"Instant Messaging (IM) server for internal and secure collaboration over corporate and business networks with Active Directory support, IM archiving, offline messaging."
Bopup Communication Server is an instant messaging server for private IM, internal chat and secure collaboration over corporate and business networks. It provides Active Directory support and integration, message and file archiving, offline messaging and document distribution with a strong encryption of transmitted data. The server offers various authentication modes to accept user connections, manages user groups from a single place, supports and handles easy and very effective distribution of documents and important events from the IM server to employees and users.
Since the communication server is designed for business and enterprise-level environments it is intended to install and organize a private and internal chat system and real-time communication platform for companies with no outside access too. Bopup Communication Server is easy and fast to set up which takes about few minutes to get completed. It comes with embedded SQL server to host its database or can be installed using an existing MS SQL Server software.
The communication server includes a built-in functionality to upgrade IM client software with uploading new versions of the messengers on the server. End-user messaging applications can be also distributed and deployed with pre-installed settings and options that reduce the overall time of software setup. And the IM client branding feature lets upload company's image, logotype on the communication server and show it in the messenger's interface. It is highly important for companies and organizations that want to get their messaging software in a unique corporate style. In addition to Windows/Android IM clients, the server also supports custom instant messengers and applications that are built using IM Client SDK (Software Development Kit) which provides components, libraries, and programmer documentation.
Bopup Communication Server is offered for FREE to companies and offices that are interested in a small amount of the IM client licenses.
Online documentation is available at http://www.bopup.com/onlinehelp/server/getting_started/overview.html Here is also a live demo IM server running on http://www.bopup.me that can be used for end-user client messengers in order to see how instant messaging works without installing and configuration a stand-alone instance of Bopup Communication Server.
Bopup Communication Server works on Windows PC platform but end-users can use messenger applications on Windows desktop, Android and even on MacOS platform (using Wine environment).
IM services provided by Bopup Communication Server are designed for a wide range of businesses. It could be important for healthcare and medical organizations because the software is HIPAA compliant.
Bopup Communication Server required a SQL Server to host all data and store message and file transfer log for arhiving and review purposes. SQL Server can be installed smoothly within an initial installation of the messaging server as a part of a whole application. We offer packages with built-in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express and SQL Server 2008 R2 Express. If a customer already running a SQL Server then that database server can be choosen during setup instead of built-in ones.
The IM server supports Bopup IM Client SDK that is available for C/C++, C#, Visual Basic and VBA development platforms. The SDK allows to use API and build a stand-alone software applications, or integrate secure chat functions in existing apps that will be able to connect and use IM services over communication server.