webinar is on implementation. Topics include premigration planning, deployment, coexistence, administration, and management.

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

Emerging Messaging Technologies
Free Webinar. Wednesday, May 16, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One and one-half hours.

This webinar consists of short presentations from companies with interesting, promising, and innovative technology. Ferris senior analysts David Ferris and Nick Shelness comment on each of the technologies and then moderate a general discussion.

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


CAREERS MARKETPLACE

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, because over 4,000 messaging professionals read the newsletters. And best of all, there's no charge! Send ads to iree.jordan@ferris.com. 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

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18
Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26

Ferris Research is soliciting speakers for the following webinars:

  • Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18. Several email archiving vendors concisely present their solution, its key strengths, and unique selling propositions. A Q&A session moderated and interpreted by a Ferris analyst follows. Participants learn the main differences between leading products.
  • Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26. Messaging managers find it hard to predict the amount and nature of local and server storage. We look at a number of tools that can help. In each case, we briefly explain the product and where its greatest value lies. A Q&A session follows.

Speakers talk for five 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.

The webinars start at 8:30 a.m. PST and last one hour. We typically have at least 500 registrants and around 200 actual attendees, so it's good exposure. Participating vendors also have the opportunity to use the events as lead generators by promoting the event to prospective customers.

In return, we'll give you a six-month subscription to our for-fee news service, which provides comprehensive coverage of messaging and collaboration technology. It's an extremely quick way to keep current with the news, and is normally only available to organizations that subscribe to our full information service. See a sample here.

Please contact Mona Cohen at mona.cohen@ferris.com.

ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

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
To upgrade to comprehensive news and trends coverage, subscribe to our Analyzer Information Service.
Got some news you want to share with us?
Send press releases and conference announcements relevant to messaging to releases@ferris.com.

 

 
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
  Mar 21: Lotus Sametime Plugin Forum; Everyone.net; AXS-One Compliance Platform
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March 21, 2007

News

  • Next Generation Continuity Solution for Exchange Email Server More
  • AXS-One Delivers Fully Hosted Archiving and Electronic Records Management Solution More
  • EarthLink Business Solutions Expands Web Hosting, e-mail for Businesses More
  • Everyone.net Adds AJAX Features to Email Services More
  • IP Unity Glenayre Launches Mereon Unified Messaging and Conferencing 4.0 More
  • IBM Helps Developers Form Social Networks More
  • WebDialogs Redefines Conferencing with Unified Voice, Video and Web For Small and Medium Businesses More

Insights & Observations

Microsoft Outlook-Exchange Transport Protocol
"In January, Microsoft licensed the Outlook-Exchange Transport Protocol.
There are three elements to this... (More)"

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

  • Symantec's Internet Threat Report
  • Email "blacklist" checking and monitoring service launched by IE Internet
  • Userplane Releases Free Instant Messaging Community Solution for Any Website
  • Email Authentication 101
  • Unified messaging perceptions and realities
  • Apptix Launches Hosted VoIP Solutions to Significantly Expand Its On-Demand Offerings for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
  • Vontu Announces General Availability of Vontu 7

REFERENCE

Recent Ferris Reports:

Upcoming Ferris Reports:

Recent Ferris Webinars:

Upcoming Ferris Webinars:

Industry Conferences, see here.
For information about Ferris Research, see here.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Email Disaster Recovery
Free Webinar. Wednesday, March 21, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Fires, floods, earthquakes, and other disasters threaten the stability of our most relied-upon IT services. A long-term email outage affects all of an organization's business units. Proper disaster recovery planning is critical to ensure that email service is restored as quickly as possible. This free webinar addresses how to develop a complete email disaster recovery strategy. Industry experts look at the technologies available today to facilitate a quick recovery and predict the evolution of disaster recovery technology in the future.

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

Exchange 2007: Implementation Best Practices
Free Webinar. Wednesday, April 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Microsoft Exchange 2007 represents the most significant release of Exchange to date. In this webinar, Ferris Research presents the findings of its Exchange 2007 First Impressions Survey. We also hear from industry experts who have worked hands-on with Exchange 2007. The focus of the webinar is on implementation. Topics include premigration planning, deployment, coexistence, administration, and management.

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

Emerging Messaging Technologies
Free Webinar. Wednesday, May 16, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One and one-half hours.

This webinar consists of short presentations from companies with interesting, promising, and innovative technology. Ferris senior analysts David Ferris and Nick Shelness comment on each of the technologies and then moderate a general discussion.

