IBM released today Sametime 8.5.2


IBM® Sametime® is an award-winning platform for unified communications and collaboration. A critical component of your social business strategy, unified communications provides an immediate and cost effective way to take action across your extended organization. IBM Sametime 8.5.2 is designed to help make your business more social by delivering audio and video conferencing in browser-based meetings, extending unified communications to new mobile devices, and enhancing Sametime Advanced.


IBM Sametime Standard 8.5.2 adds:

  • Native and third-party audio and video in browser-based online meetings
  • Standards-based Network Address Translation (NAT) support and firewall traversal for audio and video
  • Bandwidth management tools to protect the network by managing audio and video usage
  • Support for dual Telephone Conferencing Service Provider Interface (TCSPI) adaptors, enabling simultaneous integration with multiple audio and video conferencing systems
  • A new Instant Messaging client and a Sametime Unified Telephony (SUT) dialer for Google Android devices
  • A new Sametime Meeting client for Research In Motion (RIM) Blackberry devices
  • Enhanced meeting room controls, including the ability to manage access to rooms, eject users, and for administrators to delete rooms
  • The ability to search chat histories by person and view received files and links
  • Widget support within the Sametime Connect Client
  • The ability to click on any name in chat text to instantly collaborate
  • Integration with Office 2010 Ribbon model
  • New server platforms:
    • Microsoft® Windows® 2008 R2 Server
    • Novell SLES 11 Server



Detailed System Requirements - Sametime Advanced 8.5.2

Detailed System Requirements - Sametime Standard 8.5.2

Detailed System Requirements - Sametime Entry 8.5.2

IBM Announcement letter - IBM Sametime 8.5.2