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TSpaces - Intelligent Connectionware

Licensing information
  TSpaces is the support for software communication, like a brigde, it connects business in the information highway

Despite being a "research project", TSpaces can be licensed either for use within an enterprise (an "enterprise license") or for use embedded in a product (an OEM license). We've written licenses of each kind for third parties.

New for TSpaces version 3: the package will include the TSpaces source code, to make it easier for customers both to ensure their independence and to fix/extend TSpaces themselves, as needed.

TSpaces has already been embedded in three IBM products, since 1999:

Other IBM products are evaluating TSpaces for possible inclusion but, unfortunately, we can't mention them until they finalize their decision.

From the over 14,000 downloads of TSpaces since March 1998, many organizations have approached us about licensing TSpaces in either an enterprise or OEM capacity (and in some cases, both). These organizations range from fortune 100 companies to branches of the government to universities. Many of these projects are either in production today or are near deployment.

While our team is working to move TSpaces into a generally available software product from IBM, it is available now for licensing. For licensing questions, please contact:

Deon Glajchen
IBM Research - Almaden
650 Harry Road (MS G2-805)
San Jose, CA 95120-6099
Tel: (408) 927-1272
Fax: (408) 927-3011

For TSpaces technical questions, please direct them to:

Toby Lehman
Almaden Research Center - MS D3-248
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120-6099
Tel: (408) 927-1781
Fax: (408) 927-2100 (general building fax)

Of course, it is always best to check Project Frequently Asked Questions page, as well as the TSpaces Mailing List , to see if your question has already been answered.

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