DYS Ships New Version of Email CONTROL! for Microsoft Exchange

DYS Analytics has shipped a new version of its Email CONTROL! for Microsoft Exchange software. Adding major new unique features that continually measure the real-time health of the entire messaging system from the end-user's perspective, ECX is the first Exchange management solution that combines sophisticated usage analysis with real-time alerts. ECX provides IT staff with critical information needed to ensure high availability, email policy compliance and potential email misuse identification.

With worldwide daily email traffic up 26 percent in Q1 2006 since the prior quarter1, organizations are struggling to keep their messaging systems performing well. ECX helps organizations quickly assess how email is performing, who is using the system, and how it is being used. The product delivers both real-time and historical views of Exchange messaging traffic information that is not provided by Exchange. Deployed easily, without the need to install agents or software any Exchange server, ECX quickly helps resolve operational issues while providing the needed insight for strategic initiatives such as platform upgrades/migrations and server consolidations.

ECX also helps firms with seemingly mundane email issues, such as the ECX customer whose technician accidentally unplugged a network connection. The ECX HealthTrack feature flagged the problem and the cable was reconnected before a single user noticed Internet email had stopped flowing. Another ECX customer benefits by establishing one aspect of SOX compliancy confirming that employees in corporate finance positions, who have left the company, have their mailbox truly removed.

The new ECX version includes HealthTrack - an innovative testing feature that measures the health of the entire messaging system from the end-user's perspective based on delivery times and performance. Unlike SNMP and MOM -based products HealthTrack measures end-to-end message delivery times for its automatically generated probe emails. If probes are delivered late or not at all, HealthTrack issues alerts. This allows the admin to immediately know when something has gone awry, and immediately correct it like the unplugged cable example above.

In addition, the HealthTrack feature graphically displays how email is routed throughout the network and highlights the location of email trouble-spots in real time so Exchange managers can take immediate and focused steps to repair the network.

As with earlier versions, ECX provides a rich set of graphical analysis features and reporting templates from information stored deep inside the server. With ECX, IT staff readily gain the insight they need to:
* Speed Help-Desk Resolution
* Confirm Server Real-time Status, Balance Server Loads
* Cleanup Mailboxes
* Create and enforce email policies
* Confirm Service Level Compliance
* Enhance security
* Budget for capacity.

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