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Thursday, December 20, 2007
  Dec 20, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: December 20, 2007
NEWS

GFI messaging / security products support Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1

CommuniGate Systems Delivers Carrier Class Mobility Suite for Over the Air Unified Communications
On-the-go users can access e-mail, calendars, contacts, and tasks over the air on their existing mobile devices without changing handsets or carriers

IBM Launches Tool to Help Businesses Visualize Social Networks

groupSPARK Hosted Exchange 2007 Resellers Are First to Take Advantage of Service Pack 1 Features
Uptime and Outlook Web Access Enhancements Improve Reseller's Hosted Service Offering

MPC Computers Launches New MailFRAME Email Archiving Appliance
New Low-cost Appliance Simplifies Archival and Retrieval of Email

 
INSIGHT BULLETINS
IBM Sametime Gets Better PBX, VoIP Transparency
IBM recently announced that its unified communications (IM, video, VoIP, etc.) product, Sametime, will have some important new middleware added in mid-to-late 2008, dubbed "Unified Telephony"... (More)
 

REFERENCE ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

Ferris Research studies messaging, and the control of electronic information. More specifically, we help IT staff evaluate and implement products and services that:

  • Provide messaging and collaborative technologies
  • Archive electronic information
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy, industry regulations, and laws
  • Facilitate e-discovery, and contain its costs
  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

Email is the most important type of electronic information that requires control today. Other important types include instant messages, Sharepoint teamspaces, images, voice, video, and miscellaneous desktop files.

We've been in business since 1990--longer than any other analyst firm in our field:

  • Clients include 300 of the world's 1,000 largest organizations, and computer vendors from the largest corporations to small startups
  • While other analysts have come and gone, we've published more than 200 formal reports and 1,100 short bulletins
  • Our news service covers more than 2,000 highly specialized announcements annually
  • We have nine experts in our research team, sharing many decades of experience in our core competencies

In short, our technology and industry depth helps you understand today's products, where they've come from and where they're going.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Planning for FRCP 26(f): Meet and Confer
Thursday, January 24, 2008.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Ferris Senior Analyst David Ferris and MetaLINCS senior executives Mark Reichenbach and Chuck Williams discuss Rule 26(f) of the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Also known as the Meet and Confer rule, 26(f) requires parties in a litigation to discuss at an early stage the information they have and what they will share. The webinar looks at what the rule covers, how organizations should respond, IT’s role, and MetaLINCS' e-discovery software. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Welcome to our new-look newsletter; we welcome your opinions and feedback. Send correspondence to david.ferris@ferris.com.

Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2007.

 

 
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
  Dec 19, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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News on messaging, content control, compliance, e-discovery, data leak prevention
Daily Digest: December 19, 2007
NEWS

eNom Protects its Email Customers with Commtouch Zero-Hour Virus Outbreak Protection

Media Registration Now Open for CTIA Wireless 2008

ICOS Biologics Finds Cure for Backup, Recovery, Archive and Discovery Ailments with CommVault Simpana 7.0 Software
CommVault Customers Continue to Reap Economic and Performance Benefits of a Singular Approach to Data Management

O2 Broadband Subscribers Benefit from Anytime, Anywhere Access to Email and Contacts
Critical Path's Memova solutions power O2 mobile email and synchronisation

StrongMail Powers Email for Growing Number of Web 2.0 Customers
imeem, Plaxo, Podshow and other leading Web 2.0 companies rely on StrongMail's email platform to foster collaboration and keep members informed of new content and services

INSIGHT BULLETINS
Impact of Message Store Replication on the Network
A client recently mentioned that they had a user with a 13GB mailbox. In today's world, large mailboxes are becoming the norm... (More)

REFERENCE ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

Ferris Research studies messaging, and the control of electronic information. More specifically, we help IT staff evaluate and implement products and services that:

  • Provide messaging and collaborative technologies
  • Archive electronic information
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy, industry regulations, and laws
  • Facilitate e-discovery, and contain its costs
  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

Email is the most important type of electronic information that requires control today. Other important types include instant messages, Sharepoint teamspaces, images, voice, video, and miscellaneous desktop files.

