Lotus Notes/Domino Update - UK Lotus Users Group, September 2008


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Lotus Notes/Domino Update - UK Lotus Users Group, September 2008

  1. 1. ® IBM Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino strategy update Ed Brill Worldwide Sales Executive Lotus Notes/Domino, Protector, Symphony products © 2008 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. IBM Software Group | Lotus software IBM Lotus collaboration strategy Interaction and client services (online or offline) Content Task-specific Rich clients Browser Portal Mobile feeds applications Collaboration and Communications Applications and On- content management and social software integration premises and/or Web as a platform (SaaS) Business process Information 2
  3. 3. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Lotus Notes and Domino software: 20 years of leadership in collaboration  140 million seats have been sold worldwide  Used by more than 46,000 companies around the world  #2 market share position, >35% (IDC, Gartner Dataquest) •The number of active maintenance end-user  IBM Lotus Notes® and Lotus® seats for Lotus Notes/DWA clients increased Domino® software has seen fifteen 25% from 1/1/07 to 6/30/08 -- our installed consecutive quarters of year-to- base is growing year growth from Q4 2004– Q2 2008 •IBM have over 850 people working on Notes/ Domino products in our labs -- a significant  Lotus Notes and Domino are financial investment in R&D, with comparable supported by over 10,000 IBM investment in sales and marketing Business Partners worldwide who have thousands of integrated solutions running on it 3
  4. 4. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Lotus Notes and Domino software: a flexible and comprehensive collaboration solution Universal access Remain productive regardless of location Browser Open application Rich development clients Fully extensible, standards-based Collaboration Advanced foundation collaborative E-mail, calendar, capabilities Mobile contacts Collaboration Instant messaging, in context personal content library, office Seamless, productivity tools uninterrupted workflow Proven, reliable infrastructure Security-rich, high availability, simple upgrades 4
  5. 5. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Collaborate in context from a single, customized view Your in-box is a catalyst for productivity— moving from it interrupts your workflow and introduces opportunities for distraction Social networking— blogs, mashups, activities Instant Personal messaging content library Documents, Feeds, presentations, My Widgets, spreadsheets Live Text E-mail, calendar, Collaborative and contacts business applications 5
  6. 6. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Conversation threads Color- coded messages Recipient Integrated Horizontal icons presence and vertical and flags and IM preview pane options 6
  7. 7. IBM Software Group | Lotus software New calendar entries Color- coded Integrated meetings Group presence calendars and IM 7
  8. 8. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Quickly and easily access your most used applications Lotus Notes sidebar:  Store and access various applications  Convenient  Peripheral vision  Deploy a variety of plug-in applications – Out-of-the-box applications included – Fully customizable with your own applications 8
  9. 9. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Why pay more when you don’t have to? Lotus Notes and Domino software includes advanced collaborative capabilities at no additional charge … Documents, presentations Instant messaging and Personal content library and spreadsheets presence awareness extra space  Based on IBM Lotus  Based on IBM Lotus  Based on IBM Lotus Symphony software Sametime® software Quickr™ software  No licensing or  Locate expertise and  Include links instead compliance concerns make decisions faster of attachments  Integrated in Lotus  Integrated in context and/  Integrated in context and/ Notes software or used or in the sidebar or in the sidebar on a stand-alone basis (at home or at work) 9
  10. 10. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Realize cost savings with included office productivity tools Frustrated with business productivity tool costs and upgrades? Could your time and budget be better spent elsewhere? Documents  Integrated office productivity tools  No additional charge  Based on Lotus Symphony software Presentations – Helps reduce ongoing licensing costs and dependence on a single software vendor – Available to virtually anyone and everyone – Use at work and at home Spreadsheets 10
  11. 11. IBM Software Group | Lotus software A premier platform for rapid application development Security-rich, business-process-driven applications that enable people to collect, organize, share and track information  Comprehensive and open development environment  GUI-driven, point-and-click capabilities  Supplied templates require no coding  Support for developers at every skill level—Lotus, Java™ and Eclipse software  Centralized administration for quick deployment  Component reusability saves time and increases responsiveness 11
  12. 12. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Lotus products are built on an open standards–based platform Help increase your agility and responsiveness with an open, plug-and-play architecture Open standards–based programming model based on the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) 12
  13. 13. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Enterprise application integration Lotus Enterprise Integrator  Designed to easily access and view data from multiple platforms  Integrate Lotus Notes and Domino 8 within one Lotus Domino application software with the SAP Business Suite  Server-based data access tool,  Access SAP information from your providing data transfer and familiar Lotus Notes interface synchronization between Lotus  Include customizable usage Domino software and scenarios supported systems  Planned delivery in Q1 2009 13
