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What is Openfire?

It is a real time collaboration (RTC) server. It uses the only widely adopted open protocol for instant messaging, XMPP (also called Jabber). It is incredibly easy to setup and administer, but offers rock-solid security and performance.
Openfire is a tool in the Group Chat & Notifications category of a tech stack.

Who uses Openfire?

4 companies reportedly use Openfire in their tech stacks, including MODURICH, Infra, and Plastripel.

9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Openfire.

Openfire Integrations

Node.js, PostgreSQL, Linux, Windows, and macOS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Openfire. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Openfire.

Openfire's Features

  • Instant messaging
  • Rock-solid security and performance
  • Easy to setup

Openfire Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Openfire?
It is a distributed, fault-tolerant technology that allows the creation of large-scale instant messaging applications. The server can reliably support thousands of simultaneous users on a single node and has been designed to provide exceptional standards of fault tolerance.
Apache Spark
Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning.
Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
Jitsi (acquired by 8x8) is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you have conferences on the internet, while other projects in the community enable other features such as audio, dial-in, recording, and simulcasting.
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Openfire's Followers
45 developers follow Openfire to keep up with related blogs and decisions.