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ALSO CALLED: IM (Instant Messaging), Instant Messaging (Communications)
DEFINITION: Instant messaging, often shortened to simply "IM" or "IMing," is the exchange of text messages through a a software application in real-time. Generally included in the IM software is the ability to easily see whether a chosen friend, co-worker or "buddy" is online and connected through the selected service. Instant messaging differs from ordinary e-mail in the immediacy of the message exchange and  … 
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Presentation Transcript: 'Social Email' Drives 4th Generation Collaboration Solutions
sponsored by Mainsoft Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: How do we overcome the enterprise 2.0 adoption gap and get people to use document collaboration tools, social networks, and more? And, what can we do today to realize the so-called 4th generation workspace, especially when we have a mixed IT environment? Read this presentation transcript with the two leading experts on collaboration to find out.
Posted: 01 Feb 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Mainsoft Corporation

Unified Communications
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: Integrate multiple communication networks into a single, unified system to enable more effective communication and collaboration with staff, partners, and customers.
Posted: 27 Jul 2010 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2010

CDW Corporation

Cloud Computing - Latest Buzzword or a Glimpse of the Future?
sponsored by Google Apps
WHITE PAPER: Google Apps has the same potential to revolutionize the productivity of IT operations for small to mid-size businesses. The cost savings are immediate, and the potential for innovative collaboration is boundless. Google Apps offers simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools for enterprises of any size.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 06 Jul 2010

Google Apps

Mobile Collaboration from IBM - Support for Fast-Moving Businesses
sponsored by IBM
BROCHURE: Mobile business solutions & services keep employees on the go and in the loop.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 05 Dec 2008

IBM

Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite: Communicate Success
sponsored by Microsoft
VIDEO: So you want to supercharge your team's productivity? The key is to get them together. The tools you need are ready right now in the Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite. Watch this informative video to learn about the myriad of features and benefits that this Microsoft solution has to offer.
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 | Premiered: 11 Nov 2009

Microsoft

Microsoft Exchange 2007- End-to-End Messaging Infrastructure Solution
sponsored by Cisco, EMC, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: A complete end-to-end messaging solution in a virtualization-enabled platform for Microsoft Exchange 2007 can provide a number of technical and operational benefits. This document provides an overview of this end-to-end infrastructure that takes advantage of the best-of-class technologies from Cisco, EMC, and VMware.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Cisco, EMC, & VMware

EZ Insight Report: IBM Rational Jazz Strategy for Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management (Full report)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Analyst report which includes new or expanded discussion of Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration, Rational Requirements Manager, Quality Manager, Insight, and IBM Software Delivery Services for Cloud and Rational Asset Manager.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Nutra-Flo Drives Global Business with Robust Collaboration Platform
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to see how Nutra-Flo Company adopted Lotus Notes and Domino 8 to collect collaborative applications in a single customizable interface and conveniently group communications, helping to improve staff productivity.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

IBM Lotus Sametime Software Integration with Microsoft Applications: Connecting, Conversing and Collaborating More Conveniently
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this paper to learn about the many benefits of IBM Lotus Sametime software integration and how it can enhance the collaboration and unified communications capabilities of all your Microsoft Office applications.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

IBM Lotus Complete Collaboration Express Starter Pack
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: Check out this software demo to see how the IBM Lotus Complete Collaboration Express Starter Pack works in conjunction with Lotus Domino and other applications to provide excellent collaboration capabilities and numerous other benefits.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Celina Insurance Group Streamlines Collaborative Processes with Agents to Stay ahead of the Competition
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to see how Celina Insurance Group implemented a collaborative extranet based on IBM Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino to enhance their competitive edge.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Published: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Extending and Securing Enterprise Communications with OCS R2 and Exchange Server 2007 SP1
sponsored by Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript features independent expert and Exchange MVP Richard Luckett giving an overview of OCS R2, its most compelling features, advanced configurations, and integration with Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1. Real life examples of how other companies have benefited from OCS R2 are also featured.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Microsoft

