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Friday, September 28, 2007
  Sep 28: Engate MailSentinel; Prolify Email Collaboration
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September 28, 2007

News

  • Prolify Launches Email Collaboration and Data Integration Solution at DEMOfall More
  • New Whitepaper: Password Policy for Directories More
  • Engate Enhances Network Profiling, Connection-level Anti-Spam Solution with Comprehensive Phish Protection More

Insights & Observations

EMC Buys Mozy for $76 Million
"Mozy was one of several companies focused on hosted backup that started over the past 18 months. It has proved itself to be... (More)"

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

  • Polivec Study Shows Growing Acceptance of Regulatory Compliance but Disagreement on Who's Responsible and Who Pays
  • CommuniGate Upgrades Unified Communications Client
  • Log Shipping for Exchange

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

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.

 

Mobile Email Continuity Across the Enterprise: A Conversation With Cemaphore Systems
Wednesday, October 3, 2007.
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Tyrone Pike of Cemaphore Systems and Colin Bush of Ferris Research explore the impact of messaging failures on mobile users, with a focus on Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry mobile services. The webinar also introduces Cemaphore’s MailShadow v2.2 product and highlights its high-availability functionality for the messaging system and, in particular, mobile devices. 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.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

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.

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?
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Tuesday, September 25, 2007
  Sep 26: Cloudmark Gateway for Hosted Messaging Providers; Presensoft IM Caller ID
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September 26, 2007

News

  • Presensoft IM Caller ID Unlocks New Business Opportunities with Major Breakthrough in Instant Messaging Security More
  • Attensa Makes it Easy to Get Started with Enterprise 2.0 Managed RSS with Attensa Feed Server Virtual Appliance More
  • Esna technologies inc. converts Microsoft Outlook 2007 TM Collaboration software into a telephony, mobility and presence platform More
  • FaceTime Logs and Archives Instant Messages to deliver MiFID Regulation Compliance More
  • Cloudmark Announces Cloudmark Gateway for Hosted Messaging Providers More
  • VerticalResponse Adds Most Powerful Tool since its Email Marketing Service Inception More

Insights & Observations

Email Adds Confusion to Sunshine Laws
"Open meeting laws, also known as "sunshine" laws, require that meetings held to discuss public business be open to the public. Exemptions exist in cases of security or privacy, and these are documented by each state... (More)"

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

  • Infosecurity Europe 2008
  • CSP Summit Boston 2007: Driving Value Through Innovation - the Face of the New Collaboration Service Provider
  • Enterprise Security Tactics: E-Mail, Applications & Web Security
  • Orchestria: A Content Control Leader

REFERENCE

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Industry Conferences, see here.
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E-Mail Management: Best Practices for Managing E-Mail Risks, Records & Rules

RPost and ePolicy Institute present an educational 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 and Industry 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 Texas State District Judge.

Date: Thursday, September 27th
9am PT / 12:00pm ET / 5pm UK / 6pm Central Europe (1 hour)
Registration: http://www.rpost.com/webinar/2007/09/27

UPCOMING WEBINARS

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.

 

Mobile Email Continuity Across the Enterprise: A Conversation With Cemaphore Systems
Wednesday, October 3, 2007.
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Tyrone Pike of Cemaphore Systems and Colin Bush of Ferris Research explore the impact of messaging failures on mobile users, with a focus on Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry mobile services. The webinar also introduces Cemaphore’s MailShadow v2.2 product and highlights its high-availability functionality for the messaging system and, in particular, mobile devices. 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.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

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.

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.

 

 
  Sep 25: Check Point ZoneAlarm ForceField; Secure Computing Webwasher; Yuuguu
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September 25, 2007

News

  • Secure Computing Releases Next Generation Web Gateway Security Solution More
  • Check Point Unveils Groundbreaking New Consumer Virtualized Browser Security with ZoneAlarm ForceField More
  • Going Undercover in the Slimy World of Phishing More
  • Yuuguu Transforms Web Collaboration and Conferencing Market More

Insights & Observations

There are no public Insights & Observations today.

