InstaColl partners Sun Microsystems

By agencies   |   Friday, 21 October 2005, 07:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE: The Bangalore-based Instant Collaboration Software Technologies is forming an alliance with Sun Microsystems to deliver an appliance server that will run on the Solaris, version ten, and Linux operating systems. This agreement is for sales, marketing and technology partnership that will make the appliance available to Sun's customers in India and South-east Asia.

The founder of Hotmail, Sabeer Bhatia this year, set up InstaColl. The InstaColl conferencing software will be an alternative to e-mails. It helps executives on the move and large project groups to exchange information and stay connected. The appliance is a server that has been configured and optimized for this particular application - conferencing.

Announcing about the agreement Instscoll’s Chairman and Chief Evangelist, Bhatia said: “We are combining the strengths of the InstaColl collaboration solution with the scalability and security of Sun's operating system and Java Enterprise running on x86 and Opteron processors. Initially it will be targeted at small and medium enterprises, larger enterprises, BPO companies and Internet service providers.”

The ability to conduct secure, interactive online meeting will help both small and large businesses to significantly increase productivity, agility and responsiveness, Sun Microsystem’s Director Software Business, Tirthankar Banerjee said.

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