- January 05, 2005
The 12th edition of Lotusphere will carefully mix technology 'futures' with 'here-and-now' information. The program should redress some aspects of Lotusphere 2004, where attention focused on the hot new Workplace line.
- January 05, 2005
Choosing Linux is not an all-or-nothing option. Thanks to some handy tools, IT managers can let some users cling to some Microsoft applications, even if their desktops and servers run on Linux
- January 04, 2005
IBM's 2004 purchase of Venetica will interest some Lotus shops. Venetica's middleware can connect apps to digital assets that are stored in Lotus Notes.
- December 21, 2004
Workplace was the big news in the world of IBM Lotus in 2004. A Q&A with Gartner's Tom Austin helps illuminate this 'star in the making.
- December 20, 2004
TechTarget group publisher Paul Gillin offers up his annual predictions for the year ahead, and forecasts a pay hike for IT pros, a potential new owner for Apple and the rise of Linux, spyware and searching on the desktop.
- December 16, 2004
This month's updates feature a BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.0 for IBM Lotus Domino, content management software from Kryos Systems, Modular Messaging 2.0 from Avaya and more.
- December 15, 2004
Converged communications in enterprise networks is inevitable -- and already happening in some places. It's up to IT to determine how it can be accommodated in an existing infrastructure.
- December 14, 2004
IBM Lotus, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP are among those building collaboration features into the heart of their respective software platforms to meet customer demands for lower ownership costs, according to new research.
- December 13, 2004
Sifting through the publicly released e-mails of scandal-plagued Enron, it's clear that bad accounting wasn't the only problem the energy company had. Experts say it's a lesson on how not to manage corporate messaging.
- December 07, 2004
Spam and malware have long plagued administrators. There is always more to come. Now it is phishing. As a result, server masters must tweak their own rule sets, or look to vendors.
- December 07, 2004
To combat attacks on enterprise networks delivered by rogue instant messages, software companies such as Microsoft, McAfee, AOL and Yahoo have thrown their support behind an IM threat center that promises to work in concert with other security ...
- November 29, 2004
The NotesBench Consortium conducted a benchmark that showed IBM's new high-end eServer i5 595 hardware capable of handling 175,000 concurrent NotesBench R6 Mail users.
- November 24, 2004
IBM said it has forged Workplace deals with 100 ISVs, and that it can claim over 1 million users on the client side of its Workplace computing effort. But many developers are just starting to get going on Workplace.
- November 23, 2004
IBM announced that at least 100 independent software vendors have built applications to run on its new Workplace platform.
- November 16, 2004
Confused about the future of Workplace and Lotus Notes/Domino? You are not alone. IBM's move to promote Workplace and Notes/Domino as two overlapping product families is creating bewilderment among customers, according to Gartner Group.
- November 14, 2004
Spam filtering continues to vie for the post of "Job #1" in IT shops worldwide. Recently, U.S. FTC commissioners hosted a two-day summit to grapple with e-mail authentication, once seemingly poised as a potent solution for the spam problem. ...
- November 09, 2004
Today IBM Lotus announced upcoming versions of WebSphere Portal, Workplace Services Express and its Web Conferencing Service, and also confirmed the future blending of the Notes and Workplace clients.
- November 01, 2004
The IBM Lotus partner program has had its share of ups and downs, but a renewed effort to support smaller partners and help them utilize all of IBM's resources is already receiving a warm reception.
- October 22, 2004
This month's updates feature a Domino e-mail storage utilization tool from Accellion, a Notes content management offering from Hummingbird and DYS looks to streamline Domino application performance.
- October 14, 2004
IBM received a required security certification this week for its DB2 "Stinger" DBMS. The certification comes on the heels of a string of flaws Big Blue is addressing in multiple versions of its database.
- October 13, 2004
Lotus pros scoff at the notion that there's a conspiracy against Notes and Domino. Instead, it's Microsoft's savvy and IBM's complacency that's making them feel like second-class citizens.
- September 30, 2004
News Editor Eric B. Parizo speculates that there's a vast conspiracy in the tech world to keep Notes and Domino down.
