IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3: Upgrader’s Guide

IBM Lotus Domino software is a world class platform for critical business, collaboration, and messaging applications. With Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3, IBM has once again provided business users with an intuitive, fully integrated platform to enhance each user’s experience with business communications, while reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and increasing Return on Investment (ROI). You can create and share information effectively to make quick business decisions and streamline the way individuals and teams work. It is no longer just an email tool, but a means of extending business communications to a new level. In order to utilize all the powerful features of the new release, you need to upgrade your existing system to Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3.

Written by senior architects and specialists of IBM Software Services for Lotus, this book will enable you to quickly upgrade your existing system and leverage the full capabilities of Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3. The authors explore the enhanced productivity tools available within this release and go through the new features of the Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3 suite and document the technical features in a descriptive way, with examples and useful screenshots.

The book begins with an overview of the SOA characteristics of Lotus Notes and how it can help you assemble applications that can play a role in SOA. The book then moves on to the features and changes in Lotus Notes Client 8.5.3, before providing an overview of productivity tools: IBM Lotus Documents, IBM Lotus Presentations, and IBM Lotus Spreadsheets. The book then dives into topics such as Lotus and Domino 8.5.3 server features, deployment enhancements in Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3, Domino 8.5.3 enhancements and upgrading to Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3, amongst other topics. This book is your complete guide to the most powerful new features and changes in the Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3 release.

What you will learn from this book

  • Upgrade to, and understand, the latest version of Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3
  • Get to grips with features including security, mail, calendar, and contacts
  • Get solutions to issues that you may encounter during the upgrade process
  • Quickly examine coexistence issues involved in running Notes/Domino in a mixed environment and solve them efficiently
  • Integrate Lotus Domino 8.5.3 with IBM servers and tools
  • Understand the integration of the new social software for Lotus Notes

This practical tutorial walks through the new features of the Lotus Notes/Domino 8.5.3 suite and documents technical features in a descriptive way, with examples and useful screenshots. The book also discusses likely problems you might face while upgrading, and shows you how to get the most out of the exciting new features.

Who this book is for
This book is for Lotus Notes power users, administrators, and developers working with any version of Lotus Notes/Domino, who want to upgrade to Lotus Notes/Domino 8.5.3. Additionally, it can be leveraged by management to gain a high-level understanding of the new features and capabilities offered within the products.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 364 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (January 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849683948
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849683944
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