Full-Text Search Should Be Fast

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Interesting Statistics on Mobile Phone Use

Interesting Statistics on Mobile Phone Use... read more »

Clearswift’s Interesting Move Into Auto-Learning Spam Filters

We recently wrote that statistical filters such as POPfile are extremely accurate when used correctly, but too hard for most people to use. That’s why we’re excited by the potential of Clearswift‘s new product line. It takes the underlying technology from POPfile — in the form of the commercial polymail library — and adds the […]... read more »

Quest Software Offers New Product to Ensure Continuous Availability of Exchange, Even During System Outages

Quest Software released version 1.0 of Manager for Exchange, its solution that ensures the continuous availability of Exchange email send/receive functionality. Key features: detects outages, moves traffic to alternate servers, and diagnoses and alerts Exchange performance bottlenecks, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Trend Micro Delivers PC-cillin Internet Security 2006, Provides More Comprehensive Security for Home Computer Users

Trend Micro announced the 2006 version of Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security, its home and small office security solution. Key enhancements: new anti-phishing capabilities, enhanced anti-spyware protection, and parental controls, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Notes on Message’05, London, Oct 26-27

Notes on Message’05, London, Oct 26-27... read more »

Statistical Spam Filters Are Too Hard To Use

Statistical Spam Filters Are Too Hard To Use... read more »

Keys to Widespread Deployment of Collaborative Tools

Just because you install collaborative technology doesn’t mean it gets widely adopted. Luddites still exist. Here are what we believe are the key things to do to ensure widespread adoption in an organization: Think through the training program. Substantial resources will probably be needed, in a variety of forms; for example, classroom training, helpful little […]... read more »

McAfee, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Revenue of $253 Million

McAfee released results for 3Q2005, ended September 30. Revenue increased 20% to $253 million with a GAAP net income of $23 million. read more »

AXS-One Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter of 2005

AXS-One released results for 3Q2005, ended September 30. Revenue increased 2% to $9.4 million with net income of $200,000. read more »

Full-Text Search Can Be Serendipitous; Should Be Global

Full-Text Search Can Be Serendipitous; Should Be Global... read more »

The “polymail” Anti-Spam Library

John Graham-Cumming (or jgc to the anti-spam cognoscenti) is best known as the author of the open source tool POPfile. He has now created a commercial product to build this functionality into other commercial products. POPfile is an email classifier — it’s best known for it’s ability to classify email as spam, using Bayesian analysis […]... read more »

Trend Micro Reports Third Quarter Results

Trend Micro released results for 3Q2005, ended September 30. Revenue increased 13% to Â¥18.0 billion ($162 million) with net income of Â¥4.4 billion ($39.4 million). read more »

Websense Announces Record Third Quarter Revenue for 2005 and Earnings

Websense released results for 3Q2005, ended September 30. Revenue increased 32% to $38.3 million with net income of $10.1 million. read more »

CA Reports Strong Q2 FY2006 Results

Computer Associates released results for 2Q2006, ended September 30, 2005. Revenue increased 9% to $942 million with net income of $41 million. read more »

Zantaz Launches Expanded Data Migration Service for Customers Wanting to Upgrade to Zantaz Archiving and Compliance Products

ZANTAZ launched ZANTAZ Data Migration Service, its email system neutral service for migrating archive data to ZANTAZ archives from other systems. Available immediately. read more »

The Most Important Value Adds in a Directory (2005)

The Most Important Value Adds in a Directory... read more »

Review of Collaborative Communications Summit, San Francisco, Oct 24-25

Review of Collaborative Communications Summit, San Francisco, Oct 24-25... read more »

The Natural Degradation of Email

When people start using email, they often start using the more formal language of letters. For example, suppose I wrote: Hi Dorothy, Could I come to the carol service with my wife Jean please? Hope you are well and nice to see you recently. david Then if Dorothy were new to email, she might reply: […]... read more »

Trend Micro Delivers Enhanced Spyware Protection For Enterprise Organizations

Trend Micro released Trend Micro Anti-Spyware Enterprise Edition. Key features: Trend Micro CWShredder that eradicates spyware programs, centralized management through Trend Micro Control Manager, and compatibility with major enterprise desktop security products, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Litigation Threat Greatest in U.S., U.K.–Arbitration Elsewhere

Litigation Threat Greatest in U.S., U.K.–Arbitration Elsewhere... read more »

Interesting, Useful Blogging Survey

Interesting, Useful Blogging Survey... read more »

Eudora 7 Has Fast Full-Text Search, Offline IMAP Support

Eudora 7 is the new version of the venerable Eudora POP/IMAP mail client. It’s currently in beta, and has two main new features: Fast full-text search — Using an indexed search engine, much like Google Desktop, but licensed from X1 Technologies. This is very useful. It means that Eudora users can search their messages in […]... read more »

Postini Offers Its Unique Threat Identification Data to Companies for Real-Time Threat Prevention Based on Patented Sender Behavior Analysis Technology

Postini released PTIN Access, its solution that provides access to Postini Threat Identification Network?s real-time sender behavior analysis technology. Allows users to query the PTIN repository in real-time and accept or block traffic, or obtain periodic data snapshots of sender IPs demonstrating unwanted actions. Available immediately. read more »

E-Mail Security Market Is on Fast Growth Track

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Clearswift Announces Appliance Version of MIMEsweeper

Clearswift Announces Appliance Version of MIMEsweeper... read more »

“Ending Spam”–Excellent Primer on Spam Control

“Ending Spam”–Excellent Primer on Spam Control... read more »

BlogOn–Good Conference To Learn About Corporate Use of Blogging

The BlogOn conference was held October 17-18 in New York City. See www.guidewiregroup.com/archives/2005/01/blogon_summit_2.html.  It’s about social media. There were around 300 to 400 registrants. This conference is a good place to learn about corporate blogging. … David Ferris, with thanks to iUpload’s Robin Hopper... read more »

EMC to Acquire Captiva Software Corporation

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Who Puts a Lot of Information in Directories? (2005)

Who Puts a Lot of Information in Directories?... read more »

Citrix Reports Third Quarter Earnings Results for 2005

Citrix Systems released results for 3Q2005, ended September 30. Revenue increased 21% to $227 million with a GAAP net income of $41 million. read more »

The Tools You Need To Check Email Deliverability

Email often doesn’t get through to an intended recipient. To get through, messages must be accepted by the receiving domain. They also must reach the recipient’s inbox, and not be routed off to some sort of quarantine. Even then, you’d like to know whether they’ve been opened. To get a handle on deliverability, senders need […]... read more »

The Benefits of LDAP/X.500 Directories (2005)

The Benefits of LDAP/X.500 Directories... read more »

Search Results Will Show Context, Not Just Files

Today, when you do a search, you come up with a ranked list of isolated electronic documents. That’s not enough. You need the context around the documents as well. For example, it’s just not good enough to find a contract document that refers to a particular deal. To be useful, you want context. You probably […]... read more »

Vericept Closes Third Quarter 2005 with Record Number of New Clients

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