Make Certain Your Email Archive Can Scale

X.500 Useful in High-Security Environments

As we mentioned yesterday, those who started the X.500 work in the 1980s envisaged a global directory that would have broad use, including provision of a global white pages and support of the sister X.400 messaging specification. Measured against this ambitious goal, the technology "failed." Although many major directories (Microsoft AD, Novell eDirectory, etc.) don’t […]... read more »

TalkPlus Closes Series A Financing Round

TalkPlus announced the closing of its Series A round of $5.5 million in venture capital from Menlo Ventures. read more »

Verizon Communications Posts Strong Third-Quarter 2006 Results as Organic Growth Initiatives Gain Momentum

Verizon Communications released results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 26% to $23.3 billion with net income of $1.9 billion. read more »

IXI-UMS MDS Message Distribution Service

serVonic announced IXI-UMS MDS Message Distribution Service, its solution for inbound and outbound routing of UM-messages. Routes UM-messages automatically by means of predefined rules to several systems (primary/overflow), independent of network topology and site. Available November 2006. read more »

Ceryx Launches ThinOffice Hosted Exchange Solution for the Channel

Ceryx launched ThinOffice, its suite of Exchange services available for partners to brand, host and offer their customers. Key features: hosted Exchange and other related messaging services like Active Sync and Blackberry Enterprise Server, web based administration application, managed infrastructure 24×7, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Maxprog Releases MaxBulk Mailer 5.0 in Various Languages

Maxprog released version 5.0 of MaxBulk Mailer, its mail-merge tool for Macintosh. Key enhancements: enhanced language support, new features and bug fixes. Available immediately. read more »

PeopleCube Announces New Version of WebEvent

PeopleCube announced a new version of WebEvent, its on-line event scheduling and calendaring solution. Key enhancements: import calendar data from .csv files, support for Windows installer, and new single sign on functionality, among others. read more »

Instant response

Article discussing the benefits of IM in the corporate arena. read more »

X.500 Still Important

Those who started the X.500 work in the 1980s envisaged a global directory that would have broad use, including provision of a global white pages and support of the sister X.400 messaging specification. By measure of this ambitious goal, the technology failed. However, this technology has been a tremendous success, but not exactly in the […]... read more »

WebEx Announces Third Quarter 2006 Financial Results

WebEx released results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 23% to $96.8 million with a GAAP net income of $12.1 million. read more »

Sun Microsystems Reports Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2007

Sun Microsystems released results for 1Q2007, ended September 30, 2007. Revenue increased 17% to $3.19 billion with a GAAP net loss of $56 million. read more »

Microsoft Reports First Quarter 2007 Earnings

Microsoft released results for 1Q2007, ended September 30, 2007. Revenue increased 11% to $10.8 billion with net income of $3.48 billion. read more »

Interwoven Announces Third Quarter 2006 Financial Results

Interwoven released results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 16% to $50.9 million with a GAAP net income of $1.8 million. read more »

PGP Corporation Announces Enhanced PGP Encryption Platform

PGP released new versions of PGP Whole Disk Encryption, PGP Universal Server, PGP Universal Gateway Email, and PGP Desktop and new product PGP NetShare, its solution which enables teams to manage and share encrypted network-based files. NetShare automatically encrypts files saved to shared network folders. Universal Server adds key management and user provisioning enhancements and […]... read more »

Lotus Developer 2006

Lotus Developer 2006 will be held October 30 to November 1 at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Conference is dedicated solely to IBM Lotus development and delivers training with in-depth topic coverage and exercises to reinforce development skills. read more »

The Downside of Email Disclaimers

Many organizations like to append disclaimers to their outgoing email messages. These are often full of delicious legalese instructing anyone who may have received the message "by accident" to delete it. As we’ve said before, they’re usually a waste of time. But there could be a worse downside than mere time wasting. Any standardized, boilerplate […]... read more »

Castelle Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter and Nine Months of Fiscal Year 2006

Castelle released results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue decreased 3% to $2.70 million with net income of $409,000. read more »