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


CAREERS MARKETPLACE

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, because over 4,000 messaging professionals read the newsletters. And best of all, there's no charge! Send ads to iree.jordan@ferris.com. 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

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18
Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26

Ferris Research is soliciting speakers for the following webinars:

  • Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18. Several email archiving vendors concisely present their solution, its key strengths, and unique selling propositions. A Q&A session moderated and interpreted by a Ferris analyst follows. Participants learn the main differences between leading products.
  • Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26. Messaging managers find it hard to predict the amount and nature of local and server storage. We look at a number of tools that can help. In each case, we briefly explain the product and where its greatest value lies. A Q&A session follows.

Speakers talk for five 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.

The webinars start at 8:30 a.m. PST and last one hour. We typically have at least 500 registrants and around 200 actual attendees, so it's good exposure. Participating vendors also have the opportunity to use the events as lead generators by promoting the event to prospective customers.

In return, we'll give you a six-month subscription to our for-fee news service, which provides comprehensive coverage of messaging and collaboration technology. It's an extremely quick way to keep current with the news, and is normally only available to organizations that subscribe to our full information service. See a sample here.

Please contact Mona Cohen at mona.cohen@ferris.com.

ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

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
To upgrade to comprehensive news and trends coverage, subscribe to our Analyzer Information Service.
Got some news you want to share with us?
Send press releases and conference announcements relevant to messaging to releases@ferris.com.

 

 
  Mar 20: SiteScape ICEcorps; SPAMfighter; VONaLink TeamOnCall
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March 20, 2007

News

  • SPAMfighter Introduces Support for Outlook 2007 More
  • Mobile's Long Leap to Instant Messaging More
  • The Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium announces Roundtable IX and Interoperability Test Event More
  • SiteScape Announces ICEcorps, the First Open Source Collaboration Suite to Unify Team Workspaces and Real-Time Conferencing More
  • VONaLink TeamOnCall - New Real-time Call Status Display Software for VoIP Released More

Insights & Observations

AIM Gets Physical Presence Awareness
"
AIM now has a plugin that provides location awareness... (More)"

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

  • Main DST Change Cost: Around $3 Billion
  • The Extraordinary Failure of Anti-Virus Technology
  • Notes fans hope upgrade ends e-mail client's ugly-duckling status
  • How to Avoid IM Security Problems

REFERENCE

Recent Ferris Reports:

Upcoming Ferris Reports:

Recent Ferris Webinars:

Upcoming Ferris Webinars:

Industry Conferences, see here.
For information about Ferris Research, see here.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Email Disaster Recovery
Free Webinar. Wednesday, March 21, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Fires, floods, earthquakes, and other disasters threaten the stability of our most relied-upon IT services. A long-term email outage affects all of an organization's business units. Proper disaster recovery planning is critical to ensure that email service is restored as quickly as possible. This free webinar addresses how to develop a complete email disaster recovery strategy. Industry experts look at the technologies available today to facilitate a quick recovery and predict the evolution of disaster recovery technology in the future.

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

Exchange 2007: Implementation Best Practices
Free Webinar. Wednesday, April 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Microsoft Exchange 2007 represents the most significant release of Exchange to date. In this webinar, Ferris Research presents the findings of its Exchange 2007 First Impressions Survey. We also hear from industry experts who have worked hands-on with Exchange 2007. The focus of the webinar is on implementation. Topics include premigration planning, deployment, coexistence, administration, and management.

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

Emerging Messaging Technologies
Free Webinar. Wednesday, May 16, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One and one-half hours.

This webinar consists of short presentations from companies with interesting, promising, and innovative technology. Ferris senior analysts David Ferris and Nick Shelness comment on each of the technologies and then moderate a general discussion.

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


CAREERS MARKETPLACE

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, because over 4,000 messaging professionals read the newsletters. And best of all, there's no charge! Send ads to iree.jordan@ferris.com. 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

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18
Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26

Ferris Research is soliciting speakers for the following webinars:

  • Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18. Several email archiving vendors concisely present their solution, its key strengths, and unique selling propositions. A Q&A session moderated and interpreted by a Ferris analyst follows. Participants learn the main differences between leading products.
  • Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26. Messaging managers find it hard to predict the amount and nature of local and server storage. We look at a number of tools that can help. In each case, we briefly explain the product and where its greatest value lies. A Q&A session follows.

