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Quick Takes: iEnterprises helps Notes take on office tasks

iEnterprises helps Notes users solve their office tasks, Sybari Software ships its Antigen 6.0 antivirus product for Domino and SuSE Linux creates a new product by combining Linux and the Lotus Application Server.

iEnterprises expands Notes to office tasks

Murray Hill, N.J.-based iEnterprises Inc. has kicked off a new effort to court casual Notes users with the launch of its Lotus Notes and Microsoft Office integration software iOffice Integrator 3.0.1.

The company, known for its iExtensions for Notes CRM product, touts iOffice Integrator as a way to use the contact information stored in Lotus Notes to perform simple office tasks such as creating letters and mailing labels, and more complex tasks like sending mass e-mail messages.

iOffice Integrator's optional document library stores, shares and organizes documents and templates directly within Notes. iOffice Integrator also acts as a mass correspondence engine that allows users to generate personalized bulk correspondence in the form of e-mails, faxes and printed documents.

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Sybari ships Antigen 6.0 for Domino

Sybari Software Inc., developer of the Antigen antivirus, e-mail security and content-filtering software, has expanded its platform support to include Lotus Domino servers running IBM's AIX UNIX operating system.

The additional support for AIX UNIX is the result of Antigen customer and partner requests. The move is also intended to strengthen Antigen's appeal as an antivirus solution for Notes and Domino administrators that need to support multiple operating systems while maintaining messaging and collaboration environments.

Sybari now provides Antigen for Domino solutions that protect Lotus Domino server versions 4.6.7 and higher running on Windows NT and Windows 2000 (Intel and Alpha), Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, and OS/2 Warp. Antigen 6.0 for Lotus Domino AIX is now generally available. Additionally, Antigen 6.0 for Domino running on Sun Solaris is available as a beta release and can be downloaded via Sybari's Website.

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SuSE weaves Linux and Lotus

SuSE Linux, an open-source technology provider based Nuremberg, Germany with U.S. offices located in Oakland, Calif., has released an updated version of the SuSE Linux Groupware Server, interweaving the Linux operating system with the newly released Lotus Application Server 5.0.10.

According to the company, the SuSE Linux Groupware Server combines the stability and security of the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server operating system with the comprehensive functionality of Lotus Domino. Designed for companies and departments with more than 50 PC workstations, the product focuses on shortening server response periods, improving scalability up to 6,000 users, easing remote control processes and integrating system interfaces for other applications such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and SAP/R3.

The SuSE Linux Groupware Server is available from SuSE Linux business partners. The recommended retail price is $3,490 per server, including extensive documentation, 30 days of product support and 12 months of system maintenance.

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Cobra unveils updated Image Router for Domino

Tallahassee, Fla.-based Cobra Technologies Inc., has announced the immediate availability of the Cobra Image Router (CIR) version 4.0, a new version of its imaging solution for the Lotus Notes, Domino and Domino.Doc environment.

CIR v4.0 features include a new OCR engine, additional output file types, ability to deliver multiple file types simultaneously, scan to file, enhanced Domino.Doc and Barcode services, and integration with the Axis 7000 Network Server, enabling an expanded range of scanners.

The company is also offering a 45-day free trial of CIR v4. so companies can try the product in their own environments. Cobra Technologies is an IBM Premier business partner specializing in Lotus solutions and a founding member of the Lotus Domino.Doc Advisory Council. CLICK for Cobra Technologies' Web site

Domino developers can learn WebSphere, from a distance

The Learning Continuum Company, a provider of distance learning courses for Notes and Domino, has announced a new course, Introduction to WebSphere 4.0 for Domino Developers.

This new course is designed to help Domino developers grasp how to develop J2EE applications using WebSphere Studio Application Developer 4.0 and how Domino integrates with WebSphere Application Server. Students will learn to develop, test and debug Java applications using WebSphere Studio Application Developer, create WebSphere Servlets and JavaServer Pages and understand the J2EE multi-tier application model and the Model-View-Controller design pattern.

Students may take the course anywhere and at any time using The Learning Continuum Company's own course delivery system. Students can download the course to their home and/or office computer, proceed at their own pace and receive help from an instructor upon request. The cost of this new course is $399.

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App extension provider Acucorp gets IBM partner status

Acucorp Inc., a provider of application extensions, has been upgraded from member to advanced membership level within IBM's PartnerWorld for Developers program, IBM's worldwide partner marketing and enablement program.

Acucorp, based in San Diego, earned the membership advancement through significant contributions to software development and modernization solutions for IBM's computing platforms. The advanced level membership will provide Acucorp with access to an assortment of technical, informational, general business and marketing services from IBM, including support for Acucorp's solutions for IBM's eServer line.

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