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- From: Matthew Black
- Date: Sat Dec 03 02:16:14 2005
On Fri, 02 Dec 2005 19:09:23 -0500
Jim Popovitch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Joseph S D Yao wrote:
Because they are "forced" or "told" to by their MIS department? Sometimes
the blind do lead the blind...and the blind follow (who's leading?) :-)
Why would anyone not trolling for viruses use MS mail products, Chris?
It's also worth pointing out that MS mail products generally include a lot
more functionality than just email. Calendaring and workflow are in high
demands. Give MIS departments a better product and they will use it.
What makes MS products so wonderful is they include much more
functionality than many other products.
What makes MS products so horrible is that the add functionality
by making users' systems vulnerable to security threats under
the guise of helpfulness (e.g., VB scripting, auto preview in
We too saw a large surge in e-mail bounces hitting our site.
Our IronPort e-mail gateways are configured to drop viruses
laden and undeliverable messages rather than bounce them to
the victimized "from" sender.
Why Fortune-500 e-mail administrators cannot figure out this
one is confounding. How about a nice article in WSJ, Fortune,
or Forbes which lists the companies with misconfigured systems
so investors are informed as to the IT infrastructure of their
"If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem."
california state university, long beach