Bitrix Inc., an enterprise 2.0 software company that develops portal solutions for businesses, announced Bitrix Intranet Portal 8.0.The Bitrix Intranet Portal 8.0 has an instant messaging server, XMPP/JABBER, built right into an Intranet Portal. Once logged in, users can see who is online, chat with colleagues, share files with them, and even set a mood status. Bitrix Intranet Portal has two-way synchronization with Microsoft Outlook contacts, calendar (appointments), and tasks. Users can add events to the Outlook calendar and their personal portal calendar will be automatically updated. Bitrix Intranet Portal 8.0 allows users to customize the layout of the main and personal user page according to their personal preferences. Bitrix Intranet Portal 8.0 has a built in Proactive Protection Module, which is a combination of proactive filter (Web Application Firewall), disposable passwords, fast and effective anti-malware, protection of authorized sessions, activity control, intrusion log, Control Panel page access blocking by IP, Stop List, and integrity control tools to defend against the majority of Internet risks.