06175858 is referenced by 100 patents and cites 5 patents.

A method and system for consolidating multiple mailboxes into a single universal mailbox. The system comprises an agent, a user database, an application database and a mail repository. The agent searches a user database to determine the list of messaging systems the user subscribes to. The agent then recalls from the application database the procedures for accessing the messaging systems and logs onto each messaging system in turn to retrieve any new messages. The agent notifies the user of new messages according to a predefined notification method.

Title
Intelligent network messaging agent and method
Application Number
9/114706
Publication Number
6175858 (B1)
Application Date
July 13, 1998
Publication Date
January 16, 2001
Inventor
Roy Philip Weber
Bridgewater
NJ, US
Peter H Stuntebeck
Little Silver
NJ, US
Steven Charles Salimando
Little Silver
NJ, US
Robert F Mortenson
Chatham
NJ, US
Bruce Lowell Hanson
Little Silver
NJ, US
Andrew Frederick Bulfer
Mountain Lakes
NJ, US
Assignee
AT&T
NY, US
IPC
G06F 13/00
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