Companies and solutions for business instant messaging applicationsBusiness Instant Messaging
This category does not include client software, such as mIRC or XChat. Sites for IRC clients should be submitted to Computers: Software: Internet: Clients: Chat: IRC. If you are a server owner or administrator, please don't submit your site here. It belongs under Computers: Internet: Chat: IRC: Servers. Incorrect submission or abuse of the system may result in significant delays while we process your site, or removal from the directory in extreme cases.Internet Relay Chat servers provide live text-based messaging simultaneously to large numbers of clients worldwide. The protocol allows for subdivision into chat "channels", and provides a standardized command language.
Any site for software which provides voice chat services over the Internet may be listed here.Voice chat servers provide a facility for users to communicate with each other and feel a more live environment.
Please note the difference between this category and Computers: Software: Internet: Clients: Chat, which lists client software for connecting to chat services.
If you are submitting a site about a particular chat service (eg. "Armand''s Cooking Chat") rather than the software which provides the service (eg. "GenericJavaServer v5.17b"), please go to Computers: Internet: Chat and choose the appropriate subcategory.