Instant Messaging Planet: A Corporate-Friendly Makeover for Open-Source IM
Mar 28, 2003, 22:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"The open-source IM movement stands to gain from a new,
graphical front-end for installing and configuring the JabberD
"Released by the not-for-profit Jabber Software Foundation this
week, the JabberD Quickstart executable represents a big step for
the open-source JabberD server, the most widely deployed
open-source IM server.
"JabberD relies on the XML-based Extensible Messaging and
Presence Protocol (XMPP), supporters of which have been struggling
to get traction in enterprises, amid heavily entrenched competition
from the likes of IBM Lotus Sametime and Microsoft Exchange, a host
of startups, and the public IM networks--who are busily promoting
enterprise offerings of their own..."