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Daily Digest: May 30, 2008
 
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

Jatheon Technologies Improves E-mail Health at The Medcan Clinic (Comments?)  

 
Messaging & Collaboration

Glowpoint Launches "TEN", the Telepresence Exchange Network (Comments?)
Service enables telepresence calls between companies on different networks and interoperability to other video conferencing systems

Messaging Architects Announces a More Efficient and Cost-Effective Way to Mitigate Email Risks with New Release of M+Guardian (Comments?)
M+Guardian 2008.2 now supports the VMware platform; organizations that deploy M+Guardian in a virtualized environment to filter inbound and outbound emails for security threats will also benefit from VMware's enhanced system availability, management features and disaster recovery capabilities, while driving down costs

Mind Drivers Selects StrongMail to Power YouChoose.net Cause-Based Online Community (Comments?)
StrongMail's on-premise email solution enables social networking site to engage its members with customized newsletters and service-based messages based on their interests, actions and communities

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Archiving Products Survey
We are doing a survey of users of archiving products (e.g., EMC Legato, Symantec Vault, Zantaz/Autonomy), to see how good the products are in practice. We'll use the information to produce a Consumer Reports-style comparative assessment.

If you are using an electronic archiving product or service and would like to participate, please go to www.ferris.com/archiving-survey.html. The survey takes about five minutes to complete. We ask you to score the product in areas such as:

  • E-discovery support
  • Storage management features
  • Support for laws/regulations/policy compliance
  • Scalability
  • Quality of vendor support
  • Overall value for money

In return, we will send you a summary of the results.

This is an ongoing survey. Because there are about 15 products under evaluation, we're seeking ultimately to gather several thousand responses. ... David Ferris

(Comments?)

 

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

In-house and external legal teams understand that IT now has an important role in e-discovery, but the details of the role are often unclear. In this webinar, Ferris analyst David Ferris and Fritz Mueller of MetaLINCS discuss IT's role and how general counsel can optimize its relationship with IT. The panel also includes Conrad Jacoby, founder of efficientEDD, a consultancy specializing in e-discovery and litigation information management issues, and MetaLINCS CTO Chuck Williams. 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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