Speakers talk for five 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.

The webinars start at 8:30 a.m. PST and last one hour. We typically have at least 500 registrants and around 200 actual attendees, so it's good exposure. Participating vendors also have the opportunity to use the events as lead generators by promoting the event to prospective customers.

In return, we'll give you a six-month subscription to our for-fee news service, which provides comprehensive coverage of messaging and collaboration technology. It's an extremely quick way to keep current with the news, and is normally only available to organizations that subscribe to our full information service. See a sample here.

Please contact Mona Cohen at mona.cohen@ferris.com.

ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

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
To upgrade to comprehensive news and trends coverage, subscribe to our Analyzer Information Service.
Got some news you want to share with us?
Send press releases and conference announcements relevant to messaging to releases@ferris.com.

 
Saturday, March 17, 2007
  Mar 19: Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Beta; Panda Software TotalScan
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March 19, 2007

News

  • BitDefender Issues New Whitepaper on Fighting Image Spam More
  • Beta version of TotalScan More
  • IBM Announces Public Beta for Lotus Notes and Domino 8 More
  • Cisco Unveils New TelePresence Solutions to Connect Multiple Locations and Organizations in Real-Time Collaborative Meetings More

Insights & Observations

There are no public Insights & Observations today.

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

  • Splunk Improves Messaging Log File Analysis
  • Notes/Domino Email Archiving
  • Video spam. Who would have guessed?
  • 'Best practices' for antispyware makers finalized

Want to read this premium content? Click here.

REFERENCE

Recent Ferris Reports:

Upcoming Ferris Reports:

Recent Ferris Webinars:

Upcoming Ferris Webinars:

Industry Conferences, see here.
For information about Ferris Research, see here.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Email Disaster Recovery
Free Webinar. Wednesday, March 21, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Fires, floods, earthquakes, and other disasters threaten the stability of our most relied-upon IT services. A long-term email outage affects all of an organization's business units. Proper disaster recovery planning is critical to ensure that email service is restored as quickly as possible. This free webinar addresses how to develop a complete email disaster recovery strategy. Industry experts look at the technologies available today to facilitate a quick recovery and predict the evolution of disaster recovery technology in the future.

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

Exchange 2007: Implementation Best Practices
Free Webinar. Wednesday, April 18, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Microsoft Exchange 2007 represents the most significant release of Exchange to date. In this webinar, Ferris Research presents the findings of its Exchange 2007 First Impressions Survey. We also hear from industry experts who have worked hands-on with Exchange 2007. The focus of the webinar is on implementation. Topics include premigration planning, deployment, coexistence, administration, and management.

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

Emerging Messaging Technologies
Free Webinar. Wednesday, May 16, 2007
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One and one-half hours.

This webinar consists of short presentations from companies with interesting, promising, and innovative technology. Ferris senior analysts David Ferris and Nick Shelness comment on each of the technologies and then moderate a general discussion.

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


CAREERS MARKETPLACE

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, because over 4,000 messaging professionals read the newsletters. And best of all, there's no charge! Send ads to iree.jordan@ferris.com. 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

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18
Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26

Ferris Research is soliciting speakers for the following webinars:

  • Email Archiving Beauty Contest, Jul 18. Several email archiving vendors concisely present their solution, its key strengths, and unique selling propositions. A Q&A session moderated and interpreted by a Ferris analyst follows. Participants learn the main differences between leading products.
  • Email Capacity Planning, Sep 26. Messaging managers find it hard to predict the amount and nature of local and server storage. We look at a number of tools that can help. In each case, we briefly explain the product and where its greatest value lies. A Q&A session follows.

Speakers talk for five 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.

The webinars start at 8:30 a.m. PST and last one hour. We typically have at least 500 registrants and around 200 actual attendees, so it's good exposure. Participating vendors also have the opportunity to use the events as lead generators by promoting the event to prospective customers.

In return, we'll give you a six-month subscription to our for-fee news service, which provides comprehensive coverage of messaging and collaboration technology. It's an extremely quick way to keep current with the news, and is normally only available to organizations that subscribe to our full information service. See a sample here.

Please contact Mona Cohen at mona.cohen@ferris.com.

ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

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
To upgrade to comprehensive news and trends coverage, subscribe to our Analyzer Information Service.
Got some news you want to share with us?
Send press releases and conference announcements relevant to messaging to releases@ferris.com.

 

 
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