SOURCE: Zion Software, LLC

June 29, 2005 10:02 ET

Zion Software Announces JBuddy-CF™ Instant Messaging Plug-in for Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7

JBuddy-CF Delivers Public IM Capabilities That Integrate With ColdFusion MX 7

GLASTONBURY, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 29, 2005 -- Privately held Zion Software, LLC ( today announced the availability of JBuddy-CF™, an Instant Messaging (IM) event gateway plug-in for Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7.

The JBuddy-CF event gateway plug-in makes it easy for ColdFusion applications to connect to additional IM networks including public IM services such as .NET Messenger Service (MSN Messenger) and Yahoo! Messenger. JBuddy-CF leverages the ColdFusion MX 7 event gateway framework to provide first-to-market, public IM capabilities to ColdFusion.

"ColdFusion MX 7 provides cost-effective and powerful innovations for developers to extend their applications beyond the browser," said Dave Gruber, senior product manager, Macromedia. "JBuddy-CF enables an important connection into the public IM networks and allows a broad range of IM user access to ColdFusion applications. Zion Software's deep expertise in the IM space makes them a great choice for the extension of these applications."

"The introduction of JBuddy-CF for ColdFusion MX 7 is opening exciting new markets and opportunities for Zion Software's IM products," said David Ferrero, CTO, Zion Software. "We can't wait to see ColdFusion developers use JBuddy-CF to build new classes of applications and leverage the unique capabilities that are offered within IM."


Zion Software, LLC is a leading provider of Instant Messaging solutions and infrastructure for enterprise applications, embedded systems, Web services, and end users. Products include IM Toolkits and Plug-ins, Enterprise IM servers and clients, and other IM solutions. Headquartered in Glastonbury, Connecticut, Zion Software is on the Web at

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JBuddy and its related product names are trademarks of Zion Software, LLC. ColdFusion MX 7 is a trademark of Macromedia, Corp. All other trademarks, trade names, services marks referenced herein belong to their respective companies.

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