Ferris Publishes Comprehensive Survey of Business Email Systems

Ferris Research has completed the most comprehensive survey to date of business email systems, interviewing more than 900 companies around the world about their preferred vendor, upgrade patterns, plans for migration, and what they pay for their software. The report looks at small (1-99 employees), medium (100-999 employees), and large (1000+ employees) organizations in the […]... read more »

SURBL: Anti-Spam Technique

A quite common type of spam message is now a very short message of the form: WordsJoinedUpLikeThis https://somedomain.com This sort of message is very difficult to detect using content analysis techniques. For the message to achieve its goal, the URL in the message needs to point somewhere reasonably stable, so that the intended targets of […]... read more »

Clip In Touch Launches Next Generation Personalized Messaging Solutions

Mobile and web users can now easily mix video, music, imaging and text to create personalized messages... read more »

Sonian Introduces the Most Affordable, Reliable and Scaleable Email Archiving Solution for All Messaging Systems

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Ensim Announces Automated Solution for Easier Migration to Microsoft Exchange 2007

Enables Enterprises and Service Providers to Significantly Reduce Time, Complexity and Costs Associated with Migrating to Exchange 2007... read more »

ProjExec Express for Quickr Unveiled at Lotusphere 2008

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Security Labels and Classification

A recent Ferris report, The Central Role of Classification for Compliance and Content Control, described document classification. Security labels (see backgrounder [Security Labels here]) provide a mechanism for document and information classification. Security labels are often used in environments where document classification is mandatory, and access according to this classification will be enforced. The key […]... read more »

Sonian Introduces the Most Affordable, Reliable and Scaleable Email Archiving Solution for All Messaging Systems (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)

Sonian provides the most affordable and reliable email archiving solution in the market by leveraging Amazon Web Services infrastructure.... read more »

Raymond James Deploys Orchestria to Maintain Compliance Objectives and Prevent Data Loss

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Clearwell Enters Agreement With HP to Streamline End-to-End E-Discovery, Saving Time and Money for Enterprise Customers

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Webjam launches new flavour in social networking

Strawberry release of award-winning new social network makes social publishing for your group easier and faster than ever before... read more »

ISPCON Spring 2008

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Elsevier’s “WiserWiki” Allows Physicians to Update Evidence-Based Medical Information With Experience-Based Practice Insights

Elsevier’s Beta Medical Wiki Invites Board-Certified Physicians to
Comment, Collaborate and Update Established Medical Textbook Online... read more »

Privacy Networks Offers Free Email Archiving through its “Student Safety” Licensing Offering Program

To protect student communications and assist school district staff members, Privacy Networks’ industry leading search and archive platform will provide email retention while reducing costs... read more »

New Release of Clearwell E-Discovery Platform Raises the Bar for Enterprise-Class E-Discovery Management

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Spam texting links users to sex sites (14 WFIE Evansville)

Spam text messaging is connecting cell phone users to sex sites and costing them up to 20 cents apiece.... read more »

Ask Amy: How To Stop Unsolicited Text Messages (KPRC Local 2 Houston)

HOUSTON — Are you inundated with text messages on your cell phone? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Ferris Research, a company that tracks messaging services, said 1.1 billion spam messages went out in 2007. That is up 38 percent from the year before.... read more »

Security Labels and ESS: Backgrounder

Use of security labels is standard practice for handling information in high-security environments. Documents are marked with a label, such as “Secret,” and access to information is controlled by an equivalent security clearance. Security labels for online information generally use ESS (Enhanced Security Services for S/MIME – RFC 2634), which is based on the X.411 […]... read more »

Movial Launches Social Communicator at DEMO 08

Consumers Share Social Media, Internet Calling, Unified Messaging, Web and Video Feeds for Effortless Content Sharing and Instant Communication on any Device... read more »

Pinger Launches Mobile Service That Sends Voice Messages Around The World For The Cost Of A Local Call

Mobile users can dial locally and message globally with personal voice messages up to five minutes long to mobile phones in over 20 countries... read more »

Mirapoint Increases Capacity and Security with New Suite of Messaging Appliances

New RazorGate 6000 and Message Server S6000 Deliver Ultimate Reliability and the Industry’s Lowest TCO... read more »

Fortiva Announces Low-Cost Email Archiving Solution for Litigation Readiness

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Nick Shelness’s Main Impressions from Lotusphere

Editor’s note: Before embarking on his currently footloose and fancy-free existence, Nick used to be CTO of Lotus. Lotusphere 2008, the big annual user and business partner conference/exhibition for Lotus software, was held in Orlando, January 20-24, 2008. Here are my main impressions. I’ve now had a chance to synthesize the flood of inputs. My […]... read more »

Lotus Acquires Network Integration

On January 18, Lotus announced it will acquire Network Integration Technologies. This will help Lotus produce a range of products that have low IT demands, increasing their attraction to small and medium sized businesses. Network Integration produces a very-low-overhead operating system, Nitix. This takes over the host machine, and either handles a lot of IT […]... read more »

Symantec Enterprise Vault Product Management Team Leaving

Email archiving is a fast growing market, driven by the new FRCP amendments and the demand for improved email data management for eDiscovery, and Symantec’s Enterprise Vault is the market leader. Recently, however, key members of the product team have been leaving: Nick Mehta, VP of Product Management, left in October 2007 and is now […]... read more »

Dirty text messages show up on cell phones (WMCTV Memphis)

Spam text messages, including those for pornographic websites, are now targeting cell phone users young and old.... read more »

Xythos Releases New Enterprise Software Suites

Applications Combine Web 2.0 Collaboration with Advanced Document Management... read more »

IronPort Eases Messaging Administrator’s Workload with Advanced M-Series Security Management Appliance

Appliance Provides Flexible Management and Robust Security Control at the Network Gateway to Increase Accuracy and Coverage Against Messaging Threats... read more »

FaceTime Communications and Mimosa Systems Join Forces to Create Comprehensive Business Communication Archival Solutions Encompassing Email and Instant Messaging

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Officescape Releases Its Unified Communications Software V1.50

Officescape Uses Advanced VoIP Technology to Integrate Essential Business Communications Into a Single, User-Friendly Platform for the Mobile Professional... read more »

St. Helens Council Selects PGP Solution to Secure Email Communications

Gateway Email Encryption Helps Comply with New Government Infrastructure Initiative to Protect the Privacy of Social Care Clients... read more »

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 earns top award from Anti-Malware Test Lab for detection of hidden threats

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that its product Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 has received the Gold Anti-Rootkit Protection Award from the authoritative information security portal Anti-Malware Test Lab ... read more »

Barracuda Networks Announces Support for Centralized Retention and Management of Email and IM Messages

Barracuda IM Firewall Now Includes Automatic Export for Archiving IM Conversations... read more »

U.S. Military Using XMPP

XMPP is the eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol, which is the Internet standard for instant messaging, real-time messaging, and presence. On January 16, the sale of an XMPP client and server solution by Jabber.com to the U.S. Marine Corps for 280,000 users was announced. This large sale ties in with XMPP activity at leading U.S. […]... read more »

US Department of Education Selects Ezenia for Collaboration

InfoWorkSpace to Be Used in Nationwide Emergency Response and Notification Network ... read more »