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Wednesday, February 27, 2008
  Feb 27, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: February 27, 2008
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C2C Extends Email Archiving Retention & Litigation Support to Aid FRCP & Global Compliance
Latest version of Archive One supports Open Search 1.1 and Microsoft Search Server 2008

See and Contribute Stats on Support Staff Size for Exchange and Notes/Domino

We are gathering support staff ratio numbers. See admin head counts for other organizations, and contribute your own, by taking our survey.

PGP Corporation Selects Lumension Security to Extend Enterprise Data Protection Solution
Industry Leaders to Integrate PGP Whole Disk Encryption with Device and Application Control Technologies

New Reconnex Appliance Helps Organizations Learn Aabout Data Loss Risks
Reconnex Learning Capability Enables CIOs to Determine Business Policies and Rules

Madera County Standardizes on Mimosa Systems' Content Archiving Solution to Assure Rapid eDiscovery and "One Click" Recovery of Critical Email Data
One of California's Fastest Growing Counties Standardizes on Mimosa NearPoint Providing Rapid eDiscovery in Under 30 Minutes and Shrinking Exchange Storage Usage by 40 Percent

Unison, World's First Fully-Unified Communications Solution, to Launch at CeBIT 2008
Revolutionary Linux-based Software Available for Beta Download March 4th

SmoothWall helps businesses stamp down on instant messaging abuse 

 
Blog Item(s)
Archiving of Images: Iron Mountain Service
Iron Mountain and HP announced they will offer a hosted service specializing in the archiving and disaster recovery of digital images. "Digital Record Center for Medical Images" is aimed at hospitals... (More)
 

Upcoming Reports & Events

Picking the Right Archiving Policies
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

Corporate policies on what electronic material should be archived are in a state of flux. In this webinar, we discuss the pros and cons of archiving a given piece of electronic information, current thinking on what electronic information should and should not be archived, the reasons for these policies, and how archiving policies are evolving. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.

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


Reducing IT Support for Mobile Messaging: A Conversation with Ensim
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

As the success of the BlackBerry platform illustrates, email is the single most important application on most mobile devices used in business. However, providing technical support for mobile messaging is very demanding. In this webinar, Ferris analyst Richi Jennings and Scott Young of Ensim discuss the current state of mobile messaging support and how it is likely to evolve. Scott also presents Ensim's automated provisioning system and explains how it simplifies mobile device support. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.

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


Other Upcoming Ferris Webinars:

Upcoming Ferris Reports:

Recent Research

Recent Reports Available for Purchase:

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Recent Ferris Webinars:

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.


Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2008.

 

 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
  Feb 26, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: February 26, 2008
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

Novell to Acquire Data Center Management Leader PlateSpin
Novell to extend interoperability leadership with the industry's first solutions to help enterprises manage workloads across both physical and virtual infrastructures

See and Contribute Stats on Support Staff Size for Exchange and Notes/Domino

We are gathering support staff ratio numbers. See admin head counts for other organizations, and contribute your own, by taking our survey.

Symantec's Newest Norton Ghost Packs Powerful Detection and Threat Protection Punch
Norton Ghost 14.0 Features Symantec's Most Advanced PC Backup and Recovery Tools

Guidance Software Announces New Capabilities for EnCase Information Assurance to Further Address Government Cyber Security Challenges 

 
Messaging & Collaboration

Cloudmark Announces Innovative Sender Reputation
Cloudmark Gateway with Unique Multi-Source Sender Reputation Offers Improved Protocol Filtering Accuracy to Effectively Combat Botnets

Fresno, Calif. deploys Alcatel-Lucent solution for advanced public safety communications 

Webroot Wins South Yorkshire Housing Association With Advanced Security SaaS Technology
Market Leading Technology Expands Client Portfolio at Competitor's Expense

Trend Micro Acquires Identum for Identity-Based Email Encryption
Trend Micro's content- and Web-security solutions to be enhanced by email encryption experts, technology and products

Nortel, Polycom Telepresence Solution Helps Hospitals Offer Better Care Anywhere
Includes Nortel Global Services for Network Operation, Management, Maintenance

PeopleCube Releases New Version of Scheduler Plus 

St. Bernard Launches Industry's First Hybrid Security Solution, Combining Appliances with On-Demand Services
Also updates iPrism Web Filter solution to include anti-virus

Blog Item(s)
Security Labeling and Clearances to Go Mainstream?
The military and intelligence world has well-established procedures in which security labels (classifications) such as "unclassified," "restricted," "confidential," "secret," "top secret," etc., are assigned to both information objects such as... (More)
 

Upcoming Reports & Events

Picking the Right Archiving Policies
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

Corporate policies on what electronic material should be archived are in a state of flux. In this webinar, we discuss the pros and cons of archiving a given piece of electronic information, current thinking on what electronic information should and should not be archived, the reasons for these policies, and how archiving policies are evolving. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.

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


Reducing IT Support for Mobile Messaging: A Conversation with Ensim
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

As the success of the BlackBerry platform illustrates, email is the single most important application on most mobile devices used in business. However, providing technical support for mobile messaging is very demanding. In this webinar, Ferris analyst Richi Jennings and Scott Young of Ensim discuss the current state of mobile messaging support and how it is likely to evolve. Scott also presents Ensim's automated provisioning system and explains how it simplifies mobile device support. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.

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


Other Upcoming Ferris Webinars:

Upcoming Ferris Reports:

Recent Research

Recent Reports Available for Purchase:

For more purchasable reports, visit our reports page.

Recent Ferris Webinars:

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.


Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2008.

 

 
Monday, February 25, 2008
  Feb 25, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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News on messaging, content control, compliance, e-discovery, data leak prevention
Daily Digest: February 25, 2008
News

Spunlogic Works with Email Data Source to Provide their Email Competitive Intelligence

See and Contribute Stats on Support Staff Size for Exchange and Notes/Domino

We are gathering support staff ratio numbers. See admin head counts for other organizations, and contribute your own, by taking our survey.

EMC To Acquire Pi Corporation, Developer of Personal Information Management Technology
Pi Founder and CEO Paul Maritz, a Former Microsoft Executive, to Lead EMC's New Cloud Infrastructure and Services Division

Bertucci's selects Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
Bertucci's, a popular Italian restaurant chain, has renewed its Sophos Endpoint Security and Control license for another three years

 
Blog Item(s)
Speech-to-Text and Unified Communications
Unified communications is growing in importance. As it does, a number of ancillary technologies will also become more important... (More)
 

Upcoming Webinars

Picking the Right Archiving Policies
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

Corporate policies on what electronic material should be archived are in a state of flux. In this webinar, we discuss the pros and cons of archiving a given piece of electronic information, current thinking on what electronic information should and should not be archived, the reasons for these policies, and how archiving policies are evolving. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.

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


Reducing IT Support for Mobile Messaging: A Conversation with Ensim
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

As the success of the BlackBerry platform illustrates, email is the single most important application on most mobile devices used in business. However, providing technical support for mobile messaging is very demanding. In this webinar, Ferris analyst Richi Jennings and Scott Young of Ensim discuss the current state of mobile messaging support and how it is likely to evolve. Scott also presents Ensim's automated provisioning system and explains how it simplifies mobile device support. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.

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


Determining the Right Retention Policies
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Organizations vary considerably with regard to their policies on how long to retain electronic information before deleting it. In this webinar, we discuss laws and regulations that affect retention policy, internal corporate policies and other things to consider when determining retention policy, how to define a retention policy, the main retention policies in place today, and how retention policies are changing. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Electronic Discovery: Helping General Counsel Understand IT's Role
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

IT today plays an important role in the e-discovery process. In-house and external legal teams are often unclear on what IT's role should be. In this webinar, we discuss IT's role and how IT should educate its legal colleagues about its role. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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

Recent Research

Recent Reports Available for Purchase:

For more purchasable reports, visit our reports page.

Upcoming Ferris Reports:
Recent Ferris Webinars:

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.


Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2008.

 

 
Thursday, February 21, 2008
  Feb 22, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: February 22, 2008
News

Clearswift Strengthens Data Loss Prevention over the Internet with New Web Appliance Features
Full HTTPS content analysis and a new reverse proxy deployment option take the latest version of the MIMEsweeper Web Appliance 1.

Microsoft Makes Strategic Changes in Technology and Business Practices to Expand Interoperability
New interoperability principles and actions will increase openness of key products

Tricom India Signs MoU With ONSITE3
Strategic Alliance Combines Tricom's International Litigation Support Presence with ONSITE3's Technology-Enabled Solutions

 
Blog Item(s)
Artificial Intelligence Association Has Workshop on Enhanced Messaging
The AAAI is a well-respected and long-running conference on artificial intelligence. The conference is primarily targeted at academic and industrial researchers... (More)
 

Upcoming Webinars

Picking the Right Archiving Policies
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

Corporate policies on what electronic material should be archived are in a state of flux. In this webinar, we discuss the pros and cons of archiving a given piece of electronic information, current thinking on what electronic information should and should not be archived, the reasons for these policies, and how archiving policies are evolving. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.


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


Reducing IT Support for Mobile Messaging: A Conversation with Ensim
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

As the success of the BlackBerry platform illustrates, email is the single most important application on most mobile devices used in business. However, providing technical support for mobile messaging is very demanding. In this webinar, Ferris analyst Richi Jennings and Scott Young of Ensim discuss the current state of mobile messaging support and how it is likely to evolve. Scott also presents Ensim's automated provisioning system and explains how it simplifies mobile device support. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.


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


See and Contribute Stats on Support Staff Size for Exchange and Notes/Domino

We are gathering support staff ratio numbers. See admin head counts for other organizations, and contribute your own, at http://www.ferris.com/2008/02/20/survey-of-support-staff-size-for-exchange-and-notesdomino/.

Recent Research

Recent Reports Available for Purchase:

For more purchasable reports, visit our reports page.

Upcoming Ferris Reports:
Recent Ferris Webinars:

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.


Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2008.

 

 
  Feb 21, Daily Compliance & Messaging News
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Daily Digest: February 21, 2008
News

F-Secure launches Protection Service for Business to provide security as a service for small and medium sized businesses 

BITE, Vodafone and RIM launch the BlackBerry solution in Lithuania 

K&L Wine Merchants Standardizes Email Marketing on StrongMail's In-House Solution
Leading US wine retailer brings email in-house with StrongMail to reduce email marketing costs, streamline processes and increase control of their email programs

Computhink Continues to Make Enterprise-Level Features Affordable with ViewWise 6.1 

 
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Survey of Support Staff Size for Exchange and Notes/Domino
We are updating our support staff ratio numbers and would like to ask you to share your experience. In return, we'll send you a summary of the findings, within 30 days. We are updating our support staff ratio numbers and would like to ask you to share your experience. In return, we’ll send you a summary of the findings, within 30 days. Please email back to survey@ferris.com. Your information will obviously be kept confidential.
  • Which are you using?
    • Exchange 2007
    • Exchange 2003
    • Other Exchange
    • Notes/Domino 8
    • Notes/Domino 7
    • Notes/Domino 6
    • Other Notes/Domino
  • How many email users in your system?
  • How many instant messaging users do you have that use LCS/OCS or Sametime?
  • Thinking about your IT staff who manage and operate your email and instant messaging system, how many people are required world-wide, judged in terms of full-time equivalents?
    • Don't include general email helpdesk time
    • We're interested in full-time equivalent head count. So eg if you have one full time Exchange admin, and three people who spend half their time on Exchange admin, that's 2.5 full-time equivalents
  • Do you have any other comments that might help us?

Upcoming Webinars

Picking the Right Archiving Policies
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

Corporate policies on what electronic material should be archived are in a state of flux. In this webinar, we discuss the pros and cons of archiving a given piece of electronic information, current thinking on what electronic information should and should not be archived, the reasons for these policies, and how archiving policies are evolving. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.


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


Reducing IT Support for Mobile Messaging: A Conversation with Ensim
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 3:30pm UK, 4:30pm CET. One hour.

As the success of the BlackBerry platform illustrates, email is the single most important application on most mobile devices used in business. However, providing technical support for mobile messaging is very demanding. In this webinar, Ferris analyst Richi Jennings and Scott Young of Ensim discuss the current state of mobile messaging support and how it is likely to evolve. Scott also presents Ensim's automated provisioning system and explains how it simplifies mobile device support. The event concludes with a Q&A session. Note: Because of differences in the start of Daylight Saving Time, the webinar begins one hour earlier than usual in Europe.


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


Determining the Right Retention Policies
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

Organizations vary considerably with regard to their policies on how long to retain electronic information before deleting it. In this webinar, we discuss laws and regulations that affect retention policy, internal corporate policies and other things to consider when determining retention policy, how to define a retention policy, the main retention policies in place today, and how retention policies are changing. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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


Electronic Discovery: Helping General Counsel Understand IT's Role
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm UK, 5:30pm CET. One hour.

IT today plays an important role in the e-discovery process. In-house and external legal teams are often unclear on what IT's role should be. In this webinar, we discuss IT's role and how IT should educate its legal colleagues about its role. The event concludes with a Q&A session.

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

Recent Research

Recent Reports Available for Purchase:

For more purchasable reports, visit our reports page.

Upcoming Ferris Reports:
Recent Ferris Webinars:

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.


Have news you want to share with us or product or interest area that you would like us to cover? Send press releases to releases@ferris.com.

Copyright © Ferris Research 2008.

 

 
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