Microsoft Doesn’t Support Mixed 2003/2007 Networks — or does it?

[Updated June 18: see also Microsoft’s clarification.] Here’s a quick thought that we hope is useful for people planning an upgrade from Exchange 2000 or 2003 to 2007. In summary: Don’t plan to retain any Exchange 2003 servers, or if you must, you may need to be economical with the truth when talking to Microsoft […]... read more »

Shape Services Opens IM+ 5 For Beta Testing

Shape Services released version 5.0 of IM+, its mobile IM solution for BlackBerry. Key enhancements: improved EUI, active notifications, and online alerts, among others. Available immediately in a beta release. read more »

Messaging Architects Launches Email Compliance & Security Bundle for Small- and Mid-Size Organizations

Messaging Architects released Email Compliance & Security SMB Bundle, its solution designed to improve the email security and archiving capabilities of Novell GroupWise. Key features: M+Guardian Linux-based Email Security Appliance, GWArchive Email Retention and Compliance Solution for GroupWise and GWTreecast, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Enterprises Fear Migration to Microsoft Exchange Will Be ‘Complex and Costly’ According to Latest Osterman Research Survey

PostPath released the results of a survey focusing on the e-mail messaging needs of enterprises. Conducted by Osterman Research, the survey results indicate that while Microsoft Exchange 2007 has some key benefits, many enterprise customers are concerned that the migration process will be complex and costly and take many months to complete. read more »

Survey Finds Unified Communications and IP Telephony Benefits Drive Businesses to Upgrade Both Voice and Data Networks

Article discussing a Nortel survey of members of the International Nortel Networks User Association that concludes increased productivity and simplicity of unified communications and IP telephony are driving businesses to upgrade their existing voice and data networks.... read more »

Full AIM Connectivity Coming to AOL Mail

Article discussing AOL’s plans for the full integration with its AIM messaging product into its web e-mail client.... read more »

Secure Edge Messaging Appliances with Embedded LDAP Maximize Email Protection

Article discussing the use of edge messaging appliances as a solution to the problem of growing resources required to maintain quality of service caused by ever increasing email traffic.... read more »

22 Things a Domino Administrator Needs to Know About Spam – An Interview with a Spammer

SearchDomino.com released “22 Things a Domino Administrator Needs to Know About Spam – An Interview with a Spammer,” its whitepaper. Focuses on the Domino platform, provides insight into the shady world of spammers and features an interview with a spammer.... read more »

A case for long-term email retention

Article discussing then need for long-term email retention management.... read more »

AVG Protects Mobile Phones with New Security Platform

GRISOFT announced AVG Mobile Security, its mobile device security solution. Key features: anti-virus and SMS anti-spam, comprehensive system settings, and planning and scanning exceptions, among others. Available immediately in a beta version.... read more »

MX Logic Protects Businesses’ Productivity and Operations With Introduction of MX Logic Message Continuity

MX Logic announced MX Logic Message Continuity, its service. Detects a loss in connectivity with an email server and automatically engages and provides web-based access to email and email functionality and once connectivity is restored synchronizes all outage-period email activity with the mail server.... read more »

Make The Shift to Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 will be held on June 18 – 21, 2007 at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Provides a strategic perspective, emphasizing the bigger picture implications of Enterprise 2.0, the technologies and business practices that liberate the workforce from the constraints of legacy communication and productivity tools like email. ... read more »

Google Calendar — Use of Native Calendar Preferable

Exchange 2007 Migration Breaks Single Instances