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Zimbra plays matchmaker for Comcast and Yahoo!

Earlier this year, Comcast announced their planned launch of SmartZone Communications Center -- targeted for late 2007. Jay Fortner in Read/Write Web offers an excellent description of Smart Zone, components of which will result from Comcast's technology partnerships with Zimbra (messaging) and Plaxo (contact management).

September 25, 2007 by Maurene Caplan Grey

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Symphony plays on in Notes 8

It's the morning after IBM's Lotus Collaboration Summit, at which IBM announced that the reincarnation of an ODF-compliant Lotus Symphony is integrated into Notes 8 -- as well as being offered as a free download. The media coverage conveys that IBM is trying to win over the Microsoft Office market, and the half-page IBM ad in yesterday's New York Times about the free Symphony download appears to support the "IBM takes on Microsoft Office" mindset.

September 19, 2007 by Maurene Caplan Grey

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Microsoft and Open Source: Kissing cousins

In early 1994, the World Wide Web opened the gates of Internet travel for the average person -- the same year that the Netscape Navigator browser was released. By mid-1994, millions of PC users were riding the "information highway.

August 20, 2007 by Maurene Caplan Grey

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Can Postini legitimize Google's enterprise ambitions?

Google has been thundering into the SaaS space with their broadening "application-of-the-day" suite. Google has portrayed themselves as a productivity suite contender in the enterprise space, which supports today's announced plan to acquire messaging security provider Postini.

July 9, 2007 by Maurene Caplan Grey

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Good email can take the ISP fast lane

Comcast, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable's Road Runner and Verizon have joined Yahoo and AOL in adopting the CertifiedMail reputation program from Goodmail Systems.Courtesy of Slashdot's "something-to-think-about dept," CmdrTaco asks What Happens If You Don't Pay for Goodmail?

June 22, 2007 by Maurene Caplan Grey

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