JBuddy Developer Tools is a robust suite of APIs and software development frameworks for creating instant messaging applications and solutions. It is comprised of the JBuddy SDK, JBuddy Bot Builder, and JBuddy Bot Framework. The JBuddy SDK is a unified IM client API supporting public IM services including AIM, ICQ, Windows Live (MSN), Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, and enterprise IM servers including Lotus Sametime, Microsoft Live Communications Server (LCS 2005), Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS 2007), and XMPP (Jabber) servers. The core JBuddy SDK implementation and APIs are available in Java while a tight C++ wrapper exposes the JBuddy APIs for Microsoft COM and .NET. The JBuddy Bot Builder and JBuddy Bot Framework are built on top of the JBuddy SDK and greatly simplify building, testing, and deploying powerful IM Bots.
UserGate IM Control is a comprehensive monitoring and control solution for corporate IM usage. It allows administrators to block or permit message transmission, and supports IM authentication and messages history. Automatic morphological content analysis and regular expression filtering can be used to prevent leaks of commercial information. It supports AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo! Messenger, ICQ, and Mail.Ru Agent protocols. The software is administered from a Web interface.