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Messaging & Collaboration

MailTrust Deploys Cloudmark Authority for Spam Protection (Comments?)
Trusted Hosted E-Mail Provider Offers Customers the Most Accurate Spam and Phishing Protection Available

EMC Expands Information Protection Solution Innovation For Mission Critical Applications On VMware Virtualization (Comments?)
EMC Solutions Help Businesses Simplify Deployment of Business Continuity and Information Protection of Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server in VMware Environments

PostPath Eases Email Infrastructure Pain at Healthcare Facilities Around the Country (Comments?)
Live Deployments of PostPath Server and WebMail Improve Healthcare Workforce Efficiency at Fraction of the Cost and Complexity of Exchange Server

Tungle Meeting Coordinator Now Available for the 5.4 Million iPhone Users (Comments?)
iPhone users can now easily enjoy fast and easy Tungle meeting coordination

New Funambol Open Source Software Enables BlackBerry for the Mass Market (Comments?)
Provides push email and over-the-air sync of contacts, calendars, tasks and notes for consumer as well as enterprise email and PIM systems

PageOne launch Moodle text messaging plug-in for the education sector (Comments?)  

Blog Item(s)

FTP Importance Growing
The normal way of transferring files is by email, or, after that, by instant messaging.

For small files, up to say 5MB or so, these vehicles are fine. Above that, file size and transfer times create problems.

Ignoring some of the niceties, use of FTP, the file transfer protocol, is the main alternative. FTP use is thus healthy, and growing.

Home-grown solutions dominate today's market. Some of the main vendors of packaged FTP technology are Ipswitch, Tumbleweed, and Sterling. ... David Ferris

(Comments?)

 

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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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