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Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Radicati Group Survey Finds That Fighting Spam Is Still the Top Concern of Corporate Organizations

The Radicati Group, Inc.‘s latest study, “Messaging and Collaboration Corporate Survey, 2005-2006” finds that many organizations are still struggling with spam.  Despite several years of aggressive anti-spam product development, many companies are still not satisfied with their anti-spam solutions.

Of the top four messaging priorities reported by companies (spam, spyware, email archiving and viruses), three relate to security issues.

Most respondents (67%) want an anti-spam solution that does more than just anti-spam, such as anti-virus, compliance, email encryption, and more.
Overall, 13% of companies indicated they are not happy with their current messaging platform.
Almost half (48%) of companies surveyed indicated they have an email archiving solution in place, which is up significantly from 25% last year.
Only 10% of companies surveyed indicated they have deployed an Identity Management Suite; however, we expect strong growth in this emerging market, as 42% of those without an Identity Management solution indicated interest in buying one.

Posted on 07/05