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Daily Digest: June 6, 2008
 
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

Nalco Company Selects Open Text to Manage Business Content Across the Enterprise (Comments?)
Content Lifecycle Management, Email Management and ECM Solutions for Use With SAP to Capture, Manage, Store, Preserve and Deliver Content from Business Processes

Electronic Evidence Discovery, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement to Purchase Daticon, LLC to Better Serve Corporations and Law Firms in the Northeast (Comments?)
Acquisition of leading Connecticut-based eDiscovery company strengthens EED's Northeast regional presence, consulting and project management expertise and on-site services

William Hill Deploys PGP Whole Disk Encryption to Protect Sensitive Data on Laptops (Comments?)
UK betting and gaming company pursues strategic enterprise data protection

Tele Atlas Navigates Improved Content Landscape with Oracle Universal Content Management (Comments?)
International Company Conserves Resources, Improves Efficiency with Content-Enabled Enterprise

Messaging & Collaboration

Indonesian Postal Authority Extends Email Access to Remote Population with Critical Path's Memova Messaging (Comments?)
Indonesian consumers can now access email at any post office nationwide

Email Experience Council Releases Retail Email Rendering Benchmark Study (Comments?)
A Quarter of Major Online Retailers Send Unintelligible Emails When Images Are Blocked

IBM Ships Lotus Foundations to Local Businesses (Comments?)
From Zero to Start in 30 Minutes

GroupSystems Releases ThinkTank 2.3 (Comments?)
World Leader in Group Intelligence Technology Enhances Product Usability

StreamSend 2.0 Triggers Refine Email Delivery Scheduling and Automation (Comments?)
Calendar date scheduled delivery lets customers launch automated email messages or promotions based on specific dates or holidays, while stored database field Triggers offer the flexibility to send customized messages to any target audience on, before or after a subscriber's birthday, subscription anniversary or other date field; numerous industry studies have shown that message customization, personalization and relevance improve response

Akapost Inc. Launches New Service to Help People Hide Their E-mail Addresses (Comments?)
akapost is a simple and easy way to protect your email identity from being exposed on the Internet

Cox Business speeds service order process with Registered E-Mail Solution (Comments?)
Cox Creates Easy, Reliable and Efficient Option for Customer Contract Execution

Scribd Launches iPaper E-Mail Service so Anyone Can Open Any E-mail Attachment (Comments?)
Send Attachments of Any Kind to Any E-mail List and Rest Assured Everyone Can Open and Read; Scribd iPaper E-mail Service Eliminates Downloads, Software Compatibility Challenges

Blog Item(s)

MessageSolution Email and File Archiving
We were recently briefed by MessageSolution, a new-ish archiving vendor. In summary:

  • Email (Exchange, Notes/Domino, GroupWise) and file archiving.
  • Packaged software; runs under Windows, Linux, Solaris.
  • Started in Linux market.
  • Product on market since 2004.
  • 90 staff, of which 90% are in development in China or Taiwan.
  • $4 million-$5 million revenues; profitable.

MessageSolution thinks its competitive strengths are:

  • Easier to install and administer.
  • Lower TCO.
  • Good integrated backup.
  • Software architecture is modern.
  • Built-in database.

We look forward to learning more about MessageSolution in the coming months. ... David Ferris

(Comments?)

 

Upcoming Reports & Events

Cost-Effective Alternatives to Exchange
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
10:00am Pacific, 1:00pm Eastern, 6:00pm UK, 7:00pm CET. One hour.

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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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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