"Jabber.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Webb Interactive Services,
Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBB), today announced it has reached a multi-faceted
instant messaging (IM) training and certification agreement with
Kaivo, a leading open source solutions provider. The agreement
creates the first Jabber Instant Message Training Program and
Certified Developers Network."
"Under the agreement, Kaivo will develop and deliver
Jabber.com training for both the operation and development of the
Jabber platform. Training will include a one-day introductory
course designed for IT and MIS professionals who wish to install,
operate and maintain a Jabber instant messaging system and a
two-day session designed for programmers who wish to develop new
applications for the Jabber XML messaging platform."
"Applications are essential to driving demand for commercial
grade servers," said Andre Durand, founder and general manager of
Jabber.com. "This move establishes Jabber.com as the premiere
provider of enterprise training, services and expertise surrounding
the Jabber platform. We selected Kaivo because of their focus on
open source enterprise solutions, making them one of the best
possible partners to help expand our educational offerings."