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Daily Digest: June 12, 2008
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

Autonomy Announces Industry's Most Scalable End-To-End Hosted E-Discovery Solution (Comments?)
Processing More than One Billion Documents A Month For Global Law Firms and Corporations

MetaLINCS and SpearTip to Provide Unique E-Discovery and Information Security Solutions (Comments?)
SpearTip Forensics and Security Services Plus MetaLINCS Software Suite for Analysis Powered E-Discovery Deliver Powerful Regulatory and Litigation Readiness

Discovery Attender for Notes Offers Law Firms and Legal Teams the Ability to Search .NSF Files without Requiring a Domino Server (Comments?)  

Symantec Facilitates IT GRC Initiatives Through IT Compliance Process Automation (Comments?)
Symantec Control Compliance Suite 9.0 to Enable Risk-Based Approach to IT GRC

South Bend Community School Corporation Deploys ArcMail Defender to Satisfy FRCP Archiving Requirements (Comments?)  

FTI Consulting, Inc. To Acquire Attenex Corporation (Comments?)  

Perimeter Acquires Provider of On Demand Vulnerability Scanning and PCI Compliance , Edgeos, Inc. (Comments?)
Downloadable SaaS Module Enables Highly Automated Scans for Compliance with Latest PCI Standards and Federal Regulations

Messaging & Collaboration

AvePoint Accelerates Migration to Microsoft SharePoint from Lotus Notes (Comments?)
Flexible, Full-Fidelity Migration with DocAve Lotus Notes Migrator

AvePoint Streamlines SharePoint Deployment Processes with DocAve Deployment Manager (Comments?)
DocAve Deployment Manager Automates the SharePoint Implementation Lifecycle from Staging to Production

Open Text Enhances Web 2.0 Solutions, Offers New Social Computing Tools (Comments?)
New Solutions Let Customers Deploy Powerful Social Computing Capabilities on the Web and Across the Enterprise, While Addressing Compliance and Legal Requirements

Process Software Releases SpyCatcher Enterprise 5.1 (Comments?)
Offers Enhanced Reporting with the New Real-Time Spyware Detection Engine

Bizanga Bests Spammers With Latest Version of Platform (Comments?)
Version 3.5 enables high performance, multi-stage filtering to counter spam attacks

Palringo Unveils Innovative Messaging Service for North American Mobile Users (Comments?)
Palringo Connects People — Regardless of Location, Carrier, Computer or Mobile Device

Blog Item(s)

EED Buys Daticon
E-Discovery vendor Electronic Evidence Discovery will buy Daticon. In a nutshell:

  • EED has a hosted litigation support system, plus offers complementary professional services.
  • EED is starting to sell packaged litigation support software direct to corporations.
  • EED focuses on large cases.
  • Daticon's focus is on e-discovery professional services.
  • Main motivators for EED are:
    • Much stronger presence in U.S. Northeast.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Daticon's client base.
    • Better ability to handle smaller lawsuits.

No financial information disclosed. However:

  • Any relevant info please post comment; or send to david.ferris@ferris.com, all sources kept confidential.
  • Ferris Research guestimates EED revenues at $40 million to $50 million annually.
  • Ferris Research guestimates Daticon revenues at $20 million annually.

... David Ferris



Upcoming Reports & Events

Cost-Effective Alternatives to Exchange
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Microsoft Exchange is the dominant messaging and collaboration server for in-house organizational use. However, some organizations are seeking alternatives to Exchange--perhaps because they are cost-sensitive, have a Linux strategy, or need to deploy larger mailboxes. In this webinar, Ferris analyst Richi Jennings and Sina Miri of PostPath map the landscape for Exchange alternatives. The webinar concludes with a Q&A period.

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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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