ISPs Should Help Users Disinfect Themselves

ISPs Should Help Users Disinfect Themselves... read more »

IBM Lotus Poorly Articulates Vision

IBM Lotus Poorly Articulates Vision... read more »

No Reply Can Be Very Meaningful

Reliance on email is now so matter-of-fact that we can forget that all communication is a two-way street — a message received usually needs a reply. In business, this is particularly true when asking questions, making project plans, or communicating with co-workers and managers. Missing a meeting or arriving at the wrong place or at […]... read more »

Microsoft Reports Fourth Quarter 2006 Results

Microsoft released results for 4Q2006 ended June 30. Revenue increased 16% to $11.8 billion with net income of $2.83 billion. ... read more »

FTC promotes ID theft awareness Click Here for Story... read more »

Building Webmail Over IMAP Can Be a Good Idea

Building Webmail Over IMAP Can Be a Good Idea... read more »

Fewer Spammers Forging the Sender Header

Fewer Spammers Forging the Sender Header... read more »

Summary of Realistic Lotusphere Attendance Figures

We all exaggerate numbers if they make us look good. And so it is with conferences. Here are our estimates of key statistics: Grand total: 5,200-5,500 attendees 3,700-4,000 paying, full conference registrants — of these, about 55% were IT staff, the rest were ISVs, consultants, VARs, and sponsors Breakdown of the IT staff: 25% from […]... read more »

MetaLINCS Offers First E-Discovery Review Technology With Integrated Analysis; Breakthrough E-Discovery Software Dramatically Reduces Review Time and Provides Early Case Assessment

MetaLINCS released version 2.0 of MetaLINCS, its e-discovery solution. Key enhancements: new web-based analysis and review interface, automatic document acquisition, and customizable reports, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Quest Software Introduces New Intelligent E-Mail Archiving Solution

Quest Software announced version 3.0 of Archive Manager, its e-mail archiving solution. Captures e-mail and attachments, including those in PST files, and stores them in a tamper-proof data store. Available immediately. read more »

Zantaz Announces First Discovery, the Industry’s First Single-Vendor Litigation Solution for Data Collection, Electronic Data Discovery and Litigation Support

ZANTAZ announced First Discovery, its litigation solution for data collection, Electronic data discovery and litigation support. Collects native email and files for selected employees across the enterprise and stores them in a searchable repository for subsequent discovery. read more »

MessageLabs Announces Archiving Service to Meet Growing Compliance and Corporate Governance Requirements

MessageLabs released MessageLabs Archiving Service, its email and IM archiving service. Key features: archiving policy engine, secure archive, and archive search and retrieval, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Evidence of 419 Scam Targeting Using Google

Evidence of 419 Scam Targeting Using Google... read more »

Halifax Bank in U.K. Targeted by Sustained Phishing Campaign

Halifax Bank in U.K. Targeted by Sustained Phishing Campaign... read more »

Meet Ferris Research at RSA Conference

If you’re going to the RSA Conference, do get in touch. Richi Jennings will be there, February 14 to 17. Email with some suggested times. We’d be happy to discuss whether our services can be of help to you…... read more »

CA Reports Operating EPS up 33 Percent on Revenue Growth of 5 Percent in Q3 FY2006

CA released results for 4Q2005, ended December 31. Revenue increased 5% to $967 million with net income of $59 million. read more »

IBM Workplace Is for Organizations With Portals, Not Just Notes Users

IBM Workplace Is for Organizations With Portals, Not Just Notes Users... read more »

Lotus Claims Growth, Unconvincingly

Lotus Claims Growth, Unconvincingly... read more »

How LinkedIn Limits Spammy Invites

Last week, we said that LinkedIn — the well-known business-oriented social networking service — was capping the number of connections users may make in order to help prevent spammers from misusing the service. According to co-founding LinkedIn marketing VP Konstantin Guericke, it’s not strictly a limit on the number of connections, but on the number […]... read more »