What's New With Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2
sponsored by Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explains the new features and functionality in the Office Communications Server 2007 R2, the application that continues to deliver on the Microsoft promise to streamline communications for users, give IT organizations the flexibility and control they need, and provide an extensible communications platform.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Microsoft

Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2
sponsored by Microsoft
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This paper details Office Communicator 2007 R2, an application that provides an immediate, visual representation of a person's availability across your network. Communicate with greater flexibility, streamline communications from the applications you use most, and work from anywhere with the Office Communicator 2007 R2.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Microsoft

Blackberry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange - Service Pack: 6
sponsored by BlackBerry
DATA SHEET: BlackBerry® Enterprise Server version 4.1 SP6 supports HTML and rich-content email messages for BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.5 or later.
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 | Published: 25 Feb 2009

BlackBerry

Mastering New Challenges in Text Analytics: Making Unstructured Data Ready for Predictive Analytics
sponsored by SPSS Inc. Worldwide Headquarters
WHITE PAPER: This paper briefly defines text analytics, describes various approaches to text analytics, and then focuses on the natural language processing techniques used by SPSS Inc.'s text analytics solutions.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 20 Feb 2009

SPSS Inc. Worldwide Headquarters

IT Governance in an IBM Lotus Software Environment
sponsored by Sherpa Software
IT BRIEFING: This document describes concepts and definitions for governance, elements of governance, distinguishing myth from reality, approaches that go beyond "just good enough", control frameworks etc.
Posted: 16 Jan 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

Sherpa Software

Best Practices in Instant Messaging Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Instant messaging is a powerful tool, but is your organization protected from malware/viruses, reduced productivity and accidental transfer of sensitive documents? Read this paper to learn how to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

Dell Software

Avoid the Top 10 Exchange Migration Headaches
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Is your business planning a migration to Exchange Server 2007? It's not easy. This Quest white paper discusses how proper planning and execution help overcome migration challenges.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

Dell Software

IBM Flexible IT Work Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM Flexible IT Work Environment solutions, employees can communicate with key individuals, groups or departments using consistent Web interfaces.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

eGuide: Expert Tips for Deploying Secure Messaging Technologies
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This eGuide discusses the critical importance of securing these messaging systems and looks at various methods for protecting the information that is transmitted via these technologies.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 22 Oct 2008

Microsoft

The Five Productivity Benefits of a Secure Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A secure network foundation from Cisco enables you to easily and cost-effectively add new users and applications as needed.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Applications, Virtualization, and Devices: Taking Back Control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why it is important to control unauthorized applications and devices, discusses the different approaches and highlights how integrating this functionality into malware protection is the simplest and cost-effective solution.
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

Sophos, Inc.

Woods Gain Advanced Web Filtering Technology with Bloxx
sponsored by Bloxx, Inc.
CASE STUDY: The Bloxx Web filtering appliance with Tru-View Technology combines the best of traditional methods with its patented language analysis and intelligent identification techniques, providing three levels of protection.
Posted: 30 Sep 2008 | Published: 30 Sep 2008

Bloxx, Inc.

Taking a SIP: What Executives Should Know about IP Transformation in the Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is intended for executives who are seeking to understand why SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is a must-have technology for the contact center today, and how SIP-enabled IP solutions can help align you with your goals.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Genesys
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INSTANT MESSAGING DEFINITION (continued): …  also makes a continued exchange simpler than sending e-mail back and forth. Most exchanges are text-only, though popular services, such as AOL, MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and Apple's iChat now allow voice messaging, file sharing and even video chat when both users have cameras. For IMing to work, both users must be online at the same time and the intended recipient must be willing to accept instant messages, as it is possible to configure the IM client to reject chat sessions. An attempt to send an IM to someone who is not online, or who is not willing to accept IMs, will result in notification … 
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