The headline doesn't necessarily tell the whole story -- which is a partnership with IMLogic (I thought they had one of those already?).

"IT buyers won't make IM decisions in a vacuum: If they're already getting software from a company like Microsoft or IBM, they'll go with them for an instant-messaging solution," said Michael Osterman, president of Osterman Research. "What AOL is doing is refocusing, instead of going head-to-head with Microsoft and Lotus."   ...Both analysts predicted that going forward, Microsoft and IBM will likely dominate the enterprise IM market, much like in the corporate e-mail space.
Link: eWeek: AOL scraps Enterprise IM >

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