August 27, 2007 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Hot on the heels of the launch of the new Notes/Domino 8 groupware and its associated Sametime 8 instant messaging extensions, IBM has reached into its bank account to acquire WebDialogs, a privately held service provider that specializes in Web conferencing services.
WebDialogs was founded in 1998, and is located in the Boston tech corridor in the town of Billerica, Massachusetts. The company’s Unyte+ conferencing software can be used to do Web-based voice conferencing as well as chat; the company also distributes a freebie service called Unyte Lyte for one-to-one conferencing. The latter product can be used in a standalone