Lotus Foundations returns from the dead?

An intriguing IBM announcement letter released today: Effective on June 17, 2011, IBM will reinstate part numbers from the following product release licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement: Program number      Program release name   5724-V16    IBM Lotus Foundations Part number    Program name   5724-V16  IBM Lotus Foundations   D0CKLLL […]

Lotus Foundations Reach – it really is this easy…

A great webcast showing how to install Sametime onto your Lotus Foundations Start server (i.e. Lotus Foundations Reach): (click through to video) This really does show the value of the Lotus Foundations proposition – if only it were that easy to install Sametime on a standard Domino server!

Lotus Foundations reaches out for instant messaging and presence awareness

IBM today announced a new, self-managing, “office in a box” appliance for small and midsized businesses