- September 29, 2004
Improvements in the latest scheduled maintenance release include multithreaded instant messaging, improved usability in Domino Web Access and fixes for the iSeries.
- September 28, 2004
Meta Group says it stands by its recent small business messaging survey, which found Exchange's TCO to be 52% less than Domino's, even though it was funded by Microsoft.
- September 24, 2004
This month's highlights include a SOA development environment for Domino pros, a tool for linking Notes to a CRM system and an enhanced Domino spam-filtering system.
- September 16, 2004
With general registration for Lotusphere 2005 opening today, prospective attendees are likely...
- September 15, 2004
Big-name companies like Microsoft and IBM aren't drawing crowds with their enterprise versions of instant messaging software. But surprisingly, IM has been a boon to some vendors that don't even sell IM technology.
- August 24, 2004
Is it really that time of year already? IBM Lotus is already inviting folks to register for next year's Domino user conference.
- August 23, 2004
Even though the CLP acronym has gone away, the streamlined Lotus certification program has received positive reviews. However, more changes are in store.
- August 20, 2004
In this month's roundup, Stampede Technologies refreshes its Notes optimization software, DYS updates its performance management offering and Phoenix Systems offers a way to link Notes and Documentum.
- August 19, 2004
This summer Lotus forgot to go on vacation, as News Editor Eric B. Parizo highlights a myriad of recent announcements from IBM's collaboration group.
- August 13, 2004
Developer John Vaughan says that like Radicati Group, many users were once disheartened by Lotus' strategy. But under Ambuj Goyal, the future for Notes and Domino looks bright.
- August 12, 2004
IBM Lotus on Wednesday previewed its collaboration tools of the future, including offerings to help workers stay organized, ease calendar management and execute business processes.
- August 11, 2004
Lotus will pull the plug on support for Notes and Domino R5 in September 2005, pledging to back the product for five more months than it had planned.
- August 10, 2004
Microsoft hopes interoperability deals with AOL and Yahoo will help the software giant take over the enterprise IM space, but its key competitor, Lotus, says interoperability is overrated.
- August 05, 2004
Technology might make our lives easier, but it's also good for a yuck or two. Or 10. Actually, the list of the most bizarre tech-related stories from last year could be a longer and more convoluted mess than Mr. and Mrs. Liza Minelli's divorce ...
- August 02, 2004
Is Domino doomed or just evolving? Users are fuming over a recent Radicati report predicting dire consequences for Domino at the hands of Workplace. While Radicati defends its position, Lotus explains why it won't happen.
- July 30, 2004
The second beta edition of Lotus Notes and Domino 7 is now available for download from IBM.
- July 29, 2004
The market for online collaboration applications is hotter than ever, and an industry expert explains how users will soon benefit from better, easier-to-use products.
- July 25, 2004
While we only chose a small handful of Domino blogs for this Featured Topic, we'd like to mention and acknowledge the other dozens of wonderful Domino blogs on the Web.
- July 23, 2004
In our midsummer product and service update, IBM gives R5 a longer lease on life, IBM lauds TLCC's JSP course and Ideax offers Notes-like views for Web applications.
- July 22, 2004
The market for enterprise security products will double in the next four years, due in large part to concerns over e-mail-based threats, new research finds.
- July 21, 2004
BOSTON -- Nathaniel Borenstein's job description is simple: stop spam. Unfortunately, the job itself is anything but . As a distinguished engineer for IBM Lotus and creator of the MIME ...
- July 20, 2004
Big Blue is touting a set of programming tools designed to make it easier for corporate developers, as well as ISVs, to create customized add-ons for its Lotus Workplace desktop platform.
- July 15, 2004
A consultant has discovered three Java applet flaws in Lotus Notes that could expose sensitive data. IBM has not yet offered fixes, but Notes users can stay secure by disabling Java applets.
- July 13, 2004
The new Domino Messaging Express is intended for SMBs and comes with a discount for those dumping Exchange. An expert says it's more proof that Domino and the messaging market have a long life ahead.
