Microsoft logs on to secure corporate IM

Microsoft logs on to secure corporate IM | CNET “Live Communications Server 2005 software will let companies encrypt their instant-messaging communications internally and link IM systems between companies so that suppliers and other business partners can share secure IM connections.
Additionally, Live Communications Server, or LCS, will include an option for letting companies link to public instant-messaging networks from Microsoft, America Online and Yahoo, so that employees can chat with users on the Big Three IM services.” …

…Microsoft said the new release of LCS will also improve secure remote access to presence and instant-messaging capabilities, using standard firewall ports instead of virtual private network, or VPN, connections…

There’s really going to be some traction with this product. In combination with Istanbul it is going to be ahead of the rest. Did they see it coming ?

Peter de Haas
Peter de Haas
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