We've been in business since 1990--longer than any other analyst firm in our field:

  • Clients include 300 of the world's 1,000 largest organizations, and computer vendors from the largest corporations to small startups
  • While other analysts have come and gone, we've published more than 200 formal reports and 1,100 short bulletins
  • Our news service covers more than 2,000 highly specialized announcements annually
  • We have nine experts in our research team, sharing many decades of experience in our core competencies

In short, our technology and industry depth helps you understand today's products, where they've come from and where they're going.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Planning for FRCP 26(f): Meet and Confer
Thursday, January 24, 2008.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Ferris Senior Analyst David Ferris and MetaLINCS senior executives Mark Reichenbach and Chuck Williams discuss Rule 26(f) of the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Also known as the Meet and Confer rule, 26(f) requires parties in a litigation to discuss at an early stage the information they have and what they will share. The webinar looks at what the rule covers, how organizations should respond, IT’s role, and MetaLINCS' e-discovery software. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Welcome to our new-look newsletter; we welcome your opinions and feedback. Send correspondence to david.ferris@ferris.com.

Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2007.

 
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
  Dec 18, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: December 18, 2007
NEWS

MessageOne Enhances EMS Email Archive With Advanced Message Import Capabilities
Intelligent Import from .PST files, Microsoft Exchange and Legacy Archives Enables Companies to Rapidly Centralize Email Management

Mirapoint Razorsafe Delivers Cost-Effective Secure Email Archiving Appliance for Enterprises
Plug-and-Play Appliance Simplifies Email Archiving and Retrieval for Enterprises' Regulatory Compliance, eDiscovery and Internal Investigation Needs

New Symantec Managed Security Services Offering Helps Businesses Reduce Security and Compliance Risks
Symantec Log Management Service provides server and application monitoring, reporting and log archiving capabilities to meet compliance standards

GWAVA Makes Archiving BlackBerry Text Messages Fast and Simple
GWAVA Introduces Retain for BlackBerry Enterprise Server, the First Clientless Text Message Archiving Solution, Solving Compliance Requirements on the Popular Mobile Platform

Seven Point Expert Scorecard Eliminates Email Compliance Confusion
Cryoserver Email Archiving Appliance Maker Forensic & Compliance Systems (FCS) shows CIOs, IT managers how to assess email archiving solutions

SherpaHost Makes Text Messaging Easier
SherpaHost.com Offers Short Message Service

Glide Ad-Free Email Service Prepares for Lift Off: Demand Your Privacy; Stop G-men From Reading Your Private Email
Say No To Search Engine/Ad Targeting Technology That Reads Your Private Email

 
INSIGHT BULLETINS
Interesting Compilation of Data Leaks
Something like 35 states require organizations that lose customer data to disclose the losses publicly. Attrition.org maintains an interesting list of those losses... (More)
MetaLINCS was bought for $80M --- see discussion on our website here
 

REFERENCE ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

Ferris Research studies messaging, and the control of electronic information. More specifically, we help IT staff evaluate and implement products and services that:

  • Provide messaging and collaborative technologies
  • Archive electronic information
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy, industry regulations, and laws
  • Facilitate e-discovery, and contain its costs
  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

Email is the most important type of electronic information that requires control today. Other important types include instant messages, Sharepoint teamspaces, images, voice, video, and miscellaneous desktop files.

We've been in business since 1990--longer than any other analyst firm in our field:

  • Clients include 300 of the world's 1,000 largest organizations, and computer vendors from the largest corporations to small startups
  • While other analysts have come and gone, we've published more than 200 formal reports and 1,100 short bulletins
  • Our news service covers more than 2,000 highly specialized announcements annually
  • We have nine experts in our research team, sharing many decades of experience in our core competencies

In short, our technology and industry depth helps you understand today's products, where they've come from and where they're going.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Planning for FRCP 26(f): Meet and Confer
Thursday, January 24, 2008.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Ferris Senior Analyst David Ferris and MetaLINCS senior executives Mark Reichenbach and Chuck Williams discuss Rule 26(f) of the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Also known as the Meet and Confer rule, 26(f) requires parties in a litigation to discuss at an early stage the information they have and what they will share. The webinar looks at what the rule covers, how organizations should respond, IT’s role, and MetaLINCS' e-discovery software. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Welcome to our new-look newsletter; we welcome your opinions and feedback. Send correspondence to david.ferris@ferris.com.

Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2007.

