AT&T Announces Agreement to Acquire Interwise — Leading IP Voice/Video/Web Conferencing Provider

AT&T announced today that it has agreed to acquire Interwise, a provider of voice, web and video conferencing services to businesses, for approximately $121 million. The transaction is expected to close in 4Q2007. read more »

Iron Mountain Acquires RMS Services – USA, Inc.

Iron Mountain announced the acquisition of RMS Services, a provider of records management services. read more »

Microsoft Charts Its Software Services Strategy and Road Map for Businesses

Microsoft announced the next phase in its strategy for online services, Microsoft Office Live Workspace and Microsoft Exchange Labs. Microsoft plans to deliver a variety of new solutions during the coming months under two key families of service offerings: Live, designed primarily for individuals, business end-users and virtual work groups and Online, services for organizations […]... read more »

SharePoint & Outlook – The Perfect Link

Article discussing the document library syncing capability in the Outlook 2003 integration with SharePoint. read more »

IBM Releases Office Desktop Software at No Charge to Foster Collaboration and Innovation

IBM announced IBM Lotus Symphony, its suite of software tools for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Key features: three core applications Lotus Symphony Documents, Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets and Lotus Symphony Presentations, supports multiple file formats including Microsoft Office and Open Document Format (ODF), and provides the ability to output content in PDF format, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

IBM Unveils Next Generation Collaboration Software Suite

IBM announced enhancements to its Collaboration Software Suite. IBM Applications on Demand Service offers Lotus Notes 8 as a service with enterprise level application hosting. Lotus Notes Traveler, a new client for Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.1enables access to Lotus Domino mail from Microsoft Windows Mobile devices. Lotus Domino Web Access 8.0.1 adds a new web 2.0-based interface and native 64-bit support for Microsoft Windows and AIX platforms. Lotus Quickr adds connectors for Lotus Notes 8 and Microsoft Outlook. Lotus Quickr Content Integrator is a companion product to Quickr for the mass movement of documents from server to server. Lotus Forms 3.0 provides the ability to create, fill out, sign and submit forms data via a web browser. Applications on Demand and Forms 3.0 available immediately, Notes Traveler, Domino Web Access 8.0.1, Quickr 8.1 and Quickr Content Integrator available 1Q2008.... read more »

IT Survival Guide: Voice Over IP Makes Convergence Possible

Article discussing the role VoIP plays in a unified communications solution.... read more »

The Challenges Of eDiscovery – Time, Capability, And Cost

Article discussing eDiscovery, what is and why is it important.... read more »

MicroWorld releases MailScan 5.3 for various Mail Servers

MicroWorld Technologies released version 5.3 of MailScan, its antivirus and anti-spam solution for mail servers. Key enhancements: SMTP transparent proxy support, graylisting, and POP3 authentication, among others. Available immediately.... read more »

Stopping Spam: We Can Do Better

Article discussing a hybrid choice system as a solution for spam.... read more »

HP Offers Electronic Information Discovery Solutions for Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance

HP announced HP Integrated Archive Platform, enhancements to HP Data Protector for Microsoft Exchange, its electronic information discovery solutions. Archive Platform key features: native search, indexing and policy management, among others. Data Protector key enhancements: Online disk and tape-based backup and recovery, Zero impact backup and instant recovery, and block-level data protection, among others.... read more »

Rackspace Acquires Email Hosting Specialist

Rackspace Managed Hosting announced that it has acquired, a provider of email hosting solutions.... read more »

PostPath Email Server 3.0 Supports Vast Majority of Mobile Devices

PostPath announced version 3.0 of PostPath Server, its email and collaboration server. Key enhancements: support for Blackberry Enterprise Server and Microsoft ActiveSync, enhanced performance, and improved administration, among others.... read more »

Nokia to acquire NAVTEQ

Nokia announced a definitive agreement to acquire NAVTEQ, a provider of comprehensive digital map information, for approximately $7.7 billion. The acquisition is expected to close in 1Q2008.... read more »

Motorola Ships Good Mobile Messaging 5 to Deliver Personalization, Productivity and Control to the Mobile Experience

Motorola released version 5 of Good Mobile Messaging, its mobile email solution. Key enhancements: mobile RSS, customizable email management, and improved smartphone security, among others. Available immediately.... read more »