Messaging Pipeline | Blog
Free Newsletter GlossaryContact UsAbout Us
One To One Collaboration Servers & Security Business
September 2005

September 27, 2005
Farewell -- It's Been Great!

Creating and running the editorial for Messaging Pipeline has been a fun and interesting time for this technology journalist. Few assignments in my career have been as challenging, and that's the sort of food a journalist needs in order to survive. When I first started, the spam war reached its peak, diverting your and my attention from the amazing progress being made in other more important technologies, such as presence and instant messaging, as well as collaboration and conferencing tools.

. . . Full Story: "Farewell -- It's Been Great!"

Posted by John Dickinson at 01:49 PM | Permalink | Comments



September 23, 2005
Give Web-Based E-Mail Another Look

For all the reasons cited by Associated Press writer Anick Jesdanun about web-based e-mail clients--and more--you should all take a look around your shops at the state of desktop e-mail clients. They are nice enough products, have nice features, integrate well with other desktop products, and all that stuff. But they are also pervasive support problems, requiring upgrades and maintenance, hand-holding and the like. And they require you to maintain a server and several layers of security protection to guard against spam, viruses, and other e-mail-borne malware. Most important, there are other alternatives for you to think about using.

. . . Full Story: "Give Web-Based E-Mail Another Look"

Posted by John Dickinson at 10:38 AM | Permalink | Comments



September 17, 2005
Appliance World Is Just Around The Corner

I'm feeling a bit like I ought to go to Las Vegas for the week. Why? Well, just a week ago I tested the JabberNow instant messaging appliance, and in my blog called on the rest of the industry to follow suit and begin packaging more applications into single-box appliances. And, in the next week, you'll be seeing more appliance announcements here in the messaging space, and I swear to you, I didn't know!

. . . Full Story: "Appliance World Is Just Around The Corner"

Posted by John Dickinson at 12:03 AM | Permalink | Comments



September 10, 2005
Let's Hope The JabberNow IM Appliance Is A Trend

Arrival of the JabberNow instant messaging server from Jabber, Inc. (see Jabber, Inc. Ships IM Appliance) presents a strong signal to the messaging and messaging security industry that it's time to think small if it wants to think big. JabberNow in its smallest configuration can support up to 25 users, can be geared up to interface to IM security and compliance systems, and can also be enhanced to federate via to the AOL Enterprise Federation Partner Program (EFP), a connection that will enable JabberNow users to interact with the wider array of IM users available through that network. Getting all that for $2,500, that ain't bad, and it's just about right for the bourgeoning small business market.

. . . Full Story: "Let's Hope The JabberNow IM Appliance Is A Trend"

Posted by John Dickinson at 12:07 AM | Permalink | Comments



September 05, 2005
Deadly Communications Failure

Okay, this isn't about messaging, not per se, but it is about communications and in particular, it's about the failure of any and all communications systems to keep our political leadership in touch with what goes on in this country, and around the world. If these people were in touch with the reality of the world in which they and we live, we would not have a drowned United States city, with a citizenry that is either displaced or dead, today.

. . . Full Story: "Deadly Communications Failure"

Posted by John Dickinson at 07:27 PM | Permalink | Comments



September 02, 2005
This Ain't No Party

No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter or fashion-forward where gadgets and software concerned. I may lust for an iPod, but I refuse to pay Apple's prices. Still, I had to be dragged, mewling and scowling, to the instant messaging party.

Some party.

. . . Full Story: "This Ain't No Party"

Posted by Terry Sweeney at 11:25 AM | Permalink | Comments



September 01, 2005
Weep For New Orleans -- Worry About A Wireless Future

I'm sitting here looking at a map of the levees and flood walls that surround the stricken City of New Orleans -- it is an amazingly complex network of man-made defenses built to withstand moving water, nature's most powerful force. Its extent has enabled the building of one of America's most special cities, and its inherent fragility has enabled that city's virtual destruction at the hands of Hurricane Katrina. And so it is with the wireless networks that we increasingly find ourselves wanting to be dependent on.

. . . Full Story: "Weep For New Orleans -- Worry About A Wireless Future"

Posted by John Dickinson at 10:59 AM | Permalink | Comments



 


March 2006
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Monthly Archives













Messaging Pipeline










Get the latest Messaging news, product info, and trends every week.



  Get The Messaging Pipeline Blog RSS Feed




Editorial and vendor perspectives








  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  


Editor's Picks
The Six Flavors Of Windows Vista
Microsoft plans to release a full six-pack of Vista versions, one for every taste. Which Vista will be right for you?

Hope is Not Enough When It Comes To Compliance

Three Ways To Authenticate E-Mail And Stop Spam

Wikis In The Workplace

Review: Google Desktop 3
MESSAGING PIPELINE MARKETPLACE (sponsored links)

Digital Warehouse buys, sells, & rents used Cisco networking hardware such as routers & switches, as well as Juniper, Extreme & Foundry at 50-80% off list price. One year warrantee and fast delivery.


Stop spam on your terms with CanIt-PRO, the most flexible and customizable anti-spam solution available for the mail server. Offers per-user or per-group controls and is available as software or hardware appliance.


Use your Intranet to manage Software Licenses, plan for Windows XP/2000 upgrades, do Security Audits and more. Click to try and ask for our white paper - PC Management for the Internet Age.


Analysts at the Tolly Group put a leading Branch Office IT services solution to the test, measuring performance, security and data reliability. Download the results, detailed in this free report, now.


Whether you need temporary or permanent access to remote PCs, LogMeIn has your solution: LogMeIn IT Reach for automatic maintenance of remote and mobile systems, and LogMeIn Rescue for instant, web-based remote access without pre-installing software.






Sponsored Links:      
 |   |   |   |   |   | 
 |   |   |   | 
 |   |   |   |   | 
Messaging Pipeline  |   |   |   | 
 |   |   |   |   | 
© 2006 | MESSAGING PIPELINE All rights reserved. | |