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Osterman Research was founded by Michael Osterman in 2001. Since
that time, the company has become one of the leading analyst firms
in the messaging and collaboration space, providing research,
analysis, white papers and other services to companies like
Microsoft, America Online, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo!, Network
Appliance, Iron Mountain, Postini, Hewlett Packard and many others.
The core of Osterman Research's capabilities is its market research
panel of IT professionals and end users that are regularly surveyed
on a variety of topics related to email, instant messaging, spam,
collaboration, security, storage, archiving, data retention,
compliance and other areas. This continually updated knowledge base
of information from decision makers and influencers helps Osterman
Research to understand developments and gain insight into the trends
that affect its clients.