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Bullet-proofing Instant Messaging
As more corporations adopt instant messaging (IM), chief information officers (CIOs) and IT managers are learning that it can be a serious source of liability

instant message  are often called spam instant message (SPIM) . Users who aren't careful about who gets onto their buddy or friend lists may accept all incoming messages from anyone on those lists, opening their PCs to malicious attachments or links and all kinds of social engineering scams and attacks. Examples of the latter include the 419 or Nigerian scam, phishing, pharming, IM-based advertisements and other forms of unwanted IM content. Given the serious security issues that consumer IM invites, this paints a grim

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Microsoft Throws in the Towel in the Instant Messaging Wars


REDMOND, Wash. (Bloomberg) - Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, has stopped linking its instant messaging system with America Online Inc.'s instant electronic-mail program, the companies said.

instant message  and AOL users to Instant Message or IM one another without hindrance. Microsoft developers have been trying to link the two systems as quickly as possible, but AOL developers implement blocks as quickly as the links are created. AOL claims that the blocking is due to security measures, but it is really due to marketing structure. Microsoft's MSN service occupies third place among on line services, while AOL is still number one, with its registered number of users surpassing the 19 million mark. Due to Read More

FolloWAP Launches iFollow - Gee Wiz Bang! Wireless Instant Messaging!


We recommend that wireless users hold off from establishing an account with the iFollow service, until such a time as the service has proven to be reliably interoperable. If it does, jump on board!

instant message  which physical device or instant message software a person is using. The service allows users to maintain constant communication with their preferred Internet friends and/or business colleagues and clients. While iFollow claims interoperability between all Instant Messaging services, we expect AOL to cut iFollow's service off immediately (Probability 90%). Nonetheless, through interoperability with the majority of IM services available on the Internet today, iFollow users will be able to interact with Read More

E-mail Encryption: Protecting Data in Transit


Secure Mail is a plug-in that integrates into Microsoft Outlook. The main functions of Secure Mail are provided in the toolbar or the menu. It’s possible to pre-assign various setup options before the software is rolled out, which can be locked so that the user can no longer change the default settings. Learn more about the main properties of Secure Mail and get an overview of the possible configurations the product offers.

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Telligent Community 7.5 and Telligent Enterprise 4.5 with Telligent Analytics 4.0: New Updates


Telligent has announced the release of new capabilities for two of its enterprise social community software solutions: Telligent Community and Telligent Enterprise. A new version of Telligent Analytics was released at the same time. Both Telligent Community and Telligent Enterprise include similar sets of new functionality: real-time alerts, a new message center with instant

instant message  new message center with instant messaging, social ideation, and social login enhanced with Google and Microsoft Live Connect. Telligent Analytics was significantly enhanced with: Dynamic Content Discovery : unveils pertinent content to users based on community analytics, which looks for materials that are similar to what users are engaging with; Tailored Network Suggestions : connects people with similar interests to each other and suggests connections; Shared Social Insights : the ability to share Read More

What CRM Should Have Taught IT (although not getting the message is not entirely IT's fault)


IT hasn't properly supported CRM because it hasn't understood either its importance or its requirements. The advent of CRM exacerbated a serious, pre-existing condition, rather than CRM creating the condition. Bottom line-gathering business requirements for technology support should no longer be IT's problem. It's up to business to gather and communicate business requirements for technology support. And business-siders don’t need to understand technology to accomplish this, either, because this is 2003, not 1993.

instant message  CRM Should Have Taught IT (although not getting the message is not entirely IT's fault) What CRM Should Have Taught IT (although not getting the message is not entirely IT's fault) Featured Author - Dick Lee - May 1, 2003 Introduction Sort of unsettling statement, What CRM taught IT, no? Almost preposterous to think that CRM, the trouble-making, technology low-life that's made so many messes, could have anything to teach IT. After all, CRM isn't real technology. Or only barely so. Heck, lift the Read More

Make Faster, Smarter Business Decisions


Find out how to get the information you needwhen you need itin the sap white paper how instant, accurate information can drive your competitive edge.

instant message  SAP white paper How Instant, Accurate Information Can Drive Your Competitive Edge . Start making better decisions today.   For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: 514-954-3665, ext. 367. Read More

The Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Two: The Channel


One of the most effective and efficient ways to develop a successful marketing position for B2B software is to begin with the sales channel, especially if you have limited time and resources.

instant message  Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Two: The Channel Introduction It may seem counter-intuitive, but when it comes to successful market positioning for business to business (B2B) software, the best place to start is usually in the middle, with your sales channel. The channel connects you to the other crucial Cs of positioning—the customer and the competition . In this article, Part Two of this multipart series, we'll explore what you can learn from your channel, and how to use information from it Read More

BoldFish’s Opt-In E-Mail Delivery System ~ ‘Oh My That’s Fast!’


