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Now held three times a year, in New York, Prague, and Silicon Valley, the organizing principle of each International Virtualization Conference & Expo remains the same: our aim is to ensure, through an intense and carefully chosen program of technical and strategic breakout sessions, that attending delegates leave each Conference with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization, helping them to maximize performance, minimize cost and improve the efficiency and flexibility of their Enterprise IT endeavors. The Call for Papers for the 7th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA, on November 2- 4, 2009, is currently still open. The submissions URL is here, and the deadline for submissions is June 30, 2009. Topics welcomed include every aspect of virtualization. For example: ... (more)

Appcelerator Acquires Aptana

"We are excited to introduce Aptana’s millions of developers to the mobile innovation wave that we have been riding and supporting as a company over the past two years," said Jeff Haynie (pictured), CEO of Appcelerator, as Appcelerator this week announced its acquisition of Aptana, the leading integrated development environment (IDE) for building web applications. “We have always focused on enabling the best possible native application experience,” Haynie, continued, adding: "This announcement furthers that vision by empowering our growing community of developers to build, test, and deploy native, cloud-connected mobile applications faster and with higher quality than ever before." Appcelerator is considered to lead the industry in cross-platform development, with tens of millions of users using over 10,000 native iOS, Android and desktop applications. In addition, wi... (more)

Mimecast Launches Next Generation Email Security

Mimecast, a supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, has today announced that it is launching the next generation of Mimecast Email Security, bringing new functionality to users and IT departments to deliver unprecedented control and flexibility. The new features are designed to boost productivity and address a growing appetite for end user autonomy while still affording the IT department full visibility of the organisation's email security. Designed to combine increased flexibility with industry-leading security, the new functionality within Mimecast Email Security allows users to manage their own security settings on a per-message basis, in combination with centralised controls that allow the IT department to activate features and permissions for specific individuals or groups. This functionality includ... (more)

Mimecast Brings Secure Enterprise Cloud Services to Mac Users

Launches Mimecast for Mac and upgrades Large File Send London, U.K. - 2nd April, 2014 - Mimecast the leading cloud email security, archiving and continuity service, has brought its suite of products to enterprise Mac users via a new native app, Mimecast for Mac. The firm also has announced major improvements to its popular Large File Send product. Both are available now. New - Mimecast for Mac Mimecast for Mac enables enterprise users to benefit from the ease of use and range of cloud services previously limited to Microsoft Outlook for Windows or web portal users. This native app gives Mac users full access to their email when their primary service goes down, fast search of everything in their personal email archive, and spam management. It also enables them to send securely large files with Mimecast Large File Send. IT administrators also get the ease and cost bene... (more)

New Mimecast Service Disarms Spear Phishing Threat

Targeted Threat Protection joins suite of cloud security services for email London, UK -April 28th, 2014 - Mimecast, a leading cloud email security provider, has announced Targeted Threat Protection a new service to protect enterprises from the growing risk they face from spear phishing. These are targeted attacks using embedded malicious URLs or links in email that appear to come from a 'trusted' or known individual that then compromise an organisation's security when clicked. Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection scans all URLs in inbound email every time they are clicked by the end-user to ensure the linked site is clean and risk free. If the user attempts to visit an 'at risk' site, they are warned or automatically barred from viewing it. This protection will be provided on all devices used for their enterprise email account including smartphones and tablets whethe... (more)

Permanent General Assurance Corporation Saves Over $100,000 Annually with Mimecast Unified Email Management Solution

Mimecast®, a holistic email management company offering SaaS-based email archiving, continuity, security and policy control, today announced that Permanent General Assurance Corporation, a leading auto insurer, estimates it saved over $100,000 by implementing the company’s unified email management solution rather than purchasing, implementing and maintaining on-premise offerings. Email plays a critical role within Permanent General’s sales, marketing and services departments—performing business functions such as tracking claims, renewals and responses to inbound sales leads. Data backup for the company’s 600 email users was handled through a time-consuming process that relied on the IT staff to perform daily and full weekly backups to tape. The huge amount of data being stored caused frequent failures during backup, which led Permanent General’s Manager of Network ... (more)

