Sending emails around an enterprise network… from office to office, cubicle to cubicle… is these days taking up a large slice of the working day in both the sending and the reading of the messages. Often this practice wastes a great deal of time when one wishes to ask a simple question requiring a speedy and succinct reply. In a situation like that, instant messaging is a far preferable medium of communication.
Softros Messenger is a quick and secure network messaging application that allows the instant exchange of messages through a corporate network (LAN, WAN etc.) or, for that matter, between networked computers at home. The software installs at the push of a screen button and then sits in memory, monitoring who is connected to the network and, via a tray icon, allows you to send a text message to anyone on line in a flash. It takes up negligible system resources and is always accessible when needed.
The addressee is alerted to an incoming message with a non-intrusive alarm sound and messages can be exchanged back and forth to ask and answer questions without doing through the more fiddly business of composing emails… and waiting for a reply. You know at once if your message has been received! This is a very handy little utility and you can find out all about it and download the trial version from the Softros Web site at Softros LAN messenger software web site.
John O’Halloran (Australian Computer Trader)