This chapter provides an overview of the factors facing messaging implementations today, how messaging systems are being used, what messaging trends within enterprises are, future uses of messaging currently being developed, and so forth. This chapter provides the basis for establishing messaging as a mission-critical system within the enterprise and exposes you to issues that you may not currently be considering. This chapter contains the following topics:
Number of Devices
Number of Messages
Average Message Size
Security and Privacy
Electronic messaging, or email as it is more commonly referred to, is becoming more of a mission-critical network service every year. It is doubtful ...