Posts Tagged 'support'

What has changed since Lotus Notes 6.0.x

Thanks to Lotus Notes product team for putting this deck together (and Ed for sharing!) showing how the Lotus Notes client has evolved since version 6.0.x. The short deck, 17 slides, covers almost every aspect of the client, including:

  • Productivity features
  • Personalization
  • Ease of use
  • Replication and Mobility
  • Collaboration
  • email and calendaring
  • supported OS and more.

Whether you’re a Lotus Notes customer looking for the added value in upgrading to newer releases or you’re using a competitor’s platform and looking for other options – this is what Lotus Notes has to offer. It also shows IBM’s commitment to the product – which in these days, is not something to be taken lightly.

Ed Brill
Lotus Notes client on

Staying ahead of the pack

Selling for Lotus software means there are some 20-30 products under my responsibility, not to mention the numerous versions available for each product. In the software business there are always new versions in the works (beta), old versions become, well, older, and some are no longer supported. Keeping track of new versions (general availability), as well as end of market (EOM) and end of service (EOS) can be quite difficult.

Luckily, comes to the rescue, with yet another RSS feed available for the public.
In fact, is sporting a lot of web 2.0 capabilities for several years now, with RSS making its debate some 4 years ago (back in the days when I was webmaster of

IBM Software Support Lifecycle website provides an excellent view and detailed information about the availabilities of IBM software, and with the XML version there’s no need to access the site. Just pick the number of days worth of updates, type of information and your preferred RSS reader. We’ll will do the rest.

Link: IBM Software Support Lifecycle

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