Quest Software Reports Results for Second Quarter 2005

Quest Software released results for 2Q2005, ended June 30. Revenue decreased 16% to $107 million with a GAAP net income of $10.7 million.... read more »

Update: Apple’s Activities in Messaging and Collaboration

Tiger (MacOS 10.4) introduced better (but not ideal) integration of Mail.app and iCal with Exchange. Snerdware produces AddressX to which will allow you to access an Exchange GAL via the Apple Address Book. Groupcal (which is not yet compatible with…... read more »

Microsoft’s Sample Applications for Windows SharePoint Services–Excellent Education Tool

On August 3, Microsoft released a set of 30 free sample applications for Windows SharePoint Services. These applications are designed to be used either “out of the box” or as templates for customized solutions. They address a range of common…... read more »

Trend Micro Reports Second Quarter Results

Trend Micro released results for 2Q2005, ended June 30. Revenue increased 16% to Â¥17.19 billion ($160 million) with net income of Â¥3.93 billion ($36.52 million).... read more »

NetIQ to Sell MailMarshal?

NetIQ announced in December 2002 its acquisition of Marshal Software for $23 million in cash. Marshal Software’s customer base at that time was estimated at over 3,000 companies. NetIQ had acquired earlier that year another vendor, PentaSafe Security Technologies, which sold security policy management products. Together these solutions promised NetIQ customers the ability to define […]... read more »

Quest Recovery Manager for Exchange Rapidly and Efficiently Discovers and Recovers Business-critical Exchange Data

Quest Software released version 3.0 of Quest Recovery Manager for Exchange, its solution that discovers and recovers Exchange data from existing backups. Key enhancements: support for additional third-party backup software, intelligent search, and task automation, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

GFI MailSecurity 9 Serves up Premium Server-Based Email Security on a Silver Platter

GFI released version 9 of GFI MailSecurity for Exchange/SMTP, its email content security solution. Key enhancements: quarantine filters, search options and web-based configuration, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

Assessing Symantec’s Strengths

The merged Symantec/Veritas presented its view of its strengths to us. We list them here, along with our comments. "Breadth of offering: Complete email management solution from a single vendor." Sceptical on this. There’s much more to email management than anti-virus, anti-spam, and email archiving/retention technology. Eg, they have no tools for bandwidth planning. It’s […]... read more »

A Slow Death For Exchange Public Folders

At Microsoft’s TechEd Conference in Orlando in June 2005, and at TechEd Europe in July, Microsoft declared the beginning of the end for Exchange’s Public Folders. While they will remain a feature of the next version of Exchange called E12…... read more »