The Radicati Group Releases "Information Archiving Market, 2012-2016"

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/25/12 -- The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "Information Archiving Market, 2012-2016," offers an in-depth analysis of the market for on-premises and cloud-based Information Archiving products and services. The report provides detailed market size, installed base and revenue market share by vendor, four year forecasts and breakouts out by region and business size for the Information Archiving market. It also provides email traffic and storage statistics, a summary of worldwide legislation and a detailed analysis of key market players, including: ArcMail, EMC, Global Relay, Google, HP-Autonomy, IBM, Microsoft, Mimecast, OpenText, Proofpoint, Smarsh, Symantec, and USA.NET. Information archiving products and solutions provide interactive, long-term storage of electronic business content, including: email, instant messages, soci... (more)

U.S. ITU Ambassador and U.S. Cybersecurity Policy Advisor to Address M3AAWG 26th General Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/03/12 -- High ranking U.S. officials will discuss the administration's cybersecurity policies at the October M3AAWG general meeting with U.S. Department of State Ambassador Phil Verveer addressing proposals to add cybersecurity to the International Telecommunications Regulations and Senior Policy Advisor Ari Schwartz focusing on the government's promotion of industry best practices. Other topics at the Baltimore meeting of the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group will include expert panels on sharing industry data to protect consumers, botnet issues, current mobile threats and other anti-abuse issues. The keynotes come at a time when the 193 country members of the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) will review its role in overseeing network security at the December 2012 World Conference on Internat... (more)

Mimecast Triples Size of U.S. Partner Base

Mimecast, the leading supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange, Hosted Exchange and Office 365, today announced it has tripled the size of its U.S. partner base in the past year and aims for a 100 percent North America channel focus within the next 18 months. Since extending its global partner program in North America earlier this year, Mimecast is focused on offering its partners comprehensive resources and support needed to integrate Mimecast cloud solutions within their offerings and strengthen their business. Currently, Mimecast has a customer renewal rate of 97 percent and experienced nearly 70 percent year-over-year growth in active partners, which included adding new partners Softchoice, SHI, KiZAN, Bear Data Solutions and FusionStorm. At this time, the U.S. channel accounts for 24 percent of Mimecast’s North Am... (more)

M3AAWG San Francisco Meeting Addresses Latest Messaging Security Ranging From Mobile Malware to DDoS Attacks

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- With the variety of devices in use today and the pervasive connectivity available to users, malware could easily get the upper hand on many networks without corrective measures. The Feb. 19-21 M3AAWG 27th General Meeting in San Francisco will focus on helping the industry develop the necessary strategies to protect end-users from the latest messaging abuses, whatever the abuse vector or device that is targeted. The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group meeting will offer six sessions focusing specifically on emerging mobile malware and security issues along with presentations on computer bot research, international cybersecurity efforts, social media issues and other topics. There will also be three tracks of security-related training on Feb. 18. Recognizing the need for cross-industry cooperation wit... (more)

M3AAWG Releases Comprehensive DMARC Training Videos to Fight Email Spoofing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- As the DMARC authentication specification gains broader adoption, M3AAWG has released a free series of videos to help the industry implement and understand the value of the anti-phishing technology. The M3AAWG DMARC Training Series provides almost two and half hours of instruction from DMARC.org technical experts, including information for both domain owners who want to protect their brands from "spoofing" and for ISPs or mailbox providers who want to protect end-users from fraudulent messages. The M3AAWG DMARC Training Series includes six 15 to 40 minute segments originally presented as a training session by Michael Adkins, M3AAWG Co-Vice Chairman and DMARC.org member, and Paul Midgen, DMARC.org co-chair, during a M3AAWG meeting in October 2012. The series provides general background on the DMARC (Domain-based Messa... (more)