Lotusphere 2009 Review 2009 01 26

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  • Purpose of this presentation is to summarize the major news of Lotusphere 2009 to share with others that were unable to attend
  • Lotusphere 2009 Review 2009 01 26

    1. 1. Chris Pepin Executive IT Architect IBM Office of the CIO – Global Infrastructure
    2. 2. My responsibilities at Lotusphere <ul><li>Work at the Lotus Symphony booth in the product showcase. Award winners </li></ul><ul><li>Assist with the Sametime 8.0 “Bird of a Feather” session </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with the press and analysts </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with external customers </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with IBMers (e.g. WPLC product management) </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with vendors (e.g. RIM, Nokia, SAP) </li></ul><ul><li>Attend sessions of interest </li></ul>
    3. 3. Pre-Lotusphere Announcements <ul><li>MacWorld – Notes 8.5, Symphony 1.2.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Outblaze mail acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>“Momentum” press release , 145 million licenses of Lotus Notes </li></ul>
    4. 4. Overview <ul><li>January 18-22 @ Walt Disney World, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Theme - “Resonance” </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Man Group, Dan Akroyd, Jim Balsillie (RIM) </li></ul><ul><li>Over 7,000 attendees – up 2% from last year </li></ul><ul><li>First conference was in 1993. History (wikipedia) </li></ul>
    5. 5. Key News <ul><li>Communities in the Cloud - LotusLive (formerly BlueHouse); LinkedIn, Salesforce.com, Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Alloy (formerly project Atlantic) </li></ul><ul><li>RIM – Lotus Connections, Sametime, Quickr, Sametime Unyte, ODF support, XPages support </li></ul><ul><li>ActiveSync support for iPhone – Lotus Traveler </li></ul><ul><li>Partner press releases </li></ul>
    6. 6. Products <ul><li>Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Sametime 8.5 and SUT </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus Connections 2.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Quickr “next” </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus Symphony 1.3 and 2.0 </li></ul>
    7. 9. Questions? [email_address]

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