Markit Eyes Federated Chat Integration Capabilities


Until now, the vendor has focused on developing the federation and directory elements of the initiative, including the Markit Directory "phone book" of validated identity and contact data, and the Federated Chat platform that allows any instant messaging or communication platform based on XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) or SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) to interoperate─or "federate"─with one another.

However, while these components are the building blocks of the initiative,