Microsoft Real-Time Communications Server 2003 To Offer More Secure, Manageable Instant Messaging for Enterprise "Microsoft Corp. today announced that the technologies formerly referred to by the code name "Greenwich" will be delivered as the Microsoft® Real-Time Communications Server (RTC Server) 2003 Standard Edition for more secure, manageable enterprise instant messaging. The Microsoft Real-Time Communications Server is a manageable and extensible instant messaging (IM) server that enables business agility by empowering corporations to reach, collaborate and respond to new information more quickly, and to take advantage of industry-standard protocols such as Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions (SIMPLE) when deploying and structuring real-time communications tools.
The Microsoft Real-Time Communications Server 2003, the presence add-on for Windows Server 2003 and the Real-Time Communications SDK for MSDN are expected to be available in the third quarter of 2003. Licensing and pricing for RTC Server has not yet been determined. The Windows Server 2003 add-on component will be available free to Windows Server 2003 customers, and the SDK will be available as part of a subscription to MSDN."
(Re-posted after noticing original post lost the link somehow.)