Email & Instant Messaging

As businesses embrace digital communication methods to streamline supply chains, tension is growing between two different types of automated information exchange. Application programming interfaces (APIs) are vying with electronic data interchange (EDI) for supremacy, especially in industries where businesses exchange high volumes of information.

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google for unlawful monopolisation. The department says Google’s conduct harms competition and consumers, and reduces the ability of new innovative companies to develop and compete. It’s the most important monopolisation case in the US since 1998, when the DoJ brought proceedings against Microsoft.

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed a lawsuit accusing Google of using “anticompetitive tactics to maintain and extend its monopolies in the markets” for search and advertising. It is the most significant antitrust case since the US government took on Microsoft in 1998 for using its dominant position as the provider of the Windows operating system to force PC makers to bundle its Internet Explorer web browser.

Colligo has announced the launch of Colligo Content Manager for Microsoft 365, expanding the email capture and SharePoint collaboration capabilities it delivers to organizations using Microsoft 365 Outlook and SharePoint Online.

Swiss cyber security firm GlobeX Data has opened an office in Sydney, Australia in order to service the Australia and New Zealand markets.

DocsCorp has announced the release of cleanDocs Enterprise, the latest addition to its email security solution for preventing the #1 source of unintended data breaches worldwide: human error. cleanDocs is claimed to be the only solution to provide both email recipient checking and metadata cleaning in a single Outlook add-in. 

Colligo has been acquired by a private equity investor Olbia Software, which is led by CEO Tim Brady (and who will lead Colligo moving forward).

A Commonwealth Ombudsman's inquiry into Australia's National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), triggered by a surge in complaints over the time taken to process requests for assistive technology by the disabled, has zeroed in on records and email management practices as a source of delay.

Maintaining full control over the multifaceted email communication channel, with all its intricacies, is becoming more complex every day. This not only applies to the high-performance routing required within company networks. Critical business issues such as process automation are also becoming increasingly difficult to cover with standardized solutions.

A WA Local Government Authority and an Australian private school with 1200 students have each turned to SafeGuard Cyber to manage security and compliance following a huge surge in Teams and social messaging during the COVID-19 pandemic.