 
Monday, December 17, 2007
  Dec 17, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: December 17, 2007
NEWS

Cemaphore Systems' MailShadow Making Enterprise Level E-Mail Continuity and Disaster Recovery Accessible for the SMB
Exchange continuity and disaster recovery services available as an installed or hosted solution

MailWasher Pro 6 Released with Improved Spam Blocking and New Look: Now with over 8 Million Users Worldwide
Firetrust announces MailWasher Pro 6 with new features

ESG Lab Finds Kazeon's Information Server Delivers Fast and Cost Effective
Version 3 Delivers Industry-leading Price per Document and Price per Terabyte for eDiscovery

 
INSIGHT BULLETINS
Fifth Annual Conference on Email and Anti-Spam: Call for Papers
The fifth annual Conference on Email and Anti-Spam (CEAS 2008) will be held Thursday, August 21 to Friday August 22, 2008, at the Mountain View, California offices of Microsoft Research... (More)
 

REFERENCE ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

Ferris Research studies messaging, and the control of electronic information. More specifically, we help IT staff evaluate and implement products and services that:

  • Provide messaging and collaborative technologies
  • Archive electronic information
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy, industry regulations, and laws
  • Facilitate e-discovery, and contain its costs
  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

Email is the most important type of electronic information that requires control today. Other important types include instant messages, Sharepoint teamspaces, images, voice, video, and miscellaneous desktop files.

We've been in business since 1990--longer than any other analyst firm in our field:

  • Clients include 300 of the world's 1,000 largest organizations, and computer vendors from the largest corporations to small startups
  • While other analysts have come and gone, we've published more than 200 formal reports and 1,100 short bulletins
  • Our news service covers more than 2,000 highly specialized announcements annually
  • We have nine experts in our research team, sharing many decades of experience in our core competencies

In short, our technology and industry depth helps you understand today's products, where they've come from and where they're going.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Planning for FRCP 26(f): Meet and Confer
Thursday, January 24, 2008.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Ferris Senior Analyst David Ferris and MetaLINCS senior executives Mark Reichenbach and Chuck Williams discuss Rule 26(f) of the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Also known as the Meet and Confer rule, 26(f) requires parties in a litigation to discuss at an early stage the information they have and what they will share. The webinar looks at what the rule covers, how organizations should respond, IT’s role, and MetaLINCS' e-discovery software. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Welcome to our new-look newsletter; we welcome your opinions and feedback. Send correspondence to david.ferris@ferris.com.

Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2007.

 
Friday, December 14, 2007
  Dec 14, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: December 14, 2007
NEWS

Exchange 2007 SP1 Enhanced by Messageware
Access Sharepoint and Public Folder contacts, Outlook-style addressing, Extend WebReady Document Viewing to over 300 file types, view side-by-side calendars

Systweak Inc Releases Software to Protect Internet Users
This world-class antispyware program is designed to protect Internet users from harmful infections and fulfill the company's goal of allowing users to focus on 'normal PC use', instead of security administration

Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite is mobilizing companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

 
INSIGHT BULLETINS
What If Gmail Had Been Designed by Microsoft?
For a cute bit of Friday humor... (More)
 

REFERENCE ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

Ferris Research studies messaging, and the control of electronic information. More specifically, we help IT staff evaluate and implement products and services that:

  • Provide messaging and collaborative technologies
  • Archive electronic information
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy, industry regulations, and laws
  • Facilitate e-discovery, and contain its costs
  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

Email is the most important type of electronic information that requires control today. Other important types include instant messages, Sharepoint teamspaces, images, voice, video, and miscellaneous desktop files.

We've been in business since 1990--longer than any other analyst firm in our field:

  • Clients include 300 of the world's 1,000 largest organizations, and computer vendors from the largest corporations to small startups
  • While other analysts have come and gone, we've published more than 200 formal reports and 1,100 short bulletins
  • Our news service covers more than 2,000 highly specialized announcements annually
  • We have nine experts in our research team, sharing many decades of experience in our core competencies

In short, our technology and industry depth helps you understand today's products, where they've come from and where they're going.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Planning for FRCP 26(f): Meet and Confer
Thursday, January 24, 2008.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Ferris Senior Analyst David Ferris and MetaLINCS senior executives Mark Reichenbach and Chuck Williams discuss Rule 26(f) of the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Also known as the Meet and Confer rule, 26(f) requires parties in a litigation to discuss at an early stage the information they have and what they will share. The webinar looks at what the rule covers, how organizations should respond, IT’s role, and MetaLINCS' e-discovery software. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Welcome to our new-look newsletter; we welcome your opinions and feedback. Send correspondence to david.ferris@ferris.com.

Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2007.