EMC Reports Record Fourth Quarter, Full Year Revenues

EMC released results for 4Q2005, ended December 31. Revenue increased 15% to $2.71 billion with net income of $148 million. read more »

Clearwell Systems Delivers Industry’s First Email Intelligence Solution

Clearwell Systems announced Clearwell Email Intelligence Platform, its email intelligence solution that discovers, organizes and analyzes information contained in corporate email systems. Analyzes the unique properties of email, combines it with organizational data and applies proprietary, patent-pending linguistic and statistical analysis algorithms to extract intelligence from email messages and attachments. read more »

Symantec Mail Security 8220 Appliance Provides Small Businesses With Comprehensive Gateway-Based Email Security

Symantec announced Symantec Mail Security 8220, its email security appliance for small businesses. Key features: anti-spam and antivirus protection, email firewall, and traffic shaping, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Lotus lays out its future at Lotusphere

New Zealand Reseller News: Click Here for Story... read more »

Lotus More Innovative Than Microsoft at Collaboration

Lotus More Innovative Than Microsoft at Collaboration... read more »

Postini Announces Integrated Message Management for Lotus Users

Postini released Integrated Message Management for Notes/Domino, its suite of message security and compliance services. Provides a framework for managing, securing, and ensuring compliance of email and instant messaging communications. Available immediately. read more »

Spam Slayer: Next-Generation Spam

PC World: Click Here for Story... read more »

Lotus Sametime Gets Excellent Enhancements

At Lotusphere, a lot of nice enhancements to Sametime were discussed. Some of them are innovative. Sametime is IBM Lotus’ instant messaging and Web conferencing software. The main new features of v7.5 are: Automatic display of a user’s physical location. Right now, we understand this is based on mapping IP to an adminstrator-defined table. Built-in […]... read more »

Summary of Lotusphere Announcements

SAP integration, available since 1997, has a bundle of user-oriented enhancements. Mac support is better, for both rich client and browser-based (Firefox, not Safari) access. Major partners–RIM, Nokia, Good, and IntelliSync–support or will support mobile connectivity. Lotus’ Sametime instant messaging software has lots of nice new features, such as a slicker user interface, integrated voice […]... read more »

IronPort’s Web Reputation Security

Internet News: Click Here for Story... read more »

IM: Time-Waster for Undermotivated Staff

IM: Time-Waster for Undermotivated Staff... read more »

RelayFax 6.7 Offers Native Brooktrout Support, Global Scheduling, Groupware Addresses, DTMF Processing, More…

Alt-N Technologies released version 6.7 of RelayFax, its fax management software. Key enhancements: native engine for all Brooktrout facsimile boards, global scheduling, and groupware address book support for MDaemon email server, among others. Available immediately. read more »

DYS Analytics Launches Email/IM Compliance Solution

DYS Analytics announced CONTROL! Guardian, its email and IM compliance solution. Key features: provides fine-grained quotas by person or group, allowing daily/weekly/monthly sending limits; utilizes real-time content inspection, ranking and workflow to classify each message on personal, confidential and inappropriate dimensions; and prevents company confidential information, customer records or other privileged information from leaking out […]... read more »

Workflow Adds Value to Teamspaces

Workflow Adds Value to Teamspaces... read more »

Samsung Contact Is Dead

Samsung SDS has announced the premature end of life of its Unix/Linux-based Exchange alternative, Samsung Contact. Back in 2001, Samsung licensed the source code for OpenMail from HP. Its aim was to provide a migration path for HP’s installed base, open up new markets for an Exchange alternative, and add unified messaging functionality. Initial indications […]... read more »

ZipLip to Showcase Enhanced IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Integrations at Lotusphere 2006

ZipLip announced an enhanced released of ZipLip Unified Email Archival Suite. Adds tighter integration to IBM Lotus Notes and Domino for compliance with requirements from SEC, NASD, Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory bodies. read more »