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Daily Digest: October 22, 2008
 
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

ZyLAB Releases Whitepaper on the "Art of Destruction: An Overlooked Key to Records Management and e-Discovery"
To neutralize e-discovery cost and risk issues, organizations must classify documents with a proper filing plan and implement data retention and destruction policies

Survey of Costs of Microsoft Unified Communications -- If you're using Microsoft's UC functionality, we'd love to hear from you

Survey of Spam Control Products and Survey of Archiving Products -- Let us know what you think about the archiving and spam control products you use. If you add your own data, we will send you a summary of the findings.

Paragon Expands Maturity Model to Address e-Compliance  

C2C Delivers Archiving and Management Solutions for Microsoft Windows File Systems
C2C email management strength now available for file archiving

First Tech Credit Union Deploys Code Green DLP Solution
Ease of Deployment, Ease of Management, and Pricing Were Key Factors in Decision

Novell Announces New Access Governance Suite
Expands Novell solutions for compliance management by delivering industry's first comprehensive product suite that aligns IT and business to achieve compliance

Fios upgrades e-discovery technologies and services to help clients address mounting legal and regulatory requirements
New search architecture in Fios Prevail, integration of Content Analyst's CAAT and the addition of iCONECTnXT delivers improved efficiencies and controls for reviewing and searching electronic data

Corporate Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Policies Are on the Rise, but So Are E-Discovery Risks
Kroll Ontrack Annual Study Reveals In-house Counsel Understand Value in ESI Preparedness but Still Struggle to Gain Executive Support

Mimosa Expedites eDiscovery by Enhancing Existing Legal Decision Support Capabilities with New Tiered Storage Option
Mimosa TSO Addresses Surge in Email and File Content to Deliver On-Demand Rapid Access to Intelligent Archive to Reduce Risk and Management Costs

Perimeter eSecurity Partners with Techmate, LLC to Provide Complete IT Security, eMessaging and Archiving Services to Their Broker Dealer Clients On-Demand  

Messaging & Collaboration

McAfee, Inc. and CommVault Form Strategic Alliance to Deliver Integrated Data and Security Management Solutions
Industry-Leading Technology Providers to Offer Integrated Solutions Worldwide, Built on McAfee ePO and CommVault Simpana Software

IronPort Turbocharges Web Security Appliances
Offering Fast Multilayered Protection Against Malware, IronPort S-Series Line Expands to Include SMB Market

Secure Computing Announces Results of Messaging Security Survey
Survey Reveals That Most Organizations Lack Adequate Protection Against Spam and Data Leakage

Secure Computing Unveils STAMP Initiative; Outlines Seven Technologies for Advanced Email Protection
Delivers Research, Architecture Requirements and Protection Solutions Needed for Secure Next-Generation Messaging Environments

AVG Anti-Virus Free 8.0 now available in French
For the first time, the people of France can fight the silent threat of drive-by downloads in real time with a free, French language program

Kerio MailServer 6.6 Delivers Industry's Advanced Resource Scheduling and Fast Migration Path Away from Exchange
Latest Version of Award Winning Groupware Brings Enhanced Collaboration, Improved Mobile Support, and New Kerio Exchange Migration Tool

Neverfail Issues Mobile Messaging Trends Report: Pressure to be Available 24x7 Creates E-mail Addiction
Risky Behaviors Affect Employee Welfare, Relationships – 94 Percent Check E-mail after Work Hours and 40 Percent Send Messages In-flight

Savant Protection Announces New Release of Whitelisting Software
Removes major obstacles to deployment of whitelisting solutions

Webroot Introduces New Security Suite for Consumers and Adds Online File Backup to AntiVirus and AntiSpyware Products
Full Line of Webroot Internet Security Products Now Protect Against Threats to Both PCs and Valuable Personal Files

ENow, Inc. Launches Mailscape V4.4  

Blog Item(s)

Avoid Giving Opposing Counsel Privileged Material

In a lawsuit, you have to respond to requests for information from the other party. It's easy to inadvertently provide sensitive material, typically privileged material, that you should not provide. The larger the case, the easier it is to make such slips.

The problem is exacerbated by the variety of policies that determine what should be produced. Policies can have confusing and obscure interactions.

Hosted e-discovery vendor EED has just enhanced its service to address this issue. The Production Rules Manager lets you define a series of rules that are applied to a body of produced information, such as:

  • Redact specified types of material.
  • Check whether privileged material has been redacted.
  • Insert a placer sheet in lieu of privileged material.

This is a sensible and useful step. Expect other e-discovery tools to add such capabilities. ... David Ferris

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Upcoming Reports & Events

Email Archiving: On-Premises vs. SaaS
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 3:30 p.m. U.K., 4:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

Note: Because of differences in the end of Daylight Savings Time, this webcast will begin one hour earlier than usual in the U.K. and Europe.

You can provide email archiving through a hosted service (or SaaS) or by means of an on-premises solution. On-premises solutions are either an appliance or software installed on standard computing equipment.

In this webcast, Ferris senior analyst David Ferris and Mimecast’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mary Kay Roberto, discuss the strengths and challenges of hosted and on-premises approaches. Mary Kay and David Goldberg, Mimecast’s Director of Sales Engineering, also briefly explain their company's SaaS offering. The event concludes with a Q&A period.

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


TCO of Microsoft-Based Unified Communications
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
8:30 a.m. Pacific, 11:30 a.m. Eastern, 4:30 p.m. U.K., 5:30 p.m. CET. One hour.

In this webcast, Ferris Research analyst Richi Jennings and Unison CMO Rurik Bradbury discuss the total cost of ownership (TCO) of Microsoft’s approach to unified communications. You will learn how to model and estimate unified communications costs in your own environment. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

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

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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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