BetaNews writes AOL started a beta test of AIM Pro:
AIM Pro has a streamlined interface that's more appropriate for corporate environments. The Pro version will become the recommended client for business users, while Triton remains consumer oriented. AOL hopes to ride the growing wave of instant messaging among business users.
According to a recent survey by The Radicati Group, IM has become a key collaboration tool for 135 million workers, with usage expected to soar to over 477 million by 2009.