Citadel is an advanced messaging and collaboration system for groupware and BBS applications. Users can connect to Citadel using any telnet, WWW, or client software. Among the features supported are public and private message bases (rooms), electronic mail, real-time chat, paging, shared calendaring, address books, mailing lists, and more. Unlike other collaboration servers, Citadel provides its own data stores and is therefore extremely easy to install; you don't have to "bring your own" email and database because they're built in. The server is multithreaded and scalable. In addition, SMTP, IMAP, and POP3 servers are built-in for easy connection to Internet mail. Citadel is both robust and mature; it has been in production since 1987.
NullLogic Groupware is a modular Web-based groupware and email system designed for contact management and event scheduling. Additional features include private messaging, public discussion forums, webmail, shared bookmarks, file sharing, call tracking, order processing, an XML-RPC API, and integrated POP3 and SMTP servers.
Effusia Business Messenger is a cross-platform, centrally managed, internal instant messaging and presence communication tool for small to medium enterprises. The system comprises a client, a server, and an integrated Web based administration tool. Effusia focuses on providing real-time business communication combined with simple deployment, easy administration, and a friendly end-user experience.
Akeni LAN messenger is a cross-platform instant messenger client. It is a P2P program that works on your LAN without the need of an Internet connection or a dedicated server. The client has an user interface similar to AIM, ICQ, or MSN Messenger. It supports all the standard IM features such as chat, group conference, presence management, file transfer, and emergency alert/notification. Extra features include contact management and optional tabbed chat sessions.
Talk To The Nose is an instant messaging server which is compatible with the MSN Messenger protocol. It supports all MSN Messenger operations, including group management, file transfers, and instant messaging. It can optionally use an external database, and supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MS SQLServer.
Akeni Messenger Jabber Edition is a cross-platform client for Jabber compliant servers. It features an XML-based messaging protocol, private chatting, conference mode, broadcast messages to groups of people, message log, a typing indicator, a full-featured rich-text editor, emoticons, and powerful online presence management.
The Gordano Messaging Suite (GMS) is a highly flexible and reliable suite of messaging products. Customers can choose which components meet their needs from email, Webmail, collaboration, instant messaging, calendaring, SMS, and list server software all of which can be complimented by high level anti-spam, anti-virus, and archiving options.