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Quick Takes: Mentor adds iNotes instruction

Mentor Communications releases a multi-media learning tool for iNotes; F-Secure's new anti-virus software includes an e-mail attachment filter, among other Domino-related announcements.

Mentor releases iNotes learning tool

Norwalk, Conn.-based Mentor Communications Group has released Mentor for IBM Lotus iNotes Web Access, a multimedia tool to help users learn the product. Mentor for Lotus iNotes Web Access is designed to stream from a company's server at a connection speed as low as 28.8 Kpbs and delivers real-time multimedia instantly to the desktop without downloading, the company said.

Mentor already has learning options for other Lotus offerings, including Notes, Sametime, QuickPlace and TeamRoom. Mentor customers include Verizon, DuPont, Goodyear Tire and IBM.

Mentor Communications Group

F-Secure adds attachment filter to anti-virus software

F-Secure, a Helsinki, Finland-headquartered security software firm, has released F-Secure Anti-Virus for Internet Mail 6.0, which contains new features to protect e-mail from viruses, worms and Trojan horses. This version lets administrators define the types of e-mail attachments that can pass through firewalls and mail servers. For instance, the software allows companies to keep out attachment types like .exe and .vbs.

Administrators running the software could also filter out non-work-related e-mails that include, for example, pictures and multimedia files. F-Secure Anti-Virus for Internet Mail 6.0 is priced at $22.50 per 100 users, with volume discounts at various levels.


Cordant releases tool for logging and archiving enterprise instant messages

Cordant Inc., a Bellvue, Wash.-based enterprise instant messaging (IM) software firm, has released the first product associated with its platform for enabling businesses to communicate with their customers via IM. IMScribe, targeted specifically at Microsoft Exchange users, lets enterprises log, archive, view and monitor Microsoft Exchange instant messaging communications. It will be part of the patent-pending Cordant Enterprise Server.

IMScribe features a three-tiered scalable architecture designed for production IM environments and servers. It has been beta tested at more than 10 Fortune 500 organizations, Cordant said.


Former Lotus exec lands job at Presence Online

Boston-based Web content management and integrated solutions group Presence Online has appointed David Morland its chief operating officer responsible for global operations. Morland's background includes seven years with Lotus Professional Services (LPS) Asia Pacific, where he became managing director in 1998.

The Lotus Web Content Management Solution relies heavily on technology from Presence Online. It includes Presence's Aptrix, a suite of products for distributed Web content management and personalization services.

Presence Online

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