• Open-source IM firm works in .NET, Linux

    A company called Tipic doesn't have a typical take on instant messaging. The firm thinks IM should be open to everyone. With that in mind, Tipic has announced that its server software will work in both .NET Server and Linux platforms.

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  • Pricing released for Microsoft IM product

    Microsoft has released pricing details for its Office Live Communications Server 2003, but it hasn't commented on when the corporate IM product will go to manufacturing.

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  • Enterprise IM has dues to pay

    Everyone's getting the message now -- IM is going to be big business. But this well-established personal tool has many dues to pay before it becomes a mainstream business tool.

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  • What IM solution is best for users that don’t sit at the same computer the whole day?

    I am interested in implementing an enterprise IM system. We have about 20 users and they move around a lot. They do not sit at the same computer the whole day. Are there any specific messaging solutions that I should consider?

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  • Spotlight lights the way to low-stress beta testing

    Quest Software's Spotlight product helped Del Rey Technologies pinpoint exactly where problems might lay during the in-house scalability testing of their Instant Messaging product. Much time was saved through this method and productivity increased.

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  • Companies at a crossroads on instant messaging

    Instant messaging has gone over so well at home, it's bound to make its way into the office. But corporate IM still has some maturing to do before it's ready to get down to business.

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  • Users voice instant messaging concerns, part 2

    When IT managers take the necessary steps to block users from connecting to consumer-based IM systems, they are saving themselves from a security nightmare, said IM expert Jeremy Dies. It's a fact of life, he said, that consumer IM technologies, such as AOL Instant Messenger, lack many of the...

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  • How do I judge the appropriateness of software in the workplace?

    Considering privacy, what kind of software programs do you think are appropriate in the workplace? Should instant messengers be allowed for employees? How much control should an employer have over employees?

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  • Blocking AOL and Yahoo instant messaging traffic

    How would one block AOL or Yahoo IM traffic to the corporate desktop to control users' abuse of these services? We are on an NT domain using Windows XP Pro at the desktop.

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  • Microsoft’s corporate IM: Necessary or knee-jerk?

    AOL did it, Yahoo did it, now Microsoft has done it -- the corporate ping thing. This week Redmond unveiled MSN Messenger Connect for Enterprises, a corporate IM tool. But wait, isn't enterprise IM Greenwich's business? Why come out with this now? MS might think you're itching for corporate IM...

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