Akonix Taps Experts For Advisory Board

San Diego-based Akonix, a developer of instant messaging firewalls and software, said today that it has appointed a new expert advisory board for the firm. The company said that David Gurle of Reuters, James Robertson of Turner Broadcasting, and Bill Maguire former CIO of Aspect Communications and Legato Systems, will advise the company on its products. Akonix targets the instant messaging market with software and firewalls for filtering and controlling instant messaging traffic.