i3Connect Merlin enhances the security and simplifies the management of corporate instant messaging networks.
Merlin provides end-to-end security with key features such as LDAP based authentication, PKI encryption, and X.509 Digital ID support. Merlin is also designed to prevent security breaches such as spam and viruses.
For those customers who need to archive messages to meet corporate HR policy or regulatory requirements such those from SEC or HIPPA, Merlin provides extensive message logging. Messages are stored in a standard relational ODBC database for easy integration with existing reporting tools.
EASE OF USE
End-users find instant messaging with i3Connect Merlin easy and intuitive. Merlin supports all the important features found in popular public instant messengers.
i3Connect Merlin also provides enterprise features such as vCards based contact list management, profile search, groups, and public and private conference rooms. Merlin works best with i3Connect Vista client but also supports any XMPP/Jabber compatible client running on Windows, Linux, Unix and Wireless platforms.
Merlin IM Server v1.1 simplifies many deployment and management tasks. For example Merlin provides out of the box solutions for database and directory integration. Merlin supports any LDAP based directory such as Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange or Novell eDirectory.
It also includes a built-in relational database for easy deployment as well as support for any external ODBC database such as Microsoft SQL, mySQL, MS Access.
Merlin includes new configuration wizards and an improved management console for easy installation and hassle free server operation.
Merlin is built for the Windows NT/2000/XP platform. Its multi-threaded architecture and low impact on server resources enable it to support tens of thousands of concurrent IM sessions.
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