[FoRK] Google Buys Postini: $625M

Justin Mason <jm at jmason.org> on Tue Jul 10 02:16:05 PDT 2007

Aaron Burt writes:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 11:12:55AM -0700, Ian Andrew Bell wrote:
> > It's about the archiving, not the anti-spam.
> > http://www.ianbell.com/2007/07/09/google-buys-postini/
> 
> Huh.  SOx compliance makes things interesting, dunnit?  Guess I better
> start marketing a transparent drop-in SOx collector for email, IM and
> web-chat traffic.  Charge by the GB-month and watch the dollars roll in.
> (Maybe charge extra for discovery?)

Yep.  Postini is the world leader in adding bureaucratic crap to corporate
email at the gateway, and Google has probably lost sales because of this:

http://richi.co.uk/blog/2007/07/google-acquires-postini.html

--j.

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