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What's New in IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5
Marco Paolini | Lotus IT Specialist
Financial Disclaimer
The information on the new product is intended to outline our general
product direction and it should...
The Lotus Sametime customer today
●   Scalable instant messaging
●   Extensible unified client platform
●   Access to 3rd ...
Lotus Sametime 8.5 Themes
●   Simplified online meeting experience



●   Improved video quality and interoperability



●...
Customer Concerns -- Meetings
●   JavaTM applet for everyone
●   Launch time for meeting client
●   Meeting creation and i...
Next generation
  Online Meeting
      Experience


 to access         to share


to get in
            easy         to co...
8.5 Meetings Demo
Key new meeting features
●   Simpler meeting experience
     ▬   Fast meeting entry
           ▬  Installed client -- Lotu...
The Lotus Sametime 8.5 customer
●   Scalable instant messaging
●   Extensible unified client platform
●   Access to 3rd pa...
Customer Concerns – Audio/Video
●   Quality of audio and video -- especially in meetings
●   Resizing the video image
●   ...
Audio / Video Goals
●   Integrated
     ▬   Unified desktop video user experience
●   Open
     ▬   Interoperate with part...
8.5 Audio/Video Demo
Audio / Video Features
Voice/Video Chats                       ●   Lotus Sametime 8.5 client
                             ...
Sametime Audio & Video Conferencing  Telepresence
                                                    Room Video
         ...
The Lotus Sametime 8.5 customer
●   Scalable instant messaging
●   Extensible unified client platform
●   Access to 3rd pa...
Customer Concerns – Web IM
●   Web IM requirement of Java
●   Limited / restricted functionality
●   API use required Java...
Web IM goals
●   Zero download client
●   Rich user interface
●   API geared to Web programmer




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8.5 Web IM Demo
®
Apple iPhone




          Browser IM
          client
Web IM Custom styles



        Custom
        Styles
New Web APIs
Web IM Client features
  ▬   User presence status message
  ▬   Contact list
  ▬   Adding contacts and groups
  ▬   Quick ...
The Lotus Sametime 8.5 customer
●   Scalable instant messaging
●   Extensible unified client platform
●   Access to 3rd pa...
Lotus Sametime 8.5 Architecture
       and Deployment




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Where can I deploy the Lotus Sametime client?
       Within the IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1 client   As a standalone client
    ...
Lotus Sametime 8.5 - “All Features” Deployment
                                        Lotus
                             ...
Lotus Sametime 8.5 External Meetings
       Deployment
Internal participants
         Lotus Sametime    Lotus Sametime   L...
Lotus Sametime 8.5 Meetings
Cluster Deployment
                                                     Lotus
                ...
System Console: Centralized configuration and
policy management
                                                          ...
Lotus Sametime 8.5 supported platforms
●   Clients
     ▬   Microsoft® Windows® XP® (SP2) and Windows Vista® – 32 and 64 b...
Planned platforms
     ●     Near term plans for Lotus Sametime Connect and
           Lotus Notes embedded client support...
Reference information
Invite others by dragging
       from your buddy list into   Presenter tools – thumbnails of
        the room. View list b...
Click to start/stop video.
 Video starts after joining
    the audio call. Video
  ‘canvas’ area contains a
      single c...
Web browser client

      Zero download
    browser experience
to view meeting content --
     no Java required!
Sametime 8.5 Meetings – Installed Client
/Browser Client Feature Comparison
●   For Sametime 8.5, the installed meeting cl...
Microsoft Outlook integration
New toolbar adds click to talk, send file, announcement, instant meetings, and Instant Share...
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The information contained in this publication is provided...
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  1. 1. What's New in IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5 Marco Paolini | Lotus IT Specialist
  2. 2. Financial Disclaimer The information on the new product is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information on the new product is for informational purposes only and may not be incorporated into any contract. The information on the new product is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion 2
  3. 3. The Lotus Sametime customer today ● Scalable instant messaging ● Extensible unified client platform ● Access to 3rd party IM ● Online Meetings ● Video ● Web browser access ● Web application integration 3
  4. 4. Lotus Sametime 8.5 Themes ● Simplified online meeting experience ● Improved video quality and interoperability ● New Web browser and mobile IM clients ● Simplified UC enablement of business processes and applications 4
  5. 5. Customer Concerns -- Meetings ● JavaTM applet for everyone ● Launch time for meeting client ● Meeting creation and invitation effort ● Quality of converted presentations ● Recordings in proprietary format ● Dropped connections ● Large meeting support ● High availability ● Performance 5
  6. 6. Next generation Online Meeting Experience to access to share to get in easy to collaborate to add others
  7. 7. 8.5 Meetings Demo
  8. 8. Key new meeting features ● Simpler meeting experience ▬ Fast meeting entry ▬ Installed client -- Lotus Sametime Connect or Lotus Notes embedded clients ▬ Web browsers (zero Java download for meeting viewing) ▬ Reservation-less meetings ▬ Instant meetings or reusable (persistent) meeting rooms ▬ Improved calendar integration with Lotus Notes (or Microsoft® Outlook®) software ▬ Improved screen and document sharing quality ▬ Easy record /playback in a standard player (.MOV files) ● Improved meeting reliability ▬ HTTP/HTTPS connectivity replaces T.120 ▬ Simplifies firewall/SSO etc ▬ Built in meeting room failover ▬ No need for separate EMS infrastructure 8
  9. 9. The Lotus Sametime 8.5 customer ● Scalable instant messaging ● Extensible unified client platform ● Access to 3rd party IM ● Online Meetings ● Video ● Web browser access ● Web application integration 9
  10. 10. Customer Concerns – Audio/Video ● Quality of audio and video -- especially in meetings ● Resizing the video image ● More than 2 people in a video chat ● Interoperability with 3rd party video conferencing systems 10
  11. 11. Audio / Video Goals ● Integrated ▬ Unified desktop video user experience ● Open ▬ Interoperate with partner video conferencing systems ● Managed ▬ Improved audio/video management 11
  12. 12. 8.5 Audio/Video Demo
  13. 13. Audio / Video Features Voice/Video Chats ● Lotus Sametime 8.5 client ▬ Support for chat, VoIP audio/video chats & online meetings Lotus ▬ Multi-way voice and video conversations Sametime 8.5 ▬ Active speaker switching ▬ Encodes standard A/V streams ▬ H.263, H.264 ▬ G.711, G.722.1, iSAC ▬ SIP based A/V client Meetings ● Lotus Sametime 8.5 Media Manager server ▬ SIP proxy registrar ▬ SIP based conference focus ▬ Media router (packet switcher) ● Third-party integration 13
  14. 14. Sametime Audio & Video Conferencing Telepresence Room Video Conferencing Partner Interoperability systems Voice/ Video calls H.323 Partner ISDN delivered connectors Meetings 14
  15. 15. The Lotus Sametime 8.5 customer ● Scalable instant messaging ● Extensible unified client platform ● Access to 3rd party IM ● Online Meetings ● Video ● Web browser access ● Web application integration 15
  16. 16. Customer Concerns – Web IM ● Web IM requirement of Java ● Limited / restricted functionality ● API use required Java programming skills 16
  17. 17. Web IM goals ● Zero download client ● Rich user interface ● API geared to Web programmer 17
  18. 18. 8.5 Web IM Demo
  19. 19. ® Apple iPhone Browser IM client
  20. 20. Web IM Custom styles Custom Styles
  21. 21. New Web APIs
  22. 22. Web IM Client features ▬ User presence status message ▬ Contact list ▬ Adding contacts and groups ▬ Quick Find for contact list ▬ Business cards ▬ Location ▬ 1 to1 chat ▬ N-way chat with invitation ▬ Sending announcements ▬ Rich text ▬ Emoticons ▬ Public IM presence chat via Sametime Gateway ▬ Click to call (via 3rd party telephony partners) ▬ Instant Meetings ▬ Web application integration APIs 22
  23. 23. The Lotus Sametime 8.5 customer ● Scalable instant messaging ● Extensible unified client platform ● Access to 3rd party IM ● Online Meetings ● Video ● Web browser access ● Web application integration 23
  24. 24. Lotus Sametime 8.5 Architecture and Deployment 24
  25. 25. Where can I deploy the Lotus Sametime client? Within the IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1 client As a standalone client via an upgrade installation 25
  26. 26. Lotus Sametime 8.5 - “All Features” Deployment Lotus Sametime Servers Lotus Sametime Domino® server Lotus Lotus Notes Presence & Sametime Web Clients Instant Msg Clients Lotus Sametime Proxy Meetings Media Manager IBM WebSphere® Application Server / IBM DB2® Universal Database In larger deployments, Lotus Sametime servers and database components may be distributed based on user location, workload capacity, network factors and high availability requirements.
  27. 27. Lotus Sametime 8.5 External Meetings Deployment Internal participants Lotus Sametime Lotus Sametime Lotus Sametime Lotus Notes Servers Web Clients Client Presence & Instant Msg Meetings 1 Lotus Sametime Lotus Sametime Meetings 2 Lotus Notes Web Clients Clients External participants
  28. 28. Lotus Sametime 8.5 Meetings Cluster Deployment Lotus Sametime Servers Cluster Lotus Sametime Meetings 1 Lotus Notes WebSphere or Web clients Application Server Proxy Meetings 2 Proxy server provides caching Individual meetings Clustered servers use and helps application server exist on a single the web services to scale; routes HTTP traffic to cluster member support high correct node availability and failover
  29. 29. System Console: Centralized configuration and policy management Lotus Sametime Gateway Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony * Lotus Sametime Media Manager Lotus Sametime Lotus Sametime Lotus Sametime Presence/IM Meetings Advanced * * Future release of server required
  30. 30. Lotus Sametime 8.5 supported platforms ● Clients ▬ Microsoft® Windows® XP® (SP2) and Windows Vista® – 32 and 64 bit (Lotus Sametime Connect 8.5 or Lotus Notes 8.5.1 upgrade) ● Browsers ▬ Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6.x, 7.x, 8.0 (Microsoft Windows) ▬ Firefox® 2.x and 3.0.x (Microsoft Windows, Mac®, Linux®) ▬ Safari® 3.2 and 4.0.x (Mac) ● Servers ▬ Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008 - 32 and 64 bit ▬ Linux (RHEL, SLES) - 32 and 64 bit ▬ AIX® 5.3/6.1 ▬ i5/OS® 5.4, 6.1 ▬ SolarisTM 10 ● Other ▬ Lotus Domino 8.0 / 8.5 for Community / “Classic” meetings ▬ IBM WebSphere Application Server 7 for new servers and gateway ▬ IBM DB2 Universal Database 9.5 for new servers and gateway 30
  31. 31. Planned platforms ● Near term plans for Lotus Sametime Connect and Lotus Notes embedded client support ▬ Apple Mac & Linux (RHEL, SLED) ▬ Microsoft Windows 7 ▬ Updated Lotus Sametime Advanced ▬ Updated Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony The information on the new product is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information on the new product is for informational purposes only and may not be incorporated into any contract. The information on the new product is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion. 31
  32. 32. Reference information
  33. 33. Invite others by dragging from your buddy list into Presenter tools – thumbnails of the room. View list by slides, laser pointer, name or picture. annotations, size display Set room permissions Materials are stored in the meeting room library, which lists all documents and URLs shared in the meeting. Create polls, take screen shots, and paste files into the library. Lotus Sametime installed client Quick entry to the meeting room – as easy as joining a chat Rich text and emoticons available in the group chat.
  34. 34. Click to start/stop video. Video starts after joining the audio call. Video ‘canvas’ area contains a single composite embedded video stream. Lotus Sametime installed client Additional tools Call and video controls List of participants shows connection status Room tools give you access to meeting room settings. Meeting leader or Also use to create reports, approved user can record showing attendance, action meeting – both the shared items, meeting minutes, and content and the meeting what was shared. audio. Save to standard .MOV file format
  35. 35. Web browser client Zero download browser experience to view meeting content -- no Java required!
  36. 36. Sametime 8.5 Meetings – Installed Client /Browser Client Feature Comparison ● For Sametime 8.5, the installed meeting client is required for: ▬ Client-side document conversions of .ppt and .odp files ▬ Application sharing remote control capabilities ▬ Drag/drop support or UI/dialog support for inviting participants ▬ Drag/drop support for adding file content ▬ Meeting recording ▬ Use of highlighter and pointer tools (everyone can view) ▬ Create or send polls (anyone can respond) ▬ Screen capture tool ▬ Paste from clipboard ▬ Browsing history for the library ▬ Audio/Video 36
  37. 37. Microsoft Outlook integration New toolbar adds click to talk, send file, announcement, instant meetings, and Instant Share directly from Outlook Click to talk via major 3rd party telephony vendors when their plug-ins are deployed Dynamically creates Lotus Sametime contact list Instantly click to chat, talk, share, meet with any or all copied on the message
  38. 38. Legal Disclaimer © IBM Corporation 2009. All Rights Reserved. The information contained in this publication is provided for informational purposes only. While efforts were made to verify the completeness and accuracy of the information contained in this publication, it is provided AS IS without warranty of any kind, express or implied. In addition, this information is based on IBM’s current product plans and strategy, which are subject to change by IBM without notice. IBM shall not be responsible for any damages arising out of the use of, or otherwise related to, this publication or any other materials. Nothing contained in this publication is intended to, nor shall have the effect of, creating any warranties or representations from IBM or its suppliers or licensors, or altering the terms and conditions of the applicable license agreement governing the use of IBM software. References in this presentation to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply that they will be available in all countries in which IBM operates. Product release dates and/or capabilities referenced in this presentation may change at any time at IBM’s sole discretion based on market opportunities or other factors, and are not intended to be a commitment to future product or feature availability in any way. Nothing contained in these materials is intended to, nor shall have the effect of, stating or implying that any activities undertaken by you will result in any specific sales, revenue growth or other results. IBM, the IBM logo, Lotus, Lotus Notes, Notes, Domino, Sametime, WebSphere, UC2, and DB2 are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Java and all Java-based trademarks are trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States, other countries, or both. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries, or both. Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others. All references to Renovations refer to a fictitious company and are used for illustration purposes only. 38
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