Lotus Notes tuned for Linux

by admin July 10, 2006 at 12:13 am

IBM plans to unveil on Monday a version of its Lotus Notes desktop collaboration software for Linux.

Lotus Notes on Linux 7.0.1, which will be generally available July 24, is based on the Eclipse open-source framework. That technology will also be used in the next update to Lotus Notes, code-named Hannover, which is expected to ship next year.

“Lotus Notes on Linux was going to come out at the same time as Hannover, but we decided to roll it out earlier. There is a lot of market demand now from our customers, especially in Germany, India, China and Brazil,” said Ed Brill, head of IBM’s worldwide Lotus Notes sales.

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