Sophos releases new version of PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange

Sophos released version 3.0 of PureMessage for Microsoft Exchange, its email protection solution. Key enhancements: support for Microsoft Exchange 2007 and 64-bit Windows Server 2003, and enhanced policy definition across multiple servers. Available immediately. read more »

CA Releases Entire Line of 2008 Consumer Software, Featuring Internet Security Suite Plus 2008

CA released Internet Security Suite Plus 2008, its security and desktop management suite for home and soho users. Key enhancements: website authentication, data backup, and PC-to-PC data transfer, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Mozilla Launches Internet Mail and Communications Initiative

Mozilla announced its intention to set up a new entity to drive its Internet email and communications initiative. Seed funding will be provided to the tune of $3 million. read more »

NetIQ Streamlines Migration to and Management of Exchange Server 2007

NetIQ announced updates to Directory & Resource Administrator 8.1 and Exchange Administrator 8.1, its role based management delegation software. Available immediately. NetIQ also announced Exchange Migrator 7.0, its solution for upgrading Exchange versions. Available October 2007. read more »

Identity Management: Is Directory Inside or Outside?

Isode released “Identity Management: Is Directory Inside or Outside?”, its whitepaper. Examines the role of a directory in identity management, with particular focus on where an externally visible directory can play a part. Available immediately. read more »

T-Mobile Acquires SunCom Wireless For $2.4 Billion

T-Mobile signed a definitive agreement to acquire SunCom, a wireless carrier, for $2.4 billion.... read more »

Mixed Messages: E-mail Encryption Grows at the Gateway, in the Client

Article discussing the different alternatives for email encryption, either gateway-to-gateway or end-to-end client encryption.... read more »

Compass Says Increasing Size and Volume of E-mails Straining IT Resources

Article discussing how the ever increasing size and number of emails is impacting planning and budgeting IT resources, particularly as email is increasingly used as a data storage repository.... read more »

Tacit updates Illumio collaboration tool set

Tacit announced version 2.1 of Illumio, its information management software. Key enhancements: automatically routing of queries to qualified recipients, integration with Outlook, and automatic monitoring of news, blogs, and wikis for topics of interest, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

Yahoo! Announces Agreement to Acquire Zimbra

Yahoo announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zimbra, a provider of email and collaboration software for $350 million. The transaction is expected to close in 4Q2007.... read more »

Six Apart announces availability of the Movable Type Enterprise Solution

Six Apart, announced the release of the Movable Type Enterprise Solution, a package that extends the functionality of the Movable Type platform. Key enhancements: LDAP directory support, extended database support, and support for Movable Type 4 plugins, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

SiteScape Announces ICEcore Availability

SiteScape announced the release of ICEcore, its social networking collaboration software suite. Key features: integrated collaboration environment, rapid user adoption, minimizes training needs, among others. Available October 20, 2007.... read more »

Sybase iAnywhere Delivers Advanced Wireless Email And Collaboration Support For IBM Lotus Domino 8

Sybase iAnywhere announced a release of Information Anywhere, its wireless email and collaboration product, for IBM Lotus Domino 8. Key enhancements: synchronize photos with the Lotus Address Book; support for “tentative” meetings, and mobile instant messaging client integration with email and security components, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

Personal Email May Be Discoverable

Article discussing the practice of employees using personal email accounts to send business email, and the resulting difficulties that can ensue particularly with regards to discovery and compliance issues.... read more »

Novell Ships Teaming + Conferencing to Increase Customer Productivity and Cut Costs

Novell announced Novell Teaming + Conferencing, its team workspace and real-time collaboration additions to Novell’s workgroup product line. Key features: online workspaces to share and access documents, calendars and discussion forums, real-time collaboration via VoIP, Web, and IM, and integrates with Novell GroupWise, among others. Available October 20, 2007.... read more »

Yahoo Acquires Zimbra

Yahoo announced it will purchase Zimbra. Zimbra makes email and calendaring software, with access normally via an attractive Ajax-based Web client. Zimbra has tried to persuade business users to migrate from incumbent systems such as Exchange and Notes/Domino. However, it has failed in this goal. The company has, however, had more success selling to service […]... read more »