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Openfire Administration by Mayank Sharma

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Is Openfire The Right IM Server for Me?

It's been a long time since the days when IBM and Microsoft dominated the EIM market. Now, there are a range of EIM platforms in addition to IBM Lotus Sametime and Microsoft Office Live Communications Server. Some of the most popular ones are ejabberd, jabberd2, Tigase, and Jabber XCP. According to Wikipedia, there are about 90 million users using Jabber-based servers. Openfire is one such server.

Note: The protocol on which Openfire is based on is now formally called XMPP or Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol. It was formally known as Jabber, but some people confuse this with the company of the same name (Jabber Inc.). In this book, both terms are used interchangeably to refer to the protocol.

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