News Updates (January 20, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lots of news around Lotus. Mainsoft Integrating Notes and SharePoint 2010. Mainsoft demo'd the integrating between Lotus Notes and SharePoint 2010. " TimeBridge announced an integration with Evernote, for sending meeting notes, agenda items and action items to Evernote.

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News Updates (January 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Coexistence for Notes and Exchange. Quest Software launched Coexistence Manager for Lotus Notes, enabling coexistence between Notes and Exchange Server during a migration process. When coexisting between Notes and Exchange, common concerns include inconsistent calendar data, lost attachments, extraneous attachments, and loss of document link functionality. Migrating from Notes to Google.

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News Updates (May 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

And, traditional means for meeting coordination dominate the situation in today's businesses: email, electronic calendars and meeting requests, telephone and online calendars. From Notes to Google. Quest on Notes Migrations. In Notes Migrator for SharePoint 5.2

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News Updates (June 9, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In order to evaluate Eric Mack's eProductivity for Notes application, you need Lotus Notes. Unfortunately, as many people have learned, the IBM web site can be an overwhelming experience for an individual user that simply wants to download and try or buy Lotus Notes. Here's some information which you may find helpful: You can evaluate Lotus Notes for free, with the Lotus Notes 90-day Test Drive. Notes to Exchange in Europe.

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News Updates (July 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Notes Migration to Google. Google released a new tool to help users migrate from Lotus Notes to Google Apps for the Enterprise. Google Tuesday set its sights on IBM, unveiling a tool to migrate Lotus Notes users to Google Apps and releasing a whitepaper laying out how to migrate Notes applications to Google's online infrastructure. Xobni Plus.

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News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of this investment in open IBM technology, Panasonic will migrate employees from Microsoft Exchange or other collaboration software to LotusLive for email, calendaring and contact management. Alfresco for Lotus. Alfresco announced an integration with Lotus software. Alfresco Content Services for Lotus will be unveiled at Lotusphere. Microsoft: Move from Lotus. Binary Tree and Casahl will release undisclosed migration tools in February.

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News Updates (February 4, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Oracle Beehive is a unified collaboration solution providing a complete range of integrated collaboration services including conferencing, instant messaging, email, calendar, and team workspaces that can be deployed either on premise or as a hosted service. Qantas is dropping Lotus Notes and migrating to Exchange Server. From an executive: " "Subject to satisfactory piloting, we anticipate the migration to be substantially completed by the end of the year."

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News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Storm 2 retains all the enterprise-friendly features of its predecessor, which means it can receive push over-the-air e-mail, calendar, and contact information from companies with Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, and Novell GroupWise setups. Tandberg Says No to Cisco.

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News Updates (May 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

That is because tools like Notes quickly went out of control and created a sprawling mess of information. Ed (from IBM) attended the webinar about Hamilton Beach switching from Lotus Notes to Google, and found much to be perplexed about. " For the migration itself, it's been a basically five-month process for 500 users. Hamilton Beach had to hire two business partners to handle the migration and coexistence. Could they have upgraded to Notes/Domino 8.x

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Oracle Beehive 1.5: Still A Work-In-Progress

Collaborative Thinking

release notes: Oracle Beehive Extensions for Explorer. Enterprise Messaging (e-mail, calendar, tasks, contacts). Team Collaboration (document library, wiki, team calendar, micro-blogging, search, RSS, workflow, etc). Oracle has not articulated an effective migration / co-existence strategy. Also, the focus is on Exchange exclusively yet there remains a large amount of Lotus Notes customers that also might be reconsidering their enterprise messaging direction.

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