Archive for the ‘Messaging’ Category



Using SMTP to provide a Military Messaging Service

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Military messaging has requirements that go beyond what is provided by standard personal or commercial email. NATO has defined the “STANAG 4406″ standard to provide military messaging, specifying a service and protocols based on X.400. In a new whitepaper on the Isode site, Using SMTP to provide a STANAG 4406 Military Messaging Service,  we look at [...]

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The M-Link IRC Gateway: new whitepapers

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Military deployments make extensive use of text chat services, mostly for multi-user chat (MUC). A vast majority of new deployments use the XMPP (eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) standard but there are significant legacy text chat installations using IRC (Internet Relay Chat). Communication between IRC and XMPP networks is often problematic. In the next major [...]

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Email for constrained link environments, a new evaluation guide

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

A new evaluation guide, looking at Email for Constrained Link Environments, is now now available from this website. This is the second guide in a series looking at Isode capabilities for constrained link environments. The first looked at XMPP Instant Messaging and Multi-User Chat, the next will look at Directory Synchronisation. The guide will enable [...]

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SMTP Extension for Message Transfer Priorities

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

As part of our continuing work on defining standards for military messaging over internet protocols (see the whitepaper Military Messaging (MMHS) over SMTP) we’re pleased to announce that “Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Extension for Message Transfer Priorities”, co-authored by Isode’s Alexey Melnikov, has now moved from Internet Draft to Proposed Standard status with the IETF. [...]

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M-Link now on DISA Approved Products List

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Isode’s M-Link XMPP Instant Messaging and Presence Server and Swift XMPP Client have been approved for inclusion on the US Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Capabilites Approved Product List (UC APL) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). M-Link and Swift are the first and only XMPP products to successfully complete the APL certification process [...]

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