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Text Instant Messaging History.

Text instant messaging is considered as the fastest and most reliable way of communication. It has taken global distribution and has attracted billions of IM users.

SMS messaging or commonly called texting is the process of sending short messages from a mobile phone. The latest mobile phones are capable of sending as much as 20 pages containing 160 characters. These messages are commonly called SMS, texts or text messages.

Text messaging technology uses an SMS gateway to hook up any mobile SMS service to an existing instant message service, Word Wide Web, PDA devices, personal computers and to any landline phone.
Some devices with Bluetooth devices can connect to a mobile phone similar to a modem sending SMS through wireless networks. SMS have been widely used with either GSM or non GSM systems.

Basically, text messaging intends to provide a means of sending message to one person to another no matter where they are as long as there is signal coverage from the mobile providers. This servic…

Instant LAN chat for network. Batch Chat.

Do you have a Local Area Network in Office or Home and wanna chat over it? If you don't like so-called LAN chat messengers and other instant messaging software. Meet Batch Chat, it is a tiny standalone tool that does the job for you in the most easiest way. It has a simple-to-use-text-editor-type of-interface.

Just copy this *.exe file in the Shared Folder and you are ready to start. There is only one simple file that required to be copied and there is no need for configuration of any kind. Users who want to chat can simply go to the Shared Folder on the Network and open Batch Chat, in other words, everyone needs to be accessing the same file.

There is no limit on the number of people that can join, but is better suited for a small group(10-15 people). Chat room members will be alerted each time a new user joins the chat.

Note: Make sure that everyone on the network has the drive mapped to the Shared Folder.

Users can also join multiple chat rooms, just copy this file to some other fo…

How To Use Instant Messaging Securely?

Instant messaging communication software is getting a wide used techonology tool for both home, school, and office. This IM tool always its user to communicate in real-time and gain important information quickly. However, using instant messaging software securely is significant to keep this tool effective.

Anonymous and Instant Messaging

Instant messaging (IM) only requires two users, two computers, and a specific time. It does not require looking at a person or any identity code so anyone can use this tool. This means a person can logged on and indicate that she is a young, single woman from Idaho when she is a married, man in France so it is important to use common sense.

You should not reveal any personal information such as your name, address, place of employment, or favorite, local hang outs. This information can be used by someone who has malicious intentions and cause problems with your peace of mind.
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Are You Ready to Secure Your Company’s Instant Messaging Communications?

Technology is often a step or two ahead of an IT staff’s ability to control it. That has certainly been the case with some recent communications advances. Increasingly small and medium businesses are recognizing that they need to monitor their employees’ instant messaging conversations, and in response, various vendors have been moving to deliver such services.

Concentric, a business unit of carrier XO Communications, announced Concentric Business Messenger, a real-time instant messaging security service. Increasingly, businesses need to keep a record of all of their communications. One factor driving the need to secure IM conversations is recent regulations, such as Sarbanes Oxley and the U.S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. IM has evolved into quick and easy way to reach another person, however, much of the interest in IM has come from the consumer market. So the challenge for small and medium businesses is to pinpoint who might be using these services and then monitor and perhaps …

Concentric Offers Secure Instant Messaging for Small and Medium Sized Businesses.

SAN JOSE, CA - Concentric® presented the start of Concentric Business Messenger, an enterprise-class, encrypted, fully managed instant messaging and collaboration solution designed for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Concentric Business Instant Messenger helps employees communicate more efficiently using real-time instant messaging software without the security risks of a public chat service. All communications via Concentric Business Messenger are encrypted with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) giving SMBs security comparable to online banking applications. Unlike public chat services, Business Instant Messenger allows IT managers to take control of instant messaging by restricting communications just to people in the organization, ensuring that information shared is secure and private.

“Concentric Business Messenger is part of our continued strategy to provide our SMB customers with enterprise-class applications at affordable prices,” said Craig Collins, president of Concentric. “…

Instant Messenger client. Free Browser Based Ajax IM.

Ajax Instant Messenger ("asynchronous javascript and xml instant messenger") is a browser-based instant messaging client. It uses AJAX to create a near real-time IM environment that can be used in conjunction with community, intranet, and social websites. No refreshing of the page is ever needed for this "web application" to work, as everything is updated in real-time via JavaScript.

Updates in version 3.41:

* Remove Buddy button now works properly
* Minor bug fixes

Updates in version 3.4:

* Fixed popup.php Include Path, Bold, Italic, and Underline errors (Issue #116, Issue #111, Issue #91).
* Added option to disable the register ability.
* Multiple releases (YUI Compression, Full Source).
* Blocked buddies are now blocked when they should be (Issue #112).
* Added buddy icons (Issue #92).
* Added context/right-click menus (Issue #12).
* Added buddy profiles (Issue #13).
* Added Lingo-Replacement feature, can be used with multiple languag…

Desktop Alerting Solution for LAN and WAN: NetSupport Notify 2.0

NetSupport Notify is a network solution allowing instant and reliable delivery of notifications and alerts across a LAN or WAN to both Windows and Mac desktops.

The philosophy of NetSupport Notify is to supply a simple and effective solution to allow administrators within an corporation to reliably deliver key notifications to all users across an enterprise without concern for network topology and to provide accurate records of message delivery and acknowledgement.

Unlike typical LAN-based messaging solutions, NetSupport Notify provides a dedicated local notification gateway(s) that allow seamless message delivery across multiple network segments or dispersed sites without the need for network modifications or switch configuration. A true mass notification system.

A focused software solution for on-demand desktop alerts, emergency notifications, popup alerting and one-way messaging needs. Contact specific user departments or thousands of users across an enterprise in seconds. NetSupport …

Unified Communications (UC) Review: Cisco.

Unified communications (UC) is a fast growing and evolving market, with fresh products and solutions announced on what seems to be a daily basis. The unified communications (UC) market is composed of various elements and components, provided by a variety of vendors. There are several groups of players in the enterprise UC arena, all coming from different directions: the switch, business IM and presence, messaging, mobile devices, conferencing/collaboration, applications and so on.

The vendors are approaching UC from various angles, and enterprises need to figure out which approach makes the most sense for their particular environment. For example, most of the switch vendors view the IP PBX as the starting point for UC capabilities. Cisco's approach is based on the converged IP network, while IBM views presence as the starting point, and Microsoft sees the desktop as the heart of UC. All of these approaches make sense and have pros and cons, and companies need to determine which fit…

SIP Trunk Solution. 8el Prefers Squire Technologies.

8el, an established communications provider focused on managed solutions, including VoIP, ISP services, LAN and WAN infrastructure for UK businesses, has chosen a SIP trunking solution from UK-based Squire Technologies.

Squire Technologies has been offering SIP trunk service from 2001 to the telecommunication industry worldwide. The company provides a range of SS7 products, protocol converters, gateways, and an extensive range of VoIP products - Media Gateways, MediaGateway ( News - Alert) Controllers and Class 4 SoftSwitch.

As more and more carriers and ISPs are now actively offering their clients SIP trunk solution which are believed to be a lower cost alternative to traditional PSTN interconnect, 8el has decided to also have a flexible proven PSTN media gateway to terminate multiple SIP trunk customers, from a variety of PBXs and IADs.

A SIP trunk is a service delivered by an Internet Telephony Service Provider which allows businesses that have a PBX (News - Alert) installed to use V…