Monday, September 22, 2008

Instant Messaging in the Enterprise: Is it Finally Here?

There has been some recent hype this past week about the Cisco’s latest purchase of Jabber, a tech startup that enables real-time text and VoIP communication over the internet.

This post on Telecommunications Industry News discusses how Cisco will be able to embed certain messaging features into its collaboration products such as the WebEx Conference system and Cisco Unified Communications. Instant messaging has long been banned by many corporate offices across the US, but could this new acquisition be the changing factor in the adoption of IM in the enterprise?

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