Interactive Intelligence To Demonstrate New Unified Communications and Wireless Products at MEC 2001.Business Editors, High Tech Writers
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2001
Windows 2000-based products designed to help large enterprises
and mobile business users improve productivity
Interactive Intelligence Inc. (Nasdaq:ININ ININ Interactive Intelligence, Inc. (Indianapolis, Indiana)
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MEC 2001, Microsoft's annual infrastructure planning and deployment conference, is held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3, 2001 at the Orange County Convention Center The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is the primary public convention center in Central Florida. The large complex is located on International Drive, a major tourist area in Orlando, Florida. in Orlando, FL. Interactive Intelligence is demonstrating its new products at booth numbers 336 and 338.
Communite is based on Microsoft technologies, including Windows 2000, Active Directory, Exchange 2000, SQL Server An earlier relational DBMS from Sybase and from Microsoft. Sybase introduced SQL Server in 1988 for various Unix versions. In that same year, with help from IBM, Sybase created an OS/2 version that Microsoft licensed and branded as Microsoft SQL Server. 2000 and Internet Information System (IIS (Internet Information Services) Microsoft's Web server. IIS runs under the server versions of Windows, adding HTTP server capability to the Windows operating system. ). Interactive Intelligence designed Communite as a voice mail and unified messaging Having access to e-mail, voice mail and faxes via a common computer application or by telephone. For example, unified messaging may send faxes and digitized voice mail to a mail server that turns them into e-mail attachments. replacement to improve productivity for enterprises with up to hundreds of thousands of employees. Communite offers features such as unified messaging, wireless access, follow-me services, call screening, inbound and outbound faxing, calendar access and presence management.
"Communite's use of Microsoft's Active Directory enables it to accommodate even the largest companies, including distributed organizations," Dr. Donald E. Brown, president and chief executive officer for Interactive Intelligence, said. "In addition, Communite is less expensive and easier to maintain compared to proprietary products that require a separate voice mail platform, unified messaging platform and fax server. Communite combines all of these into a single, reliable platform offering powerful productivity applications."
Interactive Intelligence designed Mobilite to give enterprises and service providers a faster and easier way to develop, deploy and administer mobile applications for popular PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) A handheld computer for managing contacts, appointments and tasks. It typically includes a name and address database, calendar, to-do list and note taker, which are the functions in a personal information manager (see PIM). devices such Microsoft's Pocket PC. Mobilite gives mobile users access to corporate databases, mainframe systems, CRM (Customer Relationship Management) An integrated information system that is used to plan, schedule and control the presales and postsales activities in an organization. and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. applications, LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) A protocol used to access a directory listing. LDAP support is implemented in Web browsers and e-mail programs, which can query an LDAP-compliant directory. directories and other communications and IT systems.
Said Dr. Brown: "Unlike the thin client or WAP (1) (Wireless Access Point) See access point.
(2) (Wireless Application Protocol) A standard for providing cellular phones, pagers and other handheld devices with secure access to e-mail and text-based Web pages. approach, Mobilite is designed to give mobile workers fast, secure access to complex applications, including vital back-office systems such as Exchange 2000. And unlike the thick client approach, Mobilite enables enterprises to distribute and support applications centrally across multiple PDA types. We're really excited to finally give the enterprise a fast and cost-effective way to roll out applications for its mobile workforce."
"Microsoft is pleased to be working with Interactive Intelligence to deliver a complete communications solution to enterprises," Kevin McCuistion, Exchange group product manager for Microsoft, said. "Communite and Mobilite, combined with Exchange 2000, will provide a simpler, more cost-effective and reliable solution to meet the needs of our mutual customers."
Interactive Intelligence released the beta versions of Communite and Mobilite on Aug. 20, 2001 and the company expects both products to be generally available in early Q4 2001.
Interactive Intelligence will market and sell Communite and Mobilite directly and through its global channel network composed of more than 150 value-added resellers, distributors and original equipment manufacturers.
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About Interactive Intelligence Inc.
Interactive Intelligence Inc. (Nasdaq:ININ) is a global developer of interaction management software designed to automate communications for contact centers, enterprises, e-businesses and service providers. The company was founded in 1994 and, today, has a worldwide customer base of more than 750 companies. Based on an open, unified platform, the Interactive Intelligence product line was designed as a flexible and affordable alternative to traditional telecom solutions. The Interactive Intelligence product line is subject to multiple United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and international patents pending. Interactive Intelligence has won numerous awards, including Software Magazine's Top 500 Global Software and Services companies in 2000. Interactive Intelligence's global headquarters are located in Indianapolis, IN, with European headquarters in Aix-en-Provence, France and Asia Pacific headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Its telephone number is +1 317.872.3000; on the Web: http://www.ININ.com.
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