Apptix Launches Hosted VoIP Solutions to Significantly Expand Its On-Demand Offerings for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Apptix announced Apptix Voice, its hosted VoIP solution. Key features: standard voice mail, call forwarding, call transferring, auto attendant and three-way calling functionality; mobility support through find me/follow me and remote office features; and integrated Outlook toolbar to provide instant access to calling features; among others. read more »

IP Unity Glenayre Launches Mereon Unified Messaging and Conferencing 4.0

IP Unity Glenayre released version 4.0 of Mereon Unified Messaging and Mereon Conferencing. Key enhancements: message waiting notification via text message, missed call alert via text message, and enhanced video messaging features, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Unified messaging perceptions and realities

Article discussing the increase in the overall messaging storage requirements for unified messaging. read more »

Email “blacklist” checking and monitoring service launched by IE Internet

IE Internet launched, its Irish specific service that allows individuals and organizations to protect their computers against blacklisting. Identifies a customer’s IP address and checks it automatically against known spam blacklists to ensure that the customer is not inadvertently blocked from sending email by being listed on one of the many blacklists. Available immediately. […]... read more » Adds AJAX Features to Email Services announced updates to, its hosted email solution. Adds rich web mail enhancements that allow: scrolling through an entire list of email on one page, shift-click to highlight the desired number of messages to delete or forward, and push email functionality, among others. read more »

EarthLink Business Solutions Expands Web Hosting, e-mail for Businesses

EarthLink launched enhancements to its Web hosting and Email Platforms. Key enhancements: new EarthLink control center, 25 MySQL databases that can each store up to 200 megabytes of data as a standard offering, and store mailbox files on the business’s Web site using FTP Dropboxes, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Email Authentication 101

Article discussing commercial how emailers must adopt authentication standards soon or place their delivery rates in serious jeopardy. Covers the major authentication standards and describes the strengths and weaknesses of each, and also provides Habeas’ recommendations for proper configuration that will preserve your delivery rates. read more »

Vontu Announces General Availability of Vontu 7

Vontu released version 7 of Vontu, its data loss prevention solution. Key enhancements: Lotus Notes and SQL database discovery, content-aware endpoint monitoring, and support for the payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS), among others. Available immediately. read more »

AXS-One Delivers Fully Hosted Archiving and Electronic Records Management Solution

AXS-One launched a hosted version of the AXS-One Compliance Platform, its solution for email and electronic records archival and management. Provides an archiving and electronic records management platform for policy-based management of disparate electronic records, including email and IMs, reports, SAP documents and data, desktop documents, voice, video and images. Available immediately. read more »

Userplane Releases Free Instant Messaging Community Solution for Any Website

Userplane released Userplane Userlist, its flash-based user-management app with IM for incorporation into websites. Enables users on a website to view other users’ online status and initiate IM conversations. Available immediately. read more »

Next Generation Continuity Solution for Exchange Email Server

NEC released “Next Generation Continuity Solution for Exchange Email Server,” its whitepaper. Discusses NEC ExpressCluster X its continuity solution for Exchange that provides application and data protection against hardware, software, and site failures. Available immediately. read more »

IBM Helps Developers Form Social Networks

IBM announced a forum for developers to share code and ideas for Lotus Sametime plugins with the software development community. Enables users to share and browse code submissions related to the Lotus Sametime 7.5 platform by providing new plugins, graphics and other customized additions to extend the value of the application. read more »

SecureWave Announces Availability of Podcast Titled “Enterprise Security Threats: Defining and Avoiding Malware and Data Leakage”

SecureWave released “Enterprise Security Threats: Defining and Avoiding Malware and Data Leakage,” its podcast. Discusses the increasing complexity of malware, the growing number of targeted attacks on individual companies and data sets and other enterprise IT security threats. Available immediately. read more »

Agnitum announces Outpost Security Suite Pro public beta-release

Agnitum released the first public beta of Outpost Security Suite Pro, its proactive security solution. Combines a personal firewall, anti-malware engine, spam filter, and host protection. Available immediately. read more »

McAfee Reveals List of Riskiest Country Web Sites for Malicious Downloads, Browser Exploits and Unwanted E-Mail

McAfee announced the results of Mapping the Mal Web, its McAfee SiteAdvisor research report that creates a global road map of the riskiest, and the safest, places to surf and search on the world wide web. Estimates half a billion unsafe clicks made every month globally. read more »

WebDialogs Redefines Conferencing with Unified Voice, Video and Web For Small and Medium Businesses

WebDialogs announced Unyte Meeting, its multimedia conferencing solution. Combines voice, video and web conferencing with dedicated customer support. read more »

Symantec’s Internet Threat Report

Microsoft Outlook-Exchange Transport Protocol

In January, Microsoft licensed the Outlook-Exchange Transport Protocol. There are three elements to this: Detailed documentation of MAPI. This is a very rich set of APIs for accessing Outlook information: emails, calendar items, directory entries, etc. Detailed documentation on how to write MAPI service providers. This lets third parties offer their services, and be accessible […]... read more »