 
Thursday, December 13, 2007
  Dec 13, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: December 13, 2007
NEWS

CA Sweeps Awards at 2007 Project and Portfolio Management Summit Europe
Wins for "Best Solution," "Best Technology and Service Provider" and "Best Presentation" Mark Seventh Consecutive Event with Most Awards

Critical Path's Memova Messaging Platform Enables ONO to Enhance and Expand Service Offering
ONO to Offer Advanced Web Mail, Calendaring, Search and Other Value-Added Services to 1.2 Million Subscribers in Spain

Cryptzone nominated for "Best Intellectual Property Protection"

Amika Mobile Signs India Partnership with Binary Semantics to sell Enterprise Product

Lincoln County Medical Center Secures Patient Data and Stops Spam and Viruses with the Proofpoint Messaging Security Gateway Appliance
Proofpoint Demonstrates Clear Return on Investment, Saving Employees Up to an Hour Per Day Previously Spent Managing Spam

Symantec Announces General Availability of Vontu 8
Vontu 8 delivers Data Loss Prevention across endpoint, network and storage systems

Avaya Enables Small and Medium Businesses with Intelligent Communications for Non-Stop Productivity and Secure Telecommuting

BEA Continues Leadership in SOA Security with Release of BEA AquaLogic Enterprise Security 3.0
New Version Ensures Consistent Security Policy Enforcement across the Enterprise

H3C Technologies Selects Blue Coat Appliances to Secure Corporate Information and Increase Employee Productivity
Blue Coat ProxySG Appliances Provide Chinese Tech Company With Web Security, URL Filtering, Application Control, Bandwidth Management and Acceleration for Internet Resources

Entrust to Provide PKI, Secure E-mail to Saudi Arabian Government
Kingdom sought trusted vendor for national ID project, e-government rollout to protect 27 million citizens

Esna Technologies Inc. Releases Version 7.1 for the Telephony Office-LinX Platform
Esnatech releases version 7.1 of its award winning Unified Communications platform Telephony Office-LinX for its direct distribution partners worldwide

Fidelis Security Systems Extrusion Prevention System Named Product of the Year By Government Computer News

Nexthaus Provides Blackberry Sync Service For Open-Xchange Server 5
PIM Synchronization for Blackberry Devices with Leading Open Source Email and Collaboration Solution

TimeBridge Announces General Availability of Personal Scheduling Manager
As TimeBridge Exits Public Beta, Personal Scheduling Manager Reaches 11,000 Users and Receives Editor's Choice Award and Four-Star Rating From PC Magazine

Five U.K. Institutions to Implement Wimba Collaboration Suite
Technology Combines Best of Face-to-Face and Online Instruction

 
INSIGHT BULLETINS
Migration Help From Cemaphore MailShadow
Cemaphore has recently released version 2.2 of its MailShadow disaster recovery solution for Exchange... (More)
 

REFERENCE ABOUT FERRIS RESEARCH

Ferris Research studies messaging, and the control of electronic information. More specifically, we help IT staff evaluate and implement products and services that:

  • Provide messaging and collaborative technologies
  • Archive electronic information
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy, industry regulations, and laws
  • Facilitate e-discovery, and contain its costs
  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

Email is the most important type of electronic information that requires control today. Other important types include instant messages, Sharepoint teamspaces, images, voice, video, and miscellaneous desktop files.

We've been in business since 1990--longer than any other analyst firm in our field:

  • Clients include 300 of the world's 1,000 largest organizations, and computer vendors from the largest corporations to small startups
  • While other analysts have come and gone, we've published more than 200 formal reports and 1,100 short bulletins
  • Our news service covers more than 2,000 highly specialized announcements annually
  • We have nine experts in our research team, sharing many decades of experience in our core competencies

In short, our technology and industry depth helps you understand today's products, where they've come from and where they're going.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Email Archiving and Storage Management
Wednesday, December 12, 2007.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Ferris Senior Analyst David Ferris and Ron Robbins, Product Manager for Archiving Solutions at Quest, discuss storage management problems, the technology challenges for vendors, and key trends. Robbins also presents Quest’s email archiving technology. The event concludes with a Q&A period.

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


Planning for FRCP 26(f): Meet and Confer
Thursday, January 24, 2008.
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

In this webinar, Ferris Senior Analyst David Ferris and MetaLINCS senior executives Mark Reichenbach and Chuck Williams discuss Rule 26(f) of the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Also known as the Meet and Confer rule, 26(f) requires parties in a litigation to discuss at an early stage the information they have and what they will share. The webinar looks at what the rule covers, how organizations should respond, IT’s role, and MetaLINCS' e-discovery software. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Welcome to our new-look newsletter; we welcome your opinions and feedback. Send correspondence to david.ferris@ferris.com.

Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2007.

 
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