Instant Messaging and Unified Messaging

  • October 27, 2015 27 Oct'15

    Office 2016 features update the mail client for more collaboration

    In addition to design changes, Office 2016 offers new applications such as Clutter and Modern Attachments to make collaborating in the Exchange mail client much easier. Should you upgrade?

  • October 10, 2006 10 Oct'06

    IM, blogs next target for litigation

    In litigation, email is still the No. 1 target of subpoenas for electronic records. But IMs and blogs are easily targeted, too, and need attention.

  • September 20, 2006 20 Sep'06

    Instant messaging boom brings security concerns

    Instant messaging (IM) has made significant inroads to the enterprise, but using public IM applications may open up security holes in the network.

  • July 17, 2006 17 Jul'06

    Symantec says enterprises failing to secure instant messaging

    Results of a recent Symantec survey suggest that nearly three out of every five organizations have not secured their instant messaging applications.

  • April 18, 2006 18 Apr'06

    Report: IM, P2P threats on the rise

    Research shows a steady increase in threats that target unauthorized IM and peer-to-peer applications. Worse yet, most IT departments have no way of knowing the threats exist.

  • April 11, 2006 11 Apr'06

    Collaboration suite bridges the Cisco/Microsoft gap

    CallTower Inc. recently unveiled its latest hosted collaboration suite, which integrates with Microsoft Live Communications Server and Cisco CallManager.

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    Opinion: Why Exchange Unified Messaging is worth paying attention to

    In addition to e-mail, Microsoft is designing the next version of Exchange Server to support voice mail and fax. Redmond is calling this new Exchange 12 collaborative feature Exchange Unified Messaging.

  • February 02, 2006 02 Feb'06

    IM threats grow, response lags

    Reports from IMlogic and Akonix show that IM threats are growing while IT shops are behind in their preparedness. In fact, many firms are still totally unaware of just how much danger actually exists.

  • October 04, 2005 04 Oct'05

    September sees surge in IM threats

    Instant messaging programs are becoming a favorite target among malicious code writers, according to one security vendor.

  • July 19, 2005 19 Jul'05

    Challenges ahead for collaborative convergence

    While the lines between standalone communications applications continue to blur, a Burton analyst says real-time collaborative convergence is still just a vision.

  • June 02, 2005 02 Jun'05

    Microsoft IM client released to manufacturing

    Office Communicator 2005, which is designed to replace Windows Messenger, nears its final-release form.

  • April 29, 2005 29 Apr'05

    Microsoft bridges gap between IM services

    Security improvements and connectivity with popular public IM clients are included in the new Service Pack 1 for Office Live Communications Server.

  • March 09, 2005 09 Mar'05

    Microsoft ties Office closer to conferencing, IM

    "Istanbul" is unveiled as Office Communicator 2005 -- software that brings together instant messaging, voice, video, telephony and access to Web conferencing.

  • December 07, 2004 07 Dec'04

    IM threat service pledges cooperation

    To combat attacks on enterprise networks delivered by rogue instant messages, software companies such as Microsoft, McAfee, AOL and Yahoo have thrown their support behind an IM threat center that promises to work in concert with other security ...

  • October 19, 2004 19 Oct'04

    Microsoft messaging client rings up telephony

    The software maker has outlined its plans for Istanbul, a product that aims to give users a single view of Outlook, instant messaging and even traditional telephone networks.