The new AIM client targets enterprises with features such as integration with Microsoft's Outlook client software and online collaboration tools. AOL has also teamed up with WebEx, a provider of online meeting applications.
The beta is available as a free download, but AOL is expected to turn it into a fee-based service when the final product launches later this year.
AIM Pro targets professionals in medium-small to medium-sized businesses. The firm is scheduled to launch a beta of its Enterprise Instant Messenger product next, targeting large corporations with IT management and administration features.
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