[jdev] AIM and Yahoo now open?

Oleg Motienko motienko at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 14:13:55 CST 2006

On 12/9/06, Alexey Nezhdanov <snakeru at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here:
> http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/20728.wss
> is said that lotus sametime is now can interoperate with GTalk, AIM and
> using XMPP and SIMPLE protocols.
> If I understand situation correctly - then it mean that AOL and Yahoo
> open access for any IP that runs lotus.
> Anybody knows if it is equal to just 'any IP' and as a consequence - can't
> have now native xmpp transports to these two networks?
> --
> Respectfully
> Alexey Nezhdanov


  Public IM Connectivity
> IBM announced that it is working with leaders in the public instant
> messaging market to help Lotus Sametime users connect with public instant
> messaging communities.
> IBM will be enabling this connectivity through a new SIP-based Real-Time
> Collaboration Gateway that is currently planned to be available later this
> year. IBM is embedding this capability in Lotus Sametime, without additional
> charge to customers.
> [image: AOL logo]IBM and AOL have entered into an agreement to enable
> Lotus Sametime users to connect with users of AOL(r), AIM(r), ICQ(r) and Apple(r)
> iChat™ instant messaging services. In addition, Lotus Sametime 7.5customers will have access to AOL's AIM(r) Clearinghouse service, which will
> make it easy to connect with other enterprise instant messaging users .
> [image: Yahoo logo]IBM and Yahoo! are furthering industry interoperability
> by joining the Yahoo!(r) Messenger and IBM Lotus Sametime IM communities. By
> entering into an agreement to allow Lotus Sametime 7.5 users to connect
> with Yahoo! Messenger users, IBM and Yahoo! have demonstrated their shared
> commitment to provide IM interoperability while keeping security and
> reliability top of mind. Interoperability will be based on the SIP / SIMPLE
> industry standard protocol and will establish a server-to-server connection,
> requiring only one log-in ID.
> [image: Google logo]Building on their existing relationship, IBM and
> Google intend to enable standards-based interoperability between the IBM
> Lotus Sametime enterprise IM community and the Google Talk public IM
> network. This broad, out-of-the-box connectivity with the industry's leading
> consumer IM providers extends the business benefits of Lotus Sametime and
> gives IBM customers a security-rich way to collaborate with millions of
> public instant messaging users worldwide.

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