Mi5 Networks Secure Web Gateway Delivers All-in-One Protection Against Web Malware and Botnet Infections

Mi5 Networks announced Webgate, its line secure web gateway appliances. Key features: URL filtering, anti-spyware, antivirus, and anti-botnet detection and prevention, and intercepts and filters inbound as well as outbound web data streams, among others. Available immediately. read more »

LivePerson to Acquire Kasamba, Inc.

LivePerson announced an agreement to acquire Kasamba, a provider of live expert advice delivered online via real-time chat to consumers, for approximately $40 million. The transaction is expected to close in October 2007. read more »

Iperia Unveils IperiaVX Platform

Iperia released IperiaVX, its unified communications solution. Enables integration of new and existing communications applications into a single, voice-enabled platform. Available immediately. read more »

OASIS Members Form Committee to Standardize Symmetric Encryption Key Management Across the Enterprise

The OASIS Enterprise Key Management Infrastructure (EKMI) Technical Committee is developing an open standard for managing symmetric encryption cryptographic keys across the enterprise. The goal is to standardize a royalty free web services protocol that will enable client applications to request symmetric key-management services of a network-based server. read more »

Cheaper, faster, easier… Softalk launches rival to Microsoft Exchange

Softalk released Softalk Share Server, its messaging and collaboration server solution. Key features: share both personal and public Outlook folders, simplified setup of users and permissions, and access to folders by user groups, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Google Apps Gets Mail Migration, Dozens of New Features

Google announced updates to Google Apps, its web-based platform for communication and collaboration. Key enhancements: mail migration to transfer existing email data from an IMAP server over to users’ Gmail accounts on Google Apps, shared address book, and increased Gmail attachment size, among others. read more »

Industry’s First Multi-Node Grid Architecture-Based Email Archiving Solution Introduced by Mimosa Systems

Mimosa Systems announced version 3.0 of Mimosa NearPoint for Microsoft Exchange Server, its archiving solution. Key enhancements: multi-node grid architecture, version history for Active Directory, and public folder archiving, among others. read more »

The good and bad Of Web 2.0 tools

Article discussing the use of web 2.0 tools in the enterprise.... read more »

“Sync Up” With the All-New Plaxo

Plaxo announced version 3.0 of Plaxo, its online address book and calendar synchronization solution for mobile devices. Key enhancements: A new sync dashboard, expanded array of sync endpoints, and improved address book, among others. Available immediately in a beta version.... read more »

Why people don’t use collaboration tools

Article discussing why conversation and collaboration tools so underused.... read more »

NewsGator Extends Social Capabilities to Microsoft SharePoint 2007

NewsGator Technologies announced NewsGator Social Sites, its social networking and collaboration enhancements to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007. Key features: Enterprise 2.0 functionality, integrated presence, and improved interface and usability, among others. Available July 2007.... read more »

Making Virtual Teams More Productive – Ten Golden Rules

Article discussing 10 rules for making virtual teams work.... read more »

LiveOffice Survey Reveals Organizations are Unprepared for E-Discovery Requests

Article discussing an Osterman Research study of IT mangers and end users on email retention policies and their ability to produce email as part of a legal action. read more »

eSoft Introduces ThreatWall Web Security Gateway

eSoft released ThreatWall Web Security Gateways, its Internet security appliance. Key features: URL filtering, web content filtering, and malware detection, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

Comverse Introduces IMS Applications Suite 2.0, Accelerating Time-To-Market for IMS-Based Services

Comverse released version 2.0 of Comverse IMS Applications Suite, its IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) enabling solution. Key enhancements: InSight Total Communication Portfolio, PC Communicator which extends mobile voice, video and converged messaging capabilities to a PC, and Mobile Communicator which provides communication and messaging on dual-mode mobile devices, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

Trend Micro Releases Innovative Security Protection Enhancement Package for Consumers Using Windows Vista

Trend Micro released Trend Micro OS Protection, its security enhancement package for Windows Vista users running Trend Micro Internet Security. Adds Trend Micro Firewall Booster and Trend Micro Pre-Startup Scan. Available immediately.... read more »

Open Text Releases FirstClass Collaboration Suite 9.0

Open Text released version 9.0 of FirstClass Collaboration Suite, its integrated communications and collaboration solution. Key enhancements: support for archiving services, extended mobility support, feature enhancements mail, contacts and calendars, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Motorola Introduces Good Mobile Messaging 5

Motorola announced version 5 of Good Mobile Messaging, its mobile email solution. Key enhancements: group and find by conversation and sender, calendaring, and edit and send documents, among others. Available September 2007.... read more »

Cisco Launches Self-Defending Network v3.0

Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of IronPort Systems, a provider of messaging and web security solutions, for $830 million.... read more »

Survey Shows Unified Communications Critical to Teleworking, Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations Planning

Article discussing a Cisco survey of federal IT decision makers which concludes that the coordination of a mobile or remote workforce will be improved through unified communications.... read more »

BitDefender Unveils Three New Powerful Windows and UNIX-Based Security Solutions for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

BitDefender released BitDefender Security for Mail Servers, BitDefender Security for Exchange and BitDefender Security for Samba, its security solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. Security for Mail Servers and for Exchange provides antivirus, antispyware, antispam, antiphishing, and content and attachment filtering engines. Security for Samba provides antivirus and antispyware protection for Samba network shares. Available immediately.... read more »

Is 2007 the Last Version of Exchange as We Know It?