86% of enterprise instant messenger buyers are not affected by AOL and Yahoo! exit

Only 14% of respondents to a recent Sage Research survey said that their Enterprise Instant Messaging plans were impacted by Yahoo! and AOL announcements that they will drop their enterprise instant messaging products. Meanwhile, 82% said the provider actions had no impact on their EIM plans. The analysts surveyed 96 IT decision makers at U.S. businesses with over 100 employees.