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

  • How to Buy Collaboration Tools
  • What's wrong with Instant Messaging? Part 1
  • SPF Helps to Improve Message Submission Authentication

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

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.

 

Mobile Email Continuity Across the Enterprise: A Conversation With Cemaphore Systems
Wednesday, October 3, 2007.
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Tyrone Pike of Cemaphore Systems and Colin Bush of Ferris Research explore the impact of messaging failures on mobile users, with a focus on Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry mobile services. The webinar also introduces Cemaphore’s MailShadow v2.2 product and highlights its high-availability functionality for the messaging system and, in particular, mobile devices. 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.

 

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.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

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.

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, September 19, 2007
  Sep 20: Sophos PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange; IBM Lotus Notes Applications on Demand
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September 20, 2007

News

  • Mozilla Launches Internet Mail and Communications Initiative More
  • IBM Unveils Next Generation Collaboration Software Suite More
  • Avalon Business Systems Improves Email Attachment Management with Compression More
  • CA Releases Entire Line of 2008 Consumer Software, Featuring Internet Security Suite Plus 2008 More
  • Sophos releases new version of PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange More
  • NetIQ Streamlines Migration to and Management of Exchange Server 2007 More

Insights & Observations

Mobile Phone Predictions
"The launch of the gorgeous iPhone seems to have stumbled — in PR terms — with a substantial price cut shortly after its introduction and horror stories of... (More)"

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

  • The Blueprint to Success with your Enterprise Wiki
  • Online pet peeves in the office
  • More proof that the spammers are winning and how the e-mail system needs a rewrite
  • Identity Management: Is Directory Inside or Outside?

REFERENCE

Recent Ferris Reports:

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Upcoming Ferris Webinars:

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

UPCOMING WEBINARS

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.

 

Mobile Email Continuity Across the Enterprise: A Conversation With Cemaphore Systems
Wednesday, October 3, 2007.
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Tyrone Pike of Cemaphore Systems and Colin Bush of Ferris Research explore the impact of messaging failures on mobile users, with a focus on Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry mobile services. The webinar also introduces Cemaphore’s MailShadow v2.2 product and highlights its high-availability functionality for the messaging system and, in particular, mobile devices. 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.

 

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.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

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.

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, September 18, 2007
  Sep 19: Novell Teaming + Conferencing; Sybase iAnywhere Information Anywhere; SiteScape ICEcore
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September 19, 2007

News

  • Novell Ships Teaming + Conferencing to Increase Customer Productivity and Cut Costs More
  • Personal Email May Be Discoverable More
  • Sybase iAnywhere Delivers Advanced Wireless Email And Collaboration Support For IBM Lotus Domino 8 More
  • SiteScape Announces ICEcore Availability More
  • Six Apart announces availability of the Movable Type Enterprise Solution More
  • Tacit updates Illumio collaboration tool set More

Insights & Observations

Yahoo Acquires Zimbra
"Yahoo announced it will purchase Zimbra. Zimbra makes email and calendaring software, with access normally via an attractive Ajax-based Web client... (More)"

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

  • Meebo Adds File Transfers and iPhone Support
  • Yahoo! Announces Agreement to Acquire Zimbra
  • Compass Says Increasing Size and Volume of E-mails Straining IT Resources
  • Mixed Messages: E-mail Encryption Grows at the Gateway, in the Client
  • T-Mobile Acquires SunCom Wireless For $2.4 Billion

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

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.

 

Mobile Email Continuity Across the Enterprise: A Conversation With Cemaphore Systems
Wednesday, October 3, 2007.
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Tyrone Pike of Cemaphore Systems and Colin Bush of Ferris Research explore the impact of messaging failures on mobile users, with a focus on Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry mobile services. The webinar also introduces Cemaphore’s MailShadow v2.2 product and highlights its high-availability functionality for the messaging system and, in particular, mobile devices. 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.

 

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.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS AT FERRIS WEBINARS

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.

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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