Cisco Acquires Orative

Cisco announced a definitive agreement to acquire Orative, a provider of mobile software solutions that extend the communications and collaboration capabilities of the Cisco Unified Communications system to business mobile phone users, for approximately $31 million. read more »

Sprint Nextel Reports Third Quarter 2006 Results

Sprint Nextel released results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 12% to $9.1 billion with net income of $247 million. read more »

Alt-N Technologies Continues to Deliver Trusted Messaging Solutions

Alt-N Technologies announced version 9.5 of MDaemon, its windows-based email solution. Key enhancements: SyncML server support for Sync4J clients, Spam Traps which automatically feed the spam filter and custom scheduling and mail queuing for more flexible outbound mail management, among others. read more »

RADVISION Third Quarter 2006

RADVISION released results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 24% to $23.6 million with net income of $2.0 million. read more »

Symantec Reports Solid Second Quarter 2007 Earnings

Symantec released results for 2Q2007, ended September 30, 2006. Revenue increased 12% to $1.26 billion with a GAAP net income of $123 million. read more »

Exchange Administrators Will Need to Learn PowerShell

Exchange administrators planning to move to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 will need to learn at least some Windows PowerShell (formerly Monad), Microsoft’s command line shell and scripting language. Exchange 2007 relies on two core administrative tools, a GUI-based Exchange Management Console (EMC) and a command-line-based Exchange Management Shell (EMS) where PowerShell commands can be used […]... read more »

Websense Announces Record Revenue and Increased Billings for Q3’06

Websense results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 20% to $46.1 million with a GAAP net income of $8.5 million. read more »

Novatel Wireless Reports Third Quarter 2006 Results

Novatel Wireless results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 32% to $55.6 million with a GAAP net loss of $856,000. read more »

Unified Messaging Market to Grow as Unified Communications Takes Off, Says COMMfusion

Article discussing how Unified Messaging solutions are expected to experience increased growth as they ride the wave of the rapidly expanding Unified Communications market. read more »

Tapping unified messaging systems

Article discussing how aging voicemail systems, increasing interest in IP telephony, and a surge in the mobile workforce are driving companies to consider unified messaging. read more »

ECM West Conference & Expo

ECM West Conference & Expo will be held November 7-8, 2006 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Discusses state of the art in data capture, storage, and management, as well as several additional tracks. read more »

ECM for Small & Medium Businesses (SMBs)

ECM for Small & Medium Businesses will be held on Nov 9, 2006 at the Marriott Courtyard in San Diego, California. Provides information on how SMBs can utilize ECM to optimize key internal business processes in order to increase productivity, lower costs, and maximize customer satisfaction. read more »

Messaging in the SMB space

Article discussing the problems faced by SMBs in managing messaging systems. read more »

RIM Releases BlackBerry Enterprise Server for MDS Applications

Research In Motion released BlackBerry Enterprise Server for MDS Applications, its solution for extending mobile applications to users, without the requisite of wireless email. Provides a framework for creating, deploying and managing wireless applications for BlackBerry handsets. Available immediately. read more »

Comprehensive Content Control Needs Three Layers

The first line of defense in most content control solutions is a gateway that monitors and blocks information leaks as they travel through the network and out to the Internet. Comprehensive detection and prevention increasingly requires two additional layers of protection: device control and application control. By devices, we mean anything at the physical or […]... read more »

Interactive Intelligence Reports Record Third Quarter 2006 Operating Results

Interactive Intelligence released results for 3Q2006, ended September 30. Revenue increased 46% to $22.2 million with net income of $6.7 million. read more »

Sunbelt Software Introduces Automated Sandbox Technology to Enable Rapid, Safe and Accurate Analysis of Malware

Sunbelt Software released Sunbelt CWSandbox, its tool for the automatic analysis of malware samples. Key features: uses unique technology to execute malware in a controlled environment for behavior analysis, provides fast analysis of large volumes of malware samples in a short period of time, and capable of automatic collection of malware from different inputs including […]... read more »