- July 08, 2004
Over the years, the IBM/Lotus product strategy has undergone a roller coaster worth of twists and turns (remember Rnext, July 05, 2004 05 Jul'04
When we published our editors' and experts' favorite Web sites earlier this month, members reacted with a mixed feelings. So we asked to hear from you.
- June 29, 2004
ISVs are courting customers with incentives to grab market share following the departure of AOL and Yahoo from the market for enterprise-grade instant messaging technology.
- June 17, 2004
Most enterprises agree they can no longer simply dump old e-mail messages. Opinion varies, however, on just what to do with those mountains of messages.
- June 08, 2004
Experts say WebSphere can offer Domino shops a number of useful features and functions, but not every environment requires those extra capabilities.
- May 21, 2004
Here's our roundup of announcements from the Domino community.
- May 20, 2004
CHICAGO -- Security was always the bugaboo that scared enterprises away from wireless data implementations. That changed in 1999, said Research In Motion (RIM) Ltd. president and co-CEO Mike Lazaridis, when his company launched the first iteration ...
- May 20, 2004
This two-part Q&A article offers a plethora of access control list (ACL) advice from our resident security and administration expert Chuck Connell. From customizing private and public ...
- May 20, 2004
Continuing from part one of this two-part series, Chuck Connell answers more ACL questions from SearchDomino.com members.
- May 13, 2004
An email policy expert offers advice on how to limit messaging system vulnerabilities without breaking the bank.
- May 12, 2004
Companies that don't have a sound e-mail policy open themselves up to potential lawsuits and public embarrassment. An expert offers insight on what your organization's plan should include.
- May 11, 2004
Check here for a wrap-up of Enterprise Messaging Decisions 2004, including coverage of sessions featuring Lotus Notes creator Ray Ozzie and noted anti-spam and e-mail policy experts.
- May 11, 2004
The man who wrote the book on fighting spam said some of today's popular techniques work quite well, but others don't do the job.
- May 10, 2004
IBM delivered right on schedule Workplace 2.0. The new version of the open standards-based development and collaboration platform is core to a new server managed client model.
- May 07, 2004
Experts claim that firms large and small can benefit from e-mail outsourcing, but one user said managed e-mail services have caused him nothing but trouble.
- May 05, 2004
Two industry experts at Enterprise Messaging Decisions offer their tips and advice on how to run a secure e-mail system and avoid messaging disasters.
- May 05, 2004
Virus writers, spammers and even the feds are straining e-mail systems. And if you think things are bad today, tougher times are likely ahead.
- May 05, 2004
Microsoft has announced the addition of an IBM Lotus Notes add-on pack for its Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2003.
- May 03, 2004
With iAnywhere's new application server, developers can use a familiar environment to enable mobile access to Domino apps.
- April 28, 2004
Andy Pedisich discusses the pros and cons of allowing employees to use third-party e-mail accounts, how to select third-party antispam solutions, e-mail spoofing issues, and more.
- April 27, 2004
Lots of companies are upgrading e-mail platforms or moving to new systems. Those who've made the move offer up advice from the trenches.
- April 26, 2004
I've always found the energy placed into the Domino vs. Exchange debate wasted, given the fact that most of my customers tend to use either platform for mostly e-mail and not the more advanced collaborative features that are available.
- April 23, 2004
Here's a roundup of some of the month's Notes-related announcements.
- April 22, 2004
New research explains just how bad the problem of e-mail spoofing has gotten -- and which businesses are the most likely to have their corporate identities ripped off.
- April 21, 2004
IBM Lotus is disputing an analyst's assertion that its Workplace product line will cause Big Blue's messaging market share to tumble.
- April 19, 2004
Bayesian filters are effective spam fighters, but they are best used as a last line of defense against unwanted e-mail, experts say. To get more aggressive, try DNS blacklists, whitelists and a relatively new method called URL-based filtering.
- April 15, 2004
Microsoft has released an updated version of its free tool to connect Outlook with IBM Lotus Domino servers.
- April 09, 2004
Instant messaging and Web conferencing applications will soon transform enterprise communication, according to International Data Corp.
- April 08, 2004
What would happen if a blacklist -- which is supposed to protect against junk e-mail -- made everyone look like a spammer? A vendor in the Domino community found out.
- April 06, 2004
IBM addresses federal regulation compliance with products that span its software portfolio, including offerings for Lotus and Tivoli.
- April 05, 2004
If you work with Domino, you need to know more than Domino. Our Domino, Java and J2EE Developer University provides resources, definitions, articles, tips, webcasts and other advice on all three topics -- all in one place.
- April 02, 2004
The Domino and WebSphere Strategies tip will cover issues that Domino developers and administrators face when integrating Domino and WebSphere. This first tip covers the basics of WebSphere v5 architecture. Other topics will include specifics on ...
- March 31, 2004
Users are snapping up antispam products at a record pace, new research finds.
- March 31, 2004
As Lotus' road map shifts, so does the focus of traditional Domino user groups.
- March 26, 2004
Here's a roundup of this month's Domino-related announcements.
- March 23, 2004
Microsoft was among the first to sue spammers in federal court under the Can Spam Act. Industry watchers say those lawsuits will amount to little more than a paper chase, but there are other reasons for optimism.
- March 22, 2004
When it comes to messaging platforms, there's Domino/Notes and Exchange/Outlook -- and then there's everyone else. Two editors step into the ring to argue why their favored heavyweight is the true champ.
- March 18, 2004
Senior developer Andrew Young offers his own thoughts on IBM Lotus: "I know that there is a growing disdain for the approach that IBM is taking in advancing a Workplace-based, WebSphere-driven future for Lotus Notes. IBM Lotus' VP of Development ...
- March 18, 2004
I know that there is a growing disdain for the approach that IBM is taking in advancing a Workplace-based, WebSphere-driven future for Lotus Notes. IBM Lotus' VP of Development Mike Rhodin is basically saying that the future of Notes is just another...
- March 17, 2004
Messaging analysis firm Radicati Group estimates that businesses are willing to pay an average of $11.95 per user for corporate instant messaging. And while Lotus Instant Messaging (formerly called Sametime) has a healthy lead in the space, most ...
- March 16, 2004
New Radicati Group research points to the main drivers fueling the growth in the market for e-mail archiving and retrieval software.
- March 09, 2004
extention of Ordering pictures on a page from a Web-based DB, redux, an ATE response from Domino development expert, Andre Guirard.
- March 04, 2004
Domino developer John Vaughan states his thoughts on where IBM is taking the Notes platform. His outlook on the future of Domino is a lot clearer since having attended Lotusphere.
- March 02, 2004
Like many developers in the Lotus community, I have been a bit confused about the direction IBM is taking the Notes platform. For a while it looked like we would all have to become WebSphere developers. But after attending Lotusphere 2004, it is ...
- February 27, 2004
Here's a look at this month's Domino-related product announcements.
- February 25, 2004
- February 25, 2004
IBM says its ISV roster has now reached 200. Big deal? You bet, say experts, especially for users.
- February 24, 2004
It's transition time for Notes shops, and IBM Lotus is doing all it can to keep the installed base from seeing the glass as half empty.
- February 18, 2004
Add Google Web search functionality to your Domino applications with Google's Web API service. This article shows how to implement that search functionality in an application using a simple agent. Download the code samples and get googling!
- February 09, 2004
This is the continuation of Jim Mason's answer to What is the easiest learning path to WebSphere? Ask the Expert question.
- February 03, 2004
ORLANDO, Fla. -- At Lotusphere, the message was clear -- IBM Lotus is committed to helping its installed base leverage existing Notes/Domino investments as it moves to a Java-based world. But what does this really mean for the Notes/Domino die-hards...
- February 02, 2004
The component-based collaboration suite is starting to attract interest, but some Domino shops aren't sold yet.
- January 29, 2004
As Domino customers grapple with moving toward a Java world, third-party vendors are pleased to offer products that make the transition go more smoothly.
- January 29, 2004
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