Instant Technologies Announces Instant Agent (“bots”) Framework. Built with IBM Lotus Instant Messaging Technology.
Instant Technologies Corporation of Beverly, Mass., (“Instant”) today announced the immediate availability of its new software product, Instant Agent Frameworktm. With Instant Agent Framework, corporations that use IBM Lotus Instant Messaging software can quickly build and run automated agents ("BOTS") that perform common tasks from within an instant messaging conversation. Using Instant Agent Framework, IT departments can build and run agents that will draw data from a wide variety of storage formats, such as those used by Microsoft, IBM, and SAP R/3.
“We are focused on leveraging corporate instant messaging platforms to add value to existing IT assets. Our Instant Agent Framework enables companies to quickly develop and deploy automated agents that distribute corporate information quickly and easily, without complicated programming. In short, we are allowing IBM Lotus Instant Messaging users to ask common questions - not just to people, but also to applications and data sources!” said Tim Browne, CEO of Instant Technologies.
The initial release of the Agent Framework will support a Lotus Domino connector to quickly and easily expose information stored within Lotus Domino to users via the Sametime Instant Messaging platform. Using IAF, IT departments can quickly build and deploy Agents that provide access to Lotus Domino without having to know any programming languages.
"Within our medical services software framework, we have developed an agent that is accessible via PDA and allows doctors to quickly retrieve patient information. With Instant's Agent Framework, we were able to build this custom agent without having to program in Java or other complex languages. All we have to know is what information people need to look for, and where the answers are stored. This saved us both time and money and represents a big productivity win for our users” said Timm Vonu, Founder and CEO at Ascendent Technologies, a solutions provider focused on the Medical Practices marketplace.
About Instant Technologies Corporation
Located in Beverly, Mass., Instant Technologies Corporation is a privately held software company dedicated to extending the software functionality associated with corporate instant messaging technologies to a wide variety of application platforms. More information is available at www.instant-tech.com.
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