Tumbleweed Communications Corp. announced IME Developer, a product that enables enterprise developers and systems integrators to create customized, integrated, secure communications applications that run on the Tumbleweed Integrated Messaging Exchange (IME) platform. In addition, the company announced the Tumbleweed Developer Program, created to certify and provide support for developers who build and deploy secure communications applications in enterprises. Developers can use IME Developer to integrate secure communications applications with legacy data and systems, to customize the look and feel of those applications, and to develop new features and functions to run on the Tumbleweed IME platform. Tumbleweed IME is a software and services solution that leverages existing e-mail systems and networks to create a new e-business communication channel. With IME Developer as a resource, developers can rapidly create online applications optimized for e-business. www.tumbleweed.com