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Instant Messaging in the Enterprise with Openfire

Jun 05, 2011, 17:02 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Lee Schlesinger for this link. ]

"Many companies, fearing IM's adverse affect on productivity, tweak their corporate firewalls to block all ports ferrying IM traffic. A better approach is to control the IM server by bringing it in-house.

"Openfire implements most of the features of the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol. XMPP is one of the most popular protocols for powering an IM server. It serves more than 10 million users worldwide and is the base upon which Google Talk is built. "

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