Desktop Alert Acquires Jabcast; Releases Secure XMPP Jabber-based Linux Server

Jul 01, 2005, 01:00 ET from Desktop Alert Inc.

    NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Desktop Alert Inc.
 ( has released Jabcast 2.0 Secure for Linux which
 is based on an open source, secure, ad-free alternative to consumer IM
 services like AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo.  Jabcast is a set of streaming XML
 protocols and technologies that enable any two entities on the Internet to
 exchange messages, presence, and other structured information in close to real
 time. Jabcast technology enables you to run your own IM service, whether you
 want to host a public server or keep your messages safely behind the firewall.
     "Our flagship clients requested a secure instant messaging solution for
 Linux.  The new acquisition of Jabcast Inc. and its' secure instant messaging
 technology provided Desktop Alert with the ability to deliver a robust,
 scalable and secure turn-key instant messaging solution.  Jabcast is a perfect
 fit and compliment to the Desktop Alert suite of products.  Desktop Alert Inc.
 is poised to be a leader in the alert software niche. The addition of
 Jabcasts' secure XMPP technology is one more step in that direction. Jabcast
 has also aided Desktop Alerts' pursuit of the addition of simplified and
 secure identity federation," added Howard Ryan, Founder Desktop Alert Inc.
     Jabcast Inc.
     Jabcast Secure Jabber Servers (SJS) is a secure next-generation instant
 messaging system that enables text, voice, and file content to be used
 securely by large corporations and government organizations across multiple
 operating environments. The Jabcast SJS client encrypts data as it is
 transmitted, while the Jabcast SJS server detects a message's encryption level
 and routes it accordingly.
     Jabcast SJS guarantees absolute security of transmitted information from
 its point of origin to its point of destination, hiding the path and
 encrypting the sender's address from outside observation. It utilizes a
 follow-the-user approach that recognizes who is available, what digital
 service they are using, and how to route information to them.
     Desktop Alert Inc.
     Publishers using the Desktop Alert platform are provided with full
 branding and hosting capabilities. Desktop Alert Enterprise provides optional
 features for RSS and instant messaging integration. Full featured 30 day
 trials are currently available.
     For more information about Desktop Alerts solutions see
     Press Contact:  Daniel Ryan
                     (973) 858-0438

SOURCE Desktop Alert Inc.