  14. 14. IBM Software Group Lotus Software “Atlantic” -- Request form © 2008 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Extending Mobile Business Collaboration Hear about the recent innovations from IBM Lotus Ecosystem Full IBM Mobile Enterprise Extended Partnerships with Announcing IBM Lotus Collaboration Software on RIM Software Vendors, Mobile iNotes on iPhone BlackBerry Manufacturers and Operators • Email & PIM • Content sharing • Team Collaboration • Social Software • Business Applications • Portal extension… * Provided by RIM, may require additional * Provided by IBM Business Partners, purchase. may require additional purchase. 15
  16. 16. IBM Software Group | Lotus software 50% Improvement in CPU Efficiency Since Domino 6 Lower Costs 20% CPU Reduction 30% I/O Bandwidth Consumption Reduced 35% Mail File Storage Reduced * Actual results may vary 16
  17. 17. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Continued investment protection with IBM Lotus software Each release of Lotus Notes and Domino software has provided new and refined capabilities; yet each has remained compatible with all previous versions. 17
  18. 18. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Notes/Domino 8 in the marketplace  Gartner, May 14 2008: Customers deploying or in pilot Marketscope for E-mail Systems  IBM rating: “STRONG POSITIVE”  “The pace at which customers upgraded to Notes/Domino 8 was sluggish throughout 2007, but our calls with clients indicate that it began accelerating with the release in February 2008 of Notes/ Domino 8.0.1, which added database compression, 64-bit Windows and AIX support, mobility options and support for widgets.” 18
  19. 19. IBM Software Group Lotus Software Notes 8.0.2 – zoom!  Notes/Domino 8.0.2 release – available since August 26, 2008 (English eGA)  A maintenance release with a few key enhancements: – Significant improvement to Notes 8 launch/load time -- <30 seconds on typical hardware for a cold start, far faster for a warm start, and an optimized startup sequence – Major reduction in memory footprint of the Notes 8 client -- 20%+ – Inclusion of Office 2007 file viewers in the Notes client 19 © 2008 IBM Corporation
  20. 20. 20 IBM Software Group Lotus Software See the future: roadmap for Lotus Notes and Domino 2010Notes and Lotus Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.3 Domino 9 and Beyond Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5 Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 f Continued additions to App/Dev f Reduced Total Cost of Ow nership f Additional server disk savings f Enhanced Application Developm ent f Additional user identity management option f Paving the path to related f Improved usability inform ation f Broaden the reach of the Notes clie nt Lotus Notes and Domino 8.0.2 2009 Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.2 f Directory independence* Fine tuning the Notes 8 client for custom er deploym ents Note: Information is sub ject to change without notice at IBM’s discretion f Apple iPhone support * Part or all of initiative could be delivered earlier 2008 © 2008 IBM Corporation
  21. 21. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Notes and Domino 8.5  Server-focused release – value for administrators and developers – For developers… old and new: • Provide developers with a modern development tool IDE • Modernize Domino Web applications • Enhance Composite Applications – For administrators: • Simplify Notes identity management and authentication • Reduce storage costs • Improve quality of service  Incremental Notes client, iNotes, Traveler, Symphony improvements  In beta since Q1 2008 – scheduled for end of year release 2008 21
  22. 22. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Lotus Notes 8.5 integration with Lotus Connections  Discover information about the people in Notes
  23. 23. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Lotus Notes 8.5 Integration with Connections  Add document to Activities  Find Activities containing documents  Dogear documents
  24. 24. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Domino 8.5 - Revolutionizing Domino Designer  Leveraging the Eclipse platform – Improved application management – Virtual file system to project an NSF to Eclipse – Leverage Eclipse search, compare  Editing resources from within Designer – Style sheet, HTML, XML, JavaScript editors  W eb application improvements – XPage design element for beautiful web applications – Themes: global application styling and more – Domino object model using JavaScript 24
  25. 25. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Domino – circa 1996+ 25
  26. 26. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Domino 8.5 – state-of-the-art web 2.0 UI Add your Blue own brand theme Ajax partial page update XPage showcase •Custom controls •Repeat contols Add your own •Ajax Author & copyright •.... Tag clouds Domino Discussion 8.5 Web app 26
  27. 27. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Domino 8.5 –Introducing XPages  What are XPages? – A new design element for Domino Designer – A runtime designed to generate modernWeb applications  Brings State-of-the-Art Web technology to Domino 8.5 – Leverages Java Server Face based, proven Java runtime, from Lotus Component Designer – XPages are designed for generating modern Web applications • Built-in Web 2.0 features  Solves problems expressed by the Domino community – Known limitations are addressed • UI/data separation, HTML generation control, server state, localization, extensibility, etc. – Same modern rendering technology can target multiple clients 27
  28. 28. IBM Software Group Lotus Software Even Great Looking Domino Web Apps Can Benefit from 8.5! quot;XPage technology drastically reduces the time it takes us to develop Domino applications. We no longer need to spend time developing client side JavaScript/Ajax code since many of things we built in this manner are now core features of XPages. Additionally, the ability to more easily leverage standard techniques like CSS makes building a compelling user experience much easier.quot; Bruce Elgort Eljugi software llc 28 © 2008 IBM Corporation
  29. 29. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Domino 8.5 – Simplify Notes identity management  Notes ID files have been a key consideration in managing end-user costs and administrator workload  However, they have also been the key to Notes/Domino’s highly secure reputation  Two new (optional) features will reduce the visible impact of the ID file:  Shared login – Notes users only need to remember a single password – their Windows password – Addresses key customer concern regarding Notes end-user overhead  Notes ID Vault – Reduce costs and improve turnaround time for lost IDs, forgotten passwords – Provides the ability to automatically reset Notes passwords, recover lost/damaged IDs 29
  30. 30. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Domino 8.5 – Reduce storage costs  Storage costs consistently rate as one of the highest components of Domino TCO  New 8.5 features will help dramatically reduce disk usage, especially overlapping storage  Domino Attachment and Object Service (DAOS) – Allows for single instance storage for attachments/objects present in multiple mail files/ applications – Stored as files • Allows for incremental backups • No single point of failure • Easy for administrators, no monitoring of file size  Document compression – Allow compression of Notes documents (also in 8.0.1)  Disk space savings of 40 - 60%* – Significant cost reduction (storage, backup, etc.) *Savings may vary depending on use 30
  31. 31. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Domino 8.5 – Improve quality of service  Domino Configuration Tuner (DCT) – Ease the administrative tasks concerning misconfiguration that can lead to costly performance and security issues – Identify problems – Suggest potential solutions – Detect, analyze, and address potential problems before they’re ‘discovered’… – Reduce support costs 31
  32. 32. IBM Software Group Lotus Software IBM Lotus Protector Offering Family • Extends Domino e-mail with new security and data protection capabilities •Protects/secures against Internet threats •Delivers enhanced content protection tools • Integrates with Notes and Domino UI & security model Security Product Family Antispam & Data Loss Antivirus Encryption … Prevention IBM LOTUS DOMINO Lotus Protector capabilities, packaging, and release sequence subject to change © 2008 IBM Corporation
  33. 33. IBM Software Group Lotus Software Protect and clean your e-mail stream  Enterprise grade spam blocking – Stop spam from affecting your Notes/Domino infrastructure • IBM Proventia Antispam and antiphishing • IP Reputation Filtering • Multi-level message analysis on every e-mail message – Sophisticated content analysis and management features • Rich, customizable policy management • Whitelists/blacklists – Signature and behavioral antivirus – Specialized content inspection for phishing and spyware  Preemptive protection against threats – Industry-leading Proventia IPS – TLS encryption 33 © 2008 IBM Corporation
  34. 34. IBM Software Group Lotus Software Futures: Notes & Domino Integration  Server Enhancements – Domino “ID Vault” integration – APIs for partner/ecosystem value – Intelligent Recipient Verification – Alerts/Message integrated into Domino – Mail Security Policies by Domino Directory/LDAP User Groups – Automatic sync of user renames, deletes, and adds  Client Enhancements – “Block mail from sender” – Notes-based interaction with mail quarantine – Spam learn, and user spam “vote” sent to backend for analysis for its applicability to all users  Other customer feedback as received Features subject to – E.G., Domino server agent mode for Notes → Notes messages change © 2008 IBM Corporation
  35. 35. IBM Software Group | Lotus software The opportunity to empower people has never been greater With the right tools and resources, there is virtually no limit to what your people can do for your business. Users: Developers: Administrators: Single, unified view State-of-the-art Control of the for collaborating and application desktop and the communicating effectively development tools collaboration budget 35
  36. 36. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Thank you!! ed_brill@us.ibm.com Visit my weblog: www.edbrill.com Follow me on Twitter: edbrill 36
  37. 37. IBM Software Group | Lotus software Copyright information © Copyright IBM Corporation 2008 Lotus Software IBM Software Group One Rogers Street Cambridge, MA 02142 U.S.A. Produced in the United States of America 04-08 All Rights Reserved IBM, the IBM logo, AIX, AS/400, DB2, Domino, i5/OS, Lotus, Lotus Notes, Notes, QuickPlace, Quickr, Sametime, SmartSuite, System x, Tivoli and WebSphere are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Adobe is either a registered trademark or trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States, and/or other countries. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft 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. 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. 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 publication 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 publication 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. All customer examples described are presented as illustrations of how those customers have used IBM products and the results they may have achieved. Actual environmental costs and performance characteristics may vary by customer. LOP14000-USEN-00 37