Open source meetings arrive with Dimdim

Summary:Most of the features you would expect from NetMeeting are here. It's led by Indian executives formerly with Computer Associates, including D.D. Ganguly, formerly the company's vice president of product development.

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Many of the conference calls I'm asked to take these days include the use of NetMeeting, from Microsoft.

Today there's a free, open source alternative.

It's called Dimdim. It was featured this morning at Demo07 and, according to the corporate blog, the name standards for Distributed Immersive Meetings.

Most of the features you would expect from NetMeeting are here. It's led by Indian executives formerly with Computer Associates, including D.D. Ganguly, formerly the company's vice president of product development.

So next time you call me to a meeting with whiteboards, IM and whatnot, you don't need to go all proprietary on me. OK?

Topics: Collaboration, Browser, Open Source, Social Enterprise

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Dana Blankenhorn has been a business journalist since 1978, and has covered technology since 1982. He launched the Interactive Age Daily, the first daily coverage of the Internet to launch with a magazine, in September 1994.

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