Blogs and wikis have moved past the flashy tech bling phase and are now settling in as core elements of the enterprise collaboration infrastructure. Two enterprise content management vendors are helping drive this evolution, bolstering their platforms with security and auditing functions designed to preserve the sparkle of blogs and wikis while making the content safe for the enterprise.
Stories by Cathleen Moore
In celebration of its one-year anniversary, the Google Mini search appliance is getting a teensy bit bigger. Google is expected to announce today two new versions of the Mini that double and triple the capacity of the existing appliance.
IBM plans to announce support for the ODF standard in an upcoming release of its Workplace Managed Client application this week.
Fast Search & Transfer has joined the crowded desktop search arena with its release this week of the Fast Personal Search Platform (PSP).
Phishing is hooking more victims as the e-mail fraud attacks become more sophisticated and prevalent.
The number of worm and virus attacks crashing into corporations through IM is skyrocketing. This unsettling trend is forcing enterprise IT managers to finally get serious about securing corporate networks against IM malware.
SMBs looking for an easy solution for instant messaging will get access this week to a new secure business-grade IM appliance from Jabber. On Tuesday, Jabber will ship its JabberNow appliance, which the company says can allow SMBs and enterprise workgroups to set up secure IM in about 15 minutes.
Google's entry last week into the IM space gave a high-profile shot in the arm to the open IM protocol XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol). The decision to base Google Talk on the XML-based XMPP framework -- combined with Google's considerable market clout -- could shake up stalled IM interoperability efforts, or at the very least gives a big lift to a grassroots Internet standard.
Whether the content streams are eventually called RSS ,Web feeds or some other name, a key design goal of the forthcoming Internet Explorer 7 is to let users easily subscribe to blogs and websites via Really Simple Syndication (RSS).
IBM and Avaya announced a partnership on Wednesday designed to bring integrated audio and VOIP to Big Blue's e-mail, IM, and Web conferencing products.
Fast Search & Transfer (FAST) by the end of the year plans to launch its entry into the hot market for desktop search as well as deliver an update to its Fast Enterprise Search Platform (ESP).
Yahoo on Monday announced it has acquired Pixoria, a maker of mini applications, or widgets, that be customised to provide information such as Wi-Fi signal strength, stock prices, and traffic conditions.
Interwoven and Sun Microsystems expanded an existing partnership on Wednesday with an announcement that Sun will resell Interwoven's line of ECM products.
The business-networking site provider LinkedIn on Tuesday launched an organizational directory service for groups such as professional organizations, alumni associations, and industry-conference organizers.
Netli on Monday rolled out a new service designed to speed the delivery of Web-services traffic over the Internet.