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Monday, April 30, 2007
  May 1: Jabber MomentIM 5.2; MacScan 2.4; Proofpoint Dynamic Reputation
 
Friday, April 27, 2007
  Apr 30: RIM Wireless Enterprise Symposium; Mobile IM Analysis

 

 
Thursday, April 26, 2007
  Apr 27: Spam & Virus Combination; Kaspersky Anti-Virus & Internet Security 7.0

 

 
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
  Apr 25: MXSweep MXPurifier; Marshal MailMarshal; C2C Archive One

 

 
  Apr 24: Concentric PEP User Validation; WHOTSPOT ProtectSpot Managed Service

 

 
Monday, April 23, 2007
  Apr 23: Solving Management Problems in Notes/Domino; TechTarget Guide to Spyware

 

 
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
  Apr 19: ICQ 6; Barracuda Spam Firewall; Pangia Communications & Collaboration Platform

 

 
  Apr 18: ClientSync 3.4; Gordano Vanguard Server; Fireware 9.0

 

 
Monday, April 16, 2007
  Apr 17: EMC EmailXtender & DiskXtender; Web 2.0 Expo

 

 
  Apr 16: Mobile Messaging 2.0; Top 5 Internal Security Threats

 

 
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
  Apr 9: GroupWise Directions; Postini Security Report
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Today's News Summary of Messaging & Collaboration
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April 9, 2007

News

  • Electronic Communications: Aligning Business Readiness and Increased Threats More
  • Novell Cleans Up Mail Message, Stakes Collaboration Claim More
  • New technology lets you read your voice mail More

Insights & Observations

There are no public Insights & Observations today.

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

  • Expansion of Capabilities Drives Adoption of E-mail and Instant Messaging Applications
  • Asempra Disaster Recovery for Exchange
  • Status of Email Disaster Recovery

REFERENCE

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Industry Conferences, see here.
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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, 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.

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.

 

 

 
  Apr 10: Future of Email; Rules of E-mail Marketing
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April 10, 2007

News

  • Internet Marketing and SEO Expert Provides Four Golden Rules of E-mail Marketing More
  • Does e-mail have a future? More

Insights & Observations

CEAS Spam Control Bake-off
"In the CEAS 2007 Live Spam Challenge, the organizers hope to simultaneously inject a live stream of spam and legitimate email into several spam control systems over a 24-hour period... (More)"

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

  • Symantec Completes Acquisition of Altiris
  • Inexpensive Ways to Implement Exchange 2007 Unified Communication in Your Lab

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

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, 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.

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.

 

 
Friday, April 06, 2007
  Apr 6: Text Messaging Google Gadget; Education Messaging; SolutionOne for Exchange
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April 6, 2007

News

  • ACS Announces SolutionOne(SM) for Microsoft Exchange, Raises Bar in High Availability and End-to-End Reliability ACS Press Release More
  • CallWave Leads Next Wave of Text Messaging, Distributed via the Google Desktop More
  • Education Instant Messaging Utility Debuts in China K-12 Market More

Insights & Observations

Microsoft "Tanjay" Phones
"Microsoft is gradually taking the wraps off its new phones, code named Tanjay... (More)"

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

  • Promisec Relesaes Agentless Endpoint Security Management With Expanded Support For Windows Vista
  • Global Relay's Hosted Email Archiving

REFERENCE

Recent Ferris Reports:

Upcoming Ferris Reports:

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Upcoming Ferris Webinars:

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

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, 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.

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.

 

 
  Apr 5: Lycos Jubii; AvistarVOS v9.1
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April 5, 2007

News

  • New Avistar Desktop Videoconferencing Increases Deployment Flexibility More
  • Lycos launches mail, messaging and voice service bundle More

Insights & Observations

There are no public Insights & Observations today.

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

  • Empower Messaging Ltd Announces SMS Messaging Application Integration within Salesforce
  • IM Watch: AOL Gets Busy With Beta
  • Websense Differentiators in the Content Control World
  • Why Anti-Spam Vendors Don't Promote Port 25 Management

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

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, 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.

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.

 

 
  Apr 4: DigiVault 1.6; Reuters Messaging 6.0
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Sign up for the Ferris Free News Service here.

April 4, 2007

News

  • Reuters Collaborates With Yahoo! to Provide Enterprise Level Instant Messaging Connectivity to the Global Energy Markets More
  • Defining enterprise IM strategies More
  • Spam Soars In 1Q, Small Businesses Under Fire More
  • Lucid8's DigiVault 1.6 Streamlines Safeguarding of Mission-Critical Data More

Insights & Observations

Finer-Grain Exchange Restores
"Restoring email items such as individual emails or folders with Microsoft Exchange is generally painful... (More)"

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

  • Tarpits deter impatient spammers
  • Spam Costs $712 Per Employee Annually
  • Why Most ISPs Don't Use Port 25 Management

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

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, 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.

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.

 

 
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