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IBM Lotus gets into the Hosted Email game. Phew.

It is inevitable and welcome that a revitalized Lotus has launched a hosted email and calendar service.Inevitable because cloud-based email services are on the rise and IBM isn't going to miss out on that.

October 23, 2008 by Ted Schadler

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CMIS: Boom Or Bust?

Some of you may have heard about the joint announcement from EMC, IBM, and Microsoft about the creation of Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS). The purpose of this proposed new standard?

October 21, 2008 by Stephen Powers

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Symantec Goes Into The Cloud With Email Filtering

Symantec today announced its acquisition of MessageLabs, a 520-person UK-based email filtering and security vendor. Given the cost and hassles that information & knowledge management professionls (IKM Pros) have keeping email spam down to a dull roar and keeping viruses outside the firewall, this is a great move for Symantec.

October 8, 2008 by Ted Schadler

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HP Acquires LeftHand Networks, Virtualized iSCSI Storage Vendor

Today, HP announced the intention to acquire iSCSI storage vendor LeftHand Networks for $360 Million in cash. LeftHand makes virtualized storage array software that can turn just about any server, PC or subset of disks on a device into a full featured IP based SAN array with features like space efficient snapshots, distance replication support and thin provisioning.

October 2, 2008 by Andrew Reichman

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Xohm Unveiled In Baltimore, not BAWA

This morning Sprint launched its long-awaited commercially-available Xohm service in its Baltimore Market. Xohm is Sprint's brand for its WiMax service, which follows the 802.

September 29, 2008 by Lisa Pierce

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Cisco's Stepping Up To Collaboration As Business Transformation

Following on the recent analyses  by my colleague Rob Koplowitz on Cisco's Jabber and PostPath acquisitions, here are some additional things that Information and Knowledge Management Professionals should tune into regarding Cisco as the new collaboration kid on the block:First, Cisco is building a meeting-centric workspace product with WebEx Connect.

September 25, 2008 by Ted Schadler

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