BoldFish will deliver the message faster and more reliably than any other opt-in mail delivery system on the market today.

instant message  Opt-In E-Mail Delivery System ~ ‘Oh My That’s Fast!’ BoldFish’s Opt-In E-Mail Delivery System ~ 'Oh My That's Fast!' P. Hayes - September 22, 2000 Product Background BoldFish is the first company to tackle the e-mail problem on an Internet scale and at speeds, which will support even the largest of electronic mailing and distribution sites. The company has developed a number of advanced technologies for delivering, managing, personalizing, and commerce-enabling vast numbers of e-mail Read More

Social Networking and Opportunities in the Public Sector


Some social networking tools, such as e-mail and instant messaging, are already used in the public sector. Emerging tools, such as blogs and wikis, can also be beneficial, allowing more efficient sharing of information, and greater input in decision-making processes. But, there are also headaches involved in managing security issues. Learn about the advantages and how to avoid the disadvantages of new collaboration tools.

instant message  such as e-mail and instant messaging, are already used in the public sector. Emerging tools, such as blogs and wikis, can also be beneficial, allowing more efficient sharing of information, and greater input in decision-making processes. But, there are also headaches involved in managing security issues. Learn about the advantages and how to avoid the disadvantages of new collaboration tools. Read More

Dynamic Network Services


Dyn solutions are at the core of Internet Performance. Through traffic management, message management and performance assurance, Dyn is connecting people through the Internet and ensuring information gets where it needs to go, fast and reliably.

instant message  Network Services Dyn solutions are at the core of Internet Performance. Through traffic management, message management and performance assurance, Dyn is connecting people through the Internet and ensuring information gets where it needs to go, fast and reliably. Read More

SAP's Dr. Peter Barth on Client/Server and Database Issues with SAP R/3


To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed Dr. Peter Barth, Technology Marketing Manager for SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture and database management used by the SAP R/3 Enterprise Resource Planning suite of products.

instant message  s Dr. Peter Barth on Client/Server and Database Issues with SAP R/3 Event Summary To answer questions for a Technology Evaluation Center customer, a large utility in the northeastern United States, TEC interviewed Dr. Peter Barth, Technology Marketing Manager for SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany. Dr. Barth works for Corporate Technology Marketing, where his main focus is basis technology, the Business Framework and new technologies. After graduating from the Universities of Nancy in France and Saarbruecken, Read More

The Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Three: Get Your Channel Involved


If there's a disconnect between your channel and your marketing team, neither will reach their full potential. In this column, you’ll see how involving your channel in the positioning process is a key ingredient in successful marketing and sales.

instant message  Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Three: Get Your Channel Involved The Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Three: Get Your Channel Involved Featured Author - Lawson Abinanti - March 7, 2005 Get Your Channel Involved In Positioning. It's Good For Both Of You. If there's a disconnect between your channel and your marketing team, neither will reach their full potential. In this column, you'll see how involving your channel in the positioning process is a key ingredient in successful marketing Read More

Witty and viral marketing of enterprise applications?


Reading in-flight magazines and running through airports today, we can see advertising for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, but it is always a serious stuff (albeit well done and to the point), such as "Best run businesses run on SAP" (or so). Nowadays, however, if we go to the virtual online, social-networking world (with viral marketing and advertising at its core), we can even find

instant message  and viral marketing of enterprise applications? Reading in-flight magazines and running through airports today, we can see advertising for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, but it is always a serious stuff (albeit well done and to the point), such as Best run businesses run on SAP (or so). Nowadays, however, if we go to the virtual online, social-networking world (with viral marketing and advertising at its core), we can even find attempts at humor in marketing ERP. To see what I mean, Read More