Exchange/Messaging


Survey: Unified Communications Has Market Potential

Unified communications (UC) could carry a spark through an increasingly dimming economic landscape if trends in an industry-conducted poll hold true.

IBM Irks Microsoft Officials, Unveils LotusLive

IBM on Monday rolled out social networking and collaboration services for businesses called "LotusLive," which integrates with IBM's venerable Lotus Notes e-mail and calendar application.

Microsoft Taps Schools To Test Exchange 14

Microsoft has begun ramping up the dialog about its upcoming Exchange 14 mail server solution, which is slated to become the successor to Exchange Server 2007.

A Tasty Dish of Worms and Spam

The security space saw lots of activity in November that may have lasting effects on the way IT pros protect, deploy and maintain environments going forward.

Are ActiveSync's New Policies in Sync?

With Service Pack 1, Exchange 2007 gets a slew of new policy settings. We take a look at how they stack up against those of the BlackBerry.

Microsoft Unveils Exchange and SharePoint as Services

Microsoft exec Stephen Elop announced hosted versions of Exchange and SharePoint, which are now available to organizations of all sizes in the U.S. market

Highly Available Exchange 2007

Service Pack 1 brings high-availability enhancements and added capabilities.

Cisco: The Unlikely Contender

Networking giant Cisco goes after Microsoft's supremacy in the collaboration-software market.

The 2008 Readers' Choice Awards: Introducing Redmond's Triple Crown

To recognize the dynasties in our annual Readers' Choice competition, <i>Redmond</i> is introducing the "Triple Crown," a new award for products that have won (at least) three Readers' Choice honors in a row.

Microsoft Joins Standards Effort on Ubiquitous Messaging

Microsoft will join a working group to support an open standard for multiplatform messaging in the enterprise, according to a company statement issued this week.

Most Enterprises Unprotected Against E-mail Security Risks, Study Says

An IDC study found that nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of organizations don't have solutions in place to prevent data leakage over e-mail.

IBM Sends SaaS With Hosted Messaging Rollout

Big Blue upped its ante in the software as a service (SaaS) space this week with the release of a hosted version of its venerable corporate e-mail software.

Elop Touts OCS 2007 R2 as PBX Replacement

The updated Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 will make the IP private branch exchange (PBX) "the electronic typewriter of enterprise voice" by using software to do the job that hardware did in the past -- only do it better.

IMS/NGN Forum 'Plugfest' Eyes UC

The sixth IMS/NGN Forum interoperability "plugfest," and the first to be held since the organizations formerly merged this week, will drill down into the unified communications (UC) space.

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