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What chat would you recommend for intranet communication?
Roy_HachacheAsked:
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David SankovskySenior SysAdminCommented:
There are several options.
If you have a mixed office like we do (Both Windows and Linux machines), we use IRC.
(In our case we actually created a virtual server for hosting it).

If you are looking for a web based solution, I'd  suggest hipchat.
Or you can also use slack - another web based solution.

Enjoy
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
Yes web base solution . where we can install it on our server. if possible free or low budget
David SankovskySenior SysAdminCommented:
HipChat and Slack are not installed, they are hosted, and free.
I don't know any solutions that allow web based access yet installed on a private server.
They probably exist, but I don't know them.
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Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
Well it is more secure if the server is locate. i am sry. but we need a chat systems  that can be installed on a local server
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
The Chat system should be installed locally and able to work on the network without the use of the internet if the net is down. well of course in one location. and when the internet id operational it can be worrlwide.
andgreenCommented:
Softros http://messenger.softros.com is a serverless solution for local messaging.
All data transfers are secured, most of program options can be adjusted via an adminstrative  settings.
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
http://messenger.softros.com is good but does it have voice conversation and video

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andgreenCommented:
It doesn't. As I  know it supports a text messaging, group chats, files transfers and desktop sharing  (remote assistance). That's all.
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
ah. thank you. any other suggestions
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
good
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