Lotus Notes and Domino Update - November 2010


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An update on the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino product family given at the Atlanta Notes User Group in November, 2010.

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Lotus Notes and Domino Update - November 2010

  1. 1. IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Strategy Ed Brill Director, Product Management
  2. 2. Marketplace Scorecard● Lotus Notes and Domino ▬ Sustained marketshare Y2Y (IDC, July 2010) ▬ Fastest growing business mobile email platform (IDC, September 2010) ▬ Vast majority of installed base running 8.5.x release (tracking surveys, support PMRs)● LotusLive Notes ▬ Strong analyst and customer reception out of the gate ▬ Competitive consideration is 1/3rd of sales opportunities● Lotus Symphony ▬ Over 12 million copies distributed● Lotus Protector ▬ No false positives; 99.2% reliability (ICSA Labs) 2
  3. 3. Notes 8.5.2 today: Smart & integrated CollaborationExamples of key Features• Easy to use UI• Many new features to increase personal productivity• Instant Messaging (Sametime 8)• LiveText & Widget Integration• Overlay Calendar and iCal Support• Free Lotus Symphony productivity tools integrated• Integration with Lotus Connections 2.x social software• Open plug-in model (Eclipse)• Freedom of choice for client plattform (Win, Mac, Linux)• Application development based on latest Java platform technologies (XPages)• Significant TCO savings with Domino 8.5.x
  4. 4. Web 2.0 integration with thecollaboration desktop 4
  5. 5. Notes updates in Notes 8.5.2● Startup improvements, including pre-load Notes in OS● LotusLive Notes capabilities, including: ▬ Seamless failover/failback capability ▬ Local replica cache mode (behind the scenes updating of mail replicas) ▬ SAML token based SSO for Notes & LotusLive services● Save Notes email message to a file● Specify default font & size for email text● Preference choices for ▬ inbox sort by last/first name ▬ global return receipts & auto closing tabs on replies ▬ exclude CC contents for recent contacts ▬ mark contacts private● Consistent window behavior for XPages in the Notes client● Multithreaded replication 5
  6. 6. Notes 8.5.2: Calendar user enhancements● Calendar panes remember if they were open or closed when you exit Notes● See Teamroom calendars offline or on a mobile device● Add private iCalendar feeds to your Notes calendar● More internationalized options for meetings that fall on the “weekend”● See rooms and resources on your calendar● See calendar entries by category● Meeting subject changes get reflected in rooms and resource reservations● Other Calendar improvements 6
  7. 7. Notes 8.5.2: Contacts user enhancements ● Make a contact or group private ● Send someone a group or location ● Choose to NOT add CC and BCC recipients to Recent Contacts ● More easily remove someone from Recent Contacts ● Other improvements to Recent Contacts 7
  8. 8. DAOS: Data Savings are real and immediate... 50% Savings on disk!! 8 Used w/ permission from Chris Miller – IdoNotes (and
  9. 9. New DAOS capabilities in Domino 8.5.x ● Optimize network operations using DAOS ▬ “Smart” replication/reply ▬ Dont send known attachments from client to server ▬ Forwarding mail messages with attachments ▬ Reply (to All) with History ▬ Dont send known attachments from server to server ▬ DAOS key is sent from the client or server during object allocation ● Additional benefits ▬ Reduced network bandwidth consumption ▬ Reduced I/O ● “False alarm” for client-server replication not working... ▬ Mere seconds to replicate local replica of mail file 9
  10. 10. More tools for developers and partnersDomino development clouds ● IBM.com ● Amazon EC2● IBM Lotus Solutions Catalog http://catalog.lotus.com 10
  11. 11. Domino Web Applications (xPages)
  12. 12. “...a strong, vibrant developer community devoted to enabling developers to collaborate on IBM Lotus Notes/Domino applications, and release them as open source...”● OpenNTF is an open source community dedicated to the development of Lotus Notes and Domino applications● Growth in 2009: ▬ Members: 67,000 / 8,500 new ▬ Traffic up 25% (3.2M page visits) ▬ 2X Downloads: 125,000+ ▬ New releases: 300+ ready-to-use “...more IBM-authored Notes/Domino source code in 2009 than all previous years combined!”
  13. 13. Resources for Domino Developers Lotus Domino Designer wiki http://www.lotus.com/ldd/ddwiki.nsf OpenNTF – Open source developer community Planet Lotus: http://planetlotus.org XPages blog: http://xpagesblog.com/ DeveloperWorks ▬ app dev landing page: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/products/notesdomin o/ ▬ Xpages Straight Up: 13 http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/domdes- xpages/index.html
  14. 14. IBM Lotus Notes Traveler Push email for Nokia Symbian, Windows Mobile, and Apple iPhone devices  Automatic wireless delivery ● Email (including attachments) ● Calendar ● Address Book ● Journal ● To Do Lists  2-way synchronization  Over-the-air client installation  Email Folder support  Customizable alerts for new email  Encrypted mail  Policy administration and monitoring *Works over all wired / wireless connections (CDMA, GPRS, GSM, WiFi, etc.)Integrates with Lotus Mobile Connect for secure data channels  Remote wipe and device lock(*) features NOT currently available on the Apple iPhone  Corporate directory lookup **(**) feature NOT currently available on Nokia Symbian or Windows Mobile 14
  15. 15. Lotus Notes Traveler in 8.5.2• Linux server• iPhone meeting invitations• iPhone device management: password, password length, etc• Corporate directory search for Nokia and Windows Mobile• Single HTTP/S Data Channel (no ports needed beyond 80/443)• Automatic client software update• Scheduled sync• Windows Mobile 6.5• Android client – post-8.5.2 15
  16. 16. RIM Blackberry and IBM Lotus – perfect together ● Support for Notes mail/calendar/contacts, applications ● Sametime client ● Quickr and Connections clients – sold through RIM or IBM ● Plans for Xpages support in Blackberry browser
  17. 17. Lotus Notes and Domino: Your Choice of a deliverymodel Lotus Notes and Domino has a wide choice of delivery models to fit individual organization’s needs: ▬ On-Premise ▬ Appliance ▬ Cloud ▬ Hybrid 17
  18. 18. IBM collaboration strategy for the CloudCollaboration beyond the enterprise is a globalpain point ▬ Need to drive top-line growth and innovation is driving organizations to want to work more closely with their customers and partners ▬ Need for cost reduction is driving organizations to reduce headcount and to optimize the use of skills across the extended enterprise Files My NetworkOur strategy Meetings Events ▬ Deliver a set of services that dramatically simplifies and improves the business interactions organizations have with their customers and partners Chat ActivitiesExecution ▬ Provide the essential business services that every workgroup needs in a way that is simple to acquire and easy-to-use Charts Survey Forms ▬ Integrated collaborative and social networking services connected to relevant business services and applications ▬ Seamlessly work with people – outside or inside your company eMail ▬ Create a business network of connected businesses 18
  19. 19. The LotusLive portfolio Web Conferencing Collaboration e-Mail LotusLive Meetings LotusLive Engage LotusLive Notes A full-featured, easy to use Web An integrated suite of tools that combines IBM’s most widely used, full-featured conferencing service your business network with collaboration software for e-mail, calendaring and and conferencing services scheduling and contact management – Lotus Notes – now available as an online serviceLotusLive Events LotusLive Connections LotusLive iNotesProvides tools to create, manage and Combines your business network with Web-based messaging service for e-mailconduct webinars for up to 999 attendees collaboration services and personal calendar 19
  20. 20. Introducing the New LotusLive Notes! Full-featured Messaging on a Multi-Tenant Domino PlatformLotusLive Notes in 2010 ● Cloud-based Domino Mail, Calendar, Contacts and IM/Presence Key Deliverables – Multi-tenant mail and directory service – Available by annual subscription ● Beta (Managed) – began April 2010 ● Service General Availability (sGA) – August 2010 ● Seamless transition to the cloud for business and end-user continuity – Existing Notes credentials avoids disruptions, rework and productivity loss – Encryption, decryption and digital signatures ● Secure, Scalable, Economical and Highly Available – Low-touch administrative model ● Tuned for a Hybrid Model for companies with on-premises and cloud users – Predominant enterprise use further protecting customer investment ● Customizable mail experience – Leverage existing company specific changes to mail templates in the service ● Can be augmented with additional LotusLive capabilities – Data Migration Services, Mobile accessibility, Archiving and more... Also, currently available today as hosted, single tenant offering upon request. Feature/Function/Pricing may ch
  21. 21. What is Lotus Protector?An optimized security platform for Lotus Dominocustomers● ▬ Spam and content filter for Internet e-mail● ▬ Internet e-mail encryption solutionProtector products understand Lotus Notes and Domino and the ways our customers use it! 21
  22. 22. Notes/Domino World class technology integration Deployment Flexibility Per-User Software License Physical Appliance Virtual Appliance (IBM x 3250, x3350, x3650 M2)
  23. 23. Notes Inbox IntegrationGives end users complete control over ALL unwanted e-mail!Objective Spam Pharma, sexual, stock scams etc. – Protector for Mail Security stops objective spam cold at the gatewaySubjective Spam Newsletters, mailing lists, event invitations etc. – Notes integration lets users block subjective spam senders permanently
  24. 24. IBM Deployment -- Protector for Mail SecurityExecutive Office● Deployed early 2010 for IBM corporate executive ▬ Blocking ~50 emails/day that passed through third party filterInternal deployment ● Current solution requires 60 spam/virus filter servers plus six IP layer filters ● Goal is to reduce to 30 Protector for Mail Security servers, each filtering 120,000 emails/hour● Completing six month pilot for Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, ▬ Using one Protector for Mail Security server on x3650 ● Brazil rollout pending, followed by US and worldwide● ICAP solution to replace on-Domino third party AV ▬ Allows move to zLinux 24
  25. 25. What does it do?● It extends Notes encryption to the Internet● It secures e-mail using the most seamless encryption available for a given recipient● It provides options to recipient for preferred method of communication● It ensures content in transit is not intercepted or modified● It saves money on couriers, certified mail, overnight delivery, faxes, etc. 25
  26. 26. Notes/Domino World class technology integration Deployment Flexibility Per-User Software License Gatew ay Client Physical or Virtual Appliance
  27. 27. How does it work? User perspective Domino Notes Protector for Mail Encryption Notes
  28. 28. How does it work? Protector for Mail Encryption Gateway INTERNET ● Enterprise Key Server ● Encryption Policy Protector Server for Mail ● Webmail UI Security* ● Satellite Server Protector ● Notes Integration ● Client Keyring ● Content Filter for Mail ● Encryption Policy ● Policy Server Encryption Client* Client *Optional
  29. 29. Lotus Symphony 3● Lotus Symphony 3 represents the biggest advancement since we launched public beta in fall of 2007● Rebased on OpenOffice.org 3 code stream – we decided to be consistent with the OO.org community versioning scheme● New capabilities and user experience enhancements throughout● Major focus on improved support for Microsoft Office file format and interoperability with Microsoft Office users New Features Interop Enhanced • ODF 1.2 Support ● Right Sidebar • MS VB Macro • Support OLE objects greatly • Business Card, support • MS Office 2007 enhanced and envelope and Label Import and fidelity extended templates improved ● Chart Support • Add-on installer for • Interoperability with Enhanced Notes • Signed Plugins OOo improved ● User Experience • Graphics objects ● Richer Java & LS rendering improved APIs ● New Toolkit 29
  30. 30. A vision for how people will work in thefuture... The application of Integrate business the “Social applications and Analytics” to collaboration to prioritize what is streamline the way most important NOW people work Improving the quality A consistent of information and experience to avoiding expensive increase productivity downtime at any time and at any place 30 04 September 2010
  31. 31. Thank you!ed_brill@us.ibm.comTwitter: @edbrillwww.edbrill.com
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