We are always interested in talking to IT professionals about their business IT needs and how they provide solutions for their business users. We want to learn how we can continue to develop valuable services that are relevant to the needs of businesses today and the IT staffs that support them. That’s why, during the week of October 19-23, I will be at the Gartner Symposium IT Expo in Orlando, FL and SpiceWorld 2009 in Austin, TX (Hosted by Spiceworks) representing Rackspace Email & Apps.
Many blog posts have written about the share shift of email toward social media apps, like Facebook. A post on ReadWriteWeb yesterday attempts to explain this. But, this is not a race to zero for email—especially in the business world. Why? Because businesses want to have their employees digitally communicate using a corporate email account and, in some cases, are legally obligated to do so.