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Daily Digest: February 20, 2008
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

Symantec Backup Exec 12 Delivers Certified Data Protection for New, Existing Windows Systems
Market leader in Windows data protection offers unmatched backup and recovery for Windows Server 2008 environments as well as leading Microsoft applications

Symantec Eases Disaster Recovery with Backup Exec System Recovery 8
New offsite protection, granular restore capabilities, multi-product integration, and Windows Server 2008 support ensure rapid and reliable Windows system recovery

Announcing TransVault Version 3.1 

Messaging & Collaboration

Ipswitch, Inc. Acquires Standard Networks, a Leader in Managed File Transfer
Acquisition Raises the Bar on File Transfer Solutions; Extends Ipswitch's Leadership in the Market, and Redefines How Businesses Leverage and Transfer Corporate Data

Kerio MailServer 6.5 Leads the Way in Open Standards Calendar and Message Synchronization
New Features Increase Performance, Enhance Synchronization and Provide Greater Access to Data Anytime from Anywhere

Habeas and eleven Partner to Enhance Messaging Security and Online Trust for Enterprises and ISPs
Europe's Leading Email Security Specialist Leverages Habeas SafeList and Reputation Management Expertise for Email Traffic Automation and Optimization

Habeas Announces Alliance with Cloudmark to Improve Email Security and Performance on Any Device
Cloudmark Relies on Habeas SafeList and Reputation Management Expertise to Ensure Trusted Emails Get Delivered via Fixed and Mobile Networks Worldwide

Quest Software Expands Its Identity and Access Management Offerings; Signs Agreement with Evidian and Completes PassGo Technologies Acquisition
PassGo Defender Wins SC Magazine Best Buy Award for Multifactor Authentication

Mozilla Messaging Starts Up Operations
New open source organization kicks off development of Thunderbird 3

Covad Enhances Network Protection Against Denial of Service and Bot and Worm Attacks
Company also serves as active member of Fingerprint Sharing Alliance to more easily resolve cross-company network threats

Email Systems Goes Green With Webroot Brand 

SonicWALL Launches New Family of High-Performance Network Security Appliances
Revolutionary Multi-Core Platform Delivers Next Generation Unified Threat Management and Deep Packet Inspection

Norwood School Selects Objectworld to Deliver Unified Communications to Faculty and Staff
School staff improves responsiveness and workforce productivity

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OpenDNS is a free public DNS resolution service that is usable by both consumers and network administrators. The service offers a number of benefits over the standard resolvers ISPs offer... (More)
 

Upcoming Webinars

Picking the Right Archiving Policies
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

Corporate policies on what electronic material should be archived are in a state of flux. In this webinar, we discuss the pros and cons of archiving a given piece of electronic information, current thinking on what electronic information should and should not be archived, the reasons for these policies, and how archiving policies are evolving. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.


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Reducing IT Support for Mobile Messaging: A Conversation with Ensim
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

As the success of the BlackBerry platform illustrates, email is the single most important application on most mobile devices used in business. However, providing technical support for mobile messaging is very demanding. In this webinar, Ferris analyst Richi Jennings and Scott Young of Ensim discuss the current state of mobile messaging support and how it is likely to evolve. Scott also presents Ensim's automated provisioning system and explains how it simplifies mobile device support. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.


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Determining the Right Retention Policies
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Organizations vary considerably with regard to their policies on how long to retain electronic information before deleting it. In this webinar, we discuss laws and regulations that affect retention policy, internal corporate policies and other things to consider when determining retention policy, how to define a retention policy, the main retention policies in place today, and how retention policies are changing. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Electronic Discovery: Helping General Counsel Understand IT's Role
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

IT today plays an important role in the e-discovery process. In-house and external legal teams are often unclear on what IT's role should be. In this webinar, we discuss IT's role and how IT should educate its legal colleagues about its role. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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

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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.


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