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Spam isn't the bane of just email inboxes; it pollutes website comments and discussion forums, too. Akismet helps automatically keep the spammers and bots at bay, leaving the good stuff that real people contribute.
"This is a must-have for blogs that allow users to comment on posts," said Leslie Handmaker, senior marketing manager at Next Day Flyers. "It weeds out all the spam, and there is a ton of it." She's not exaggerating; Akismet recently blocked more than 97 million spam comments across all user sites -- in a single day. It has blocked more than 77 billion messages since the service launched.
SaaS As Innovation Driver?Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
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