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Compliance

Atempo Digital Archive Integrated with EMC Atmos Delivers Digital Archiving for Cloud Storage
Atempo Joins the EMC Velocity2 Atmos Partner Program

Survey of Spam Control Products, and Survey of Archiving Products -- See what others think of these products/services. If you add your own data, we will send you a summary of the findings.
EMC Extends Leadership with New Cloud Storage Service and Information Management Offerings
EMC Introduces EMC Atmos onLine Storage as a Service and Industry-Leading Capability to Federate to External Atmos Clouds
Comment on EMC here
Courion's Compliance Manager for SharePoint Wins 2009 Product Innovation Award from Network Products Guide
Winner in "data protection" category, solution balances collaboration and security through effective governance for SharePoint sites
StoredIQ Receives Network Products Guide Award for Product Innovation
StoredIQ Intelligent Information Management Solution Selected a 2009 Product Innovation Winner
Sherpa Software Mail Attender Wins Best of TECH-ED 2009 Award by Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazines
Sherpa Edges Out the Competition to Win Best in Category
Comment on Sherpa Software here
Guidance Software Announces New EnCase Cybersecurity Solution With Adaptive Technology to Proactively Combat Malware
Offers government agencies leap-ahead technology to combat ever-changing malware landscape
Messaging & Collaboration

Cryptzone signs agent agreement with Jussystemer in Norway  

Geodesic Announces Acquisition of Interactive Networks Inc.  
BitDefender Uncovers New Breed of Malware Threats Targeting Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
Dangerous "malware-spreading vectors" find new ways to infiltrate computer networks
Network Norway first Scandinavian operator to offer Nokia Messaging  
New PGP Endpoint Application Control Blocks Malware and Unauthorized Software
Ensures Business Continuity with Zero-Day Automatic Threat Protection
Central China Grid Co. Ltd Signed Contract with Anchiva for Anti-virus Service  
Interactive Intelligence Acquires AcroSoft Corp.
Acquisition to Add Document Management and Workflow Applications for Insurance to the Interactive Intelligence Unified IP Business Communications Solutions
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AVG Loves Its Freeloaders

AVG makes one of the last free AV products. At the RSA Conference, we talked about why the company is sticking with its "freemium" model ...

According to AVG, it's positively beneficial to have the majority of its "customers" who don't pay for the product. It makes lead generation really easy. Not only are they able to up-sell consumer users who download the free version, but many of those consumers also recommend the use of AVG inside of the SMB in which they work.

Add to that the valuable stream of real-time feedback that their users' installations provide about threats on the Web pages that they discover, and one starts to understand why the company is growing at a claimed 80% annually. ... Richi Jennings

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