Domino vs. MS Exchange
Lotus Domino is the Best Upgrade
KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS
for MS Exchange.
• Collaborative Applications. Domino™
offers more than just messaging.
With Domino, you can easily build If your organization runs Microsoft with more e-mail clients and mobile
powerful collaborative applications. Exchange, it's time to carefully evaluate devices, and delivers superior messaging
your messaging infrastructure. Upgrading
Exchange 2000 is still primarily an and PIM capabilities to Web browser
to Exchange 2000 requires a significant
e-mail system. users. And Domino provides full or selec-
effort, and may not provide the collabo- tive offline replication. Most important,
• Reliable Performance. Domino offers
rative capability you need. Migrating to Domino delivers the power of collabora-
superior clustering, load balancing
Lotus Domino is easier than an Exchange tive applications. That's something
and failover capabilities, and
upgrade. And Domino delivers the col- Exchange simply doesn't do.
supports single mailbox backup
laborative applications you need to stay
and recovery. Exchange has no
An Easy Migration Path to Domino
ahead of the pack.
clustering capability of its own.
For current Exchange users, migrating
Failure of one mailbox means A Market Leading Choice to Exchange 2000 means installing
downtime for everyone. More than 68 million people use Lotus and integrating with Windows 2000's
• Multi-Platform Support. Domino Notes® and Domino, the world leaders in complex Active Directory architecture.
messaging and collaboration. Domino is
is available on all major platforms, This process can slow your organization
a robust, secure, full-featured messaging
including AS/400,® Linux, Solaris, down. In contrast, it's easy to migrate to
and collaboration solution. And because
HP/UX, S/390,® AIX,® OS/2,® Windows Domino. Domino Upgrade Services,
it's backed by the commitment and Migration Packs, and solutions devel-
2000, and Windows NT It supports
technology of Lotus and IBM,® Domino oped by Lotus Business Partners provide
a broad range of e-mail and browser
will continue to offer a secure, reliable everything you need for a quick, cost-
clients, and mobile devices, and
solution far into the future. effective migration.
provides superior Web-based
messaging, collaboration, and PIM
A Clear Advantage Over Exchange 2000
functions. Exchange runs on
Take a closer look at Domino, and
Windows 2000 only.
you'll find it's a better choice than
Exchange 2000. Domino's reliable archi-
tecture minimizes downtime. Domino
scales with no limitations. Domino sup-
ports more operating systems, works
The Domino Advantage
“Notes/Domino remains the collaboration
tool that all competitors want to beat.”
Network Computing, October 2, 2000. Used with permission.
Domino Gives You Messaging Domino Provides the Reliability
and Collaboration You Need
Collaborative applications. Domino Superior architecture. Domino supports
provides a variety of collaborative appli- six-way active/active clustering, even
cations, including integrated document across network links, which can be used
management, workgroup-based project for both fail-over and load balancing.
management, intelligent messaging, ad Only Domino provides a true “Hot Site”
hoc workflow management, discussion clustering model. In Exchange cluster-
databases, information management, ing, all servers in a cluster share a single
directory services, knowledge manage- disk drive. Failure of the drive means
ment services, and Web workflow. failure of all servers in the cluster.
Unified messaging. Domino lets anyone Flexible clustering. Unlike Exchange 2000,
in your organization send and receive Domino's clustering does not require
e-mail, anytime, anywhere. With “advanced” or “datacenter” versions
Domino you can bring together diverse of the underlying operating system.
Domino Upgrade Services simplifies
communication channels, including Domino clustering can even run on
support for PDAs, pagers, and other a freeware Linux server.
mobile and wireless devices.
Single mailbox backup. Domino supports
A choice of tools. Domino is one of single mailbox backup and recovery,
the most open, flexible application regardless of messaging architecture.
environments available. In addition to Exchange 2000 provides no utility to
Domino Supports the Platform of
the complete GUI development environ- backup or restore an individual mailbox.
ment of Domino Designer, various open Like Exchange 5.5, any failure of an
Your choice of systems. Domino provides
interfaces and connectors are provided Exchange 2000 mail database will affect
support for all major operating systems,
from Domino. These include COM, all the users in that database.
including S/390, AS/400, Windows NT ,
CORBA/IIOP XML, FrontPage, C, C++,
Time-tested protection. A decade of con-
Windows 2000, Solaris, HP/UX, AIX, and
Dreamweaver, and NetObjects Fusion.
tinuous improvement has helped Lotus
Linux. Exchange 2000 can run on only
Instant messaging and collaboration. build a Domino architecture that is
one platform-Windows NT .
Domino supports Lotus Sametime,™ unsurpassed in its reliability. Domino is
Your choice of clients. Domino supports
bringing the power of synchronous a mature, proven solution for messag-
more clients than any other platform,
collaboration to your organization. ing and collaboration.
including e-mail programs such as Lotus
Sametime lets you instantly find out
Notes and Microsoft Outlook, and
who's online, communicate through
browser clients such as Internet Explorer
instant messaging, and even share files
or Netscape Navigator. It also provides
and applications-all over the Web.
complete support for Web and
The Top 10 Reasons to Migrate
Domino Supports Web and
From Exchange to Lotus Domino
Unified Domino mailbox. Domino makes Leadership
it easy to deliver the support for mobile
Domino is the World's Choice for
users that today's distributed organiza-
Messaging and Collaboration.
tions need. You get one unified mailbox
for Domino and Internet mail, a light-
weight mobile directory, full or selective Domino Provides Web Access,
Document and Project Management,
offline replication, and synchronization
Workflow, and more.
with PDAs, pagers, and other mobile
and wireless devices.
Domino Advanced Security Keeps
Mobile collaboration. Even on the go,
Your Messages Safe Domino is a Mature, Reliable Solution.
Domino users can access collaborative
Public Key Infrastructure. Domino's easy
applications using any client, as well
to manage PKI provides the foundation
Domino Grows with Your Dynamic
as mobile and wireless devices. And
for numerous security features, includ-
Domino offers superior Web-based
ing digital signatures and per-recipient
messaging and PIM capabilities. That
encryption, access control down to the Easy Administration
means the people in your organization
individual field level, execution control Domino Lets You Manage From a Single
can be doing the work they need to
lists, local data encryption on Notes Console.
do, instead of just reading about it.
clients, and trust relationships in multi-
organization and Extranet applications.
Domino Means Lower Cost Domino is Available on All Major
Virus protection. Domino Execution of Ownership Platforms, and offers the best Web-
Control Lists (ECLs) protect your comput- based mail/PIM experience available
Reduced administrative expense. Domino's
ing environment by checking any for browser users.
reliability and ease of administration
attempted action against the signature means less downtime for end users, and
of the developer. Any developer not a better bottom line on your IT budget.
Domino Keeps Your Messages Safe
authorized in the ECL will trigger an You'll spend less time solving problems-
Execution Security Alert. This lets you more time using technology to give
avoid the security problems with Interoperability
your organization an edge.
Exchange and Outlook that created
Domino Offers Native Support for All
A cost-effective solution. Studies have
entry points for “Melissa,” “Bubbleboy,”
Internet and Messaging Protocols.
shown that Domino has the most
complete feature set of any messaging Support for Mobile Users
Single sign-on. Domino delivers secure product available today. A single invest-
Domino Offers a Unified Mailbox, Full or
single sign-on in a variety of configura- ment in Domino not only pays off with Selective Offline Replication regardless
tions, including Windows NT and secure, reliable messaging, but with of client, and Synchronization with PDAs,
Windows 2000 workstations, when the unlimited ability to quickly and Pagers, and Other Wireless Devices.
using Microsoft IIS as its HTTP protocol easily develop the powerful collabora-
Lower Cost of Ownership
layer, and when integrated with IBM tive applications your company needs
Websphere. Domino Reduces Administrative and
to compete successfully.
Reduced server cost. Domino's unlimited
scalability means you'll experience
direct savings in the areas of server
acquisition, implementation, and
administration. Domino can grow
comfortably with your organization
no matter how fast it's expanding.