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Daily Digest: March 4, 2008
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

Symantec Delivers Endpoint Encryption Offering to Help Protect Sensitive Information
Full encryption of data protects against unauthorized access and data loss

Email Support Staff Size Survey. Go here to see the latest Ferris survey of email support headcounts for many organizations. If you add your own data, we will send you a summary of the findings. 50+ responses so far, a lot of valuable information

Retention Policies Survey. Go here to see Ferris survey of retention policies for electronically stored information. If you add your own data, we will send you a summary of the findings. 1 response so far--survey just started--great if you can help get this off the ground by contributing your policies

Secure Computing's SecurityReporter Delivers Central Monitoring and Reporting for Sidewinder and SnapGear Customers
Single Monitoring and Reporting Solution for Enterprise and Branch Office Firewalls Strengthens Security, Provides Regulatory Compliance and Demonstrates ROI

Fios Helps Corporations Assess e-Discovery Technology Requirements
Fios' e-Discovery Technology Assessment Service Helps IT and Counsel Understand Capabilities & Limitations of Existing and New Technologies for Managing Discovery Process - Comment

Logica to deliver governance, risk and compliance services to customers using SAP solutions for GRC
One of first European-based global SAP services partners to offer implementations of SAP solutions for GRC - Comment

Palisade Systems Data Loss Prevention Technology Deployed at Large Florida HMO, AvMed, to Protect Sensitive Patient Data
Healthcare Plan Provider Uses Palisade's Data Loss Prevention Technology to Protect Member Records and Enforce HIPAA - Comment

Messaging & Collaboration

Microsoft to Expand Microsoft Online Services for Businesses of All Sizes 
Exchange Online and SharePoint Online enter beta

Quest Software Develops Products to Expand Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 

Japanese Telco KDDI Selects Ensim Unify to Provide SaaS Offering
Unify Speeds Time-to-Market and Reduces Operational Costs

New Desktop Clients Introduced in Colligo Contributor 3.0 for SharePoint
Product Family Answers Offline, Email Management, and Custom Requirements for Companies Deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies

Sybase iAnywhere Introduces Next Generation of Mobile Security and Collaboration Technologies at Gartner Wireless & Mobile Summit
Mobility Industry Leader Focuses on Key Mobility Requirements of Longer Battery Life and Improved User Experience

Sybase iAnywhere Launches iAnywhere Mobile Office, Defines Mobile Inbox of the Future
New Component of Information Anywhere Suite Provides All-In-One Wireless Email, Security and Business Process Mobilization

Sybase iAnywhere Releases Breakthrough Handheld Security Functionality
New Mobile Encryption Technology Eliminates Tradeoff of Protection Versus Usability

Gold Lasso Customers to Use Iconix Truemark Service
Truemark Icon Helps Consumers Find and Trust Email Messages

Open Text Introduces Solution to Accelerate Social Computing and Collaboration in Organizations
New Livelink ECM - Extended Collaboration Connects People, Processes and Content in Real-Time

Proginet Launches New Solution for E-mail Attachment Management
CFI Attachment Manager Solves Major E-mail Attachment Challenges, Including Size, Storage, Security, and Auditability

Process Software Launches a New Version of SpyCatcher Enterprise
5.0 Delivers a New Spyware Detection Engine Improving Proactive Protection

Siemens Launches OpenScape Unified Communications Server to Deliver Communications Applications on a Unified Software-based Platforms 

SPYWAREfighter Announces Vista Compatibility 

Release Zarafa 6 realising the nr 1 alternative for MS Exchange 

Zenprise 3.3 Identifies and Helps Resolve over 6,000 Issues across BlackBerry Environments
BlackBerry Monitoring Software Rolls Out New Technology, Offering Increased Detection of User-Related Issues, Resolving 75% of Blackberry Problems at the Help Desk

Azaleos Offers Midmarket Companies Flat Fee Migration to Remotely Managed Microsoft Exchange Service
Alternative to Hosted Exchange keeps E-Mail on Customer Premise; Azaleos Moves Lotus, Novell, and Exchange Mailboxes to its OneStop Service

Blog Item(s)
E-Discovery Special Masters. Correy Stephenson writes about a persona in the e-discovery landscape called the “special master.”

The e-discovery special master has evolved as a role in the courts that can be assigned special tasks in a court case – whether advising on technology-related issues or overseeing all discovery.

As anyone who attended LegalTech earlier this month will know, countless vendors are claiming to provide e-discovery solutions these days. Customers are still spending much money on e-discovery requests, which represents opportunity.

The e-discovery market is still young. We expect solution evolution and vendor consolidation to continue over the next three to five years. ... David Sengupta



Upcoming Reports & Events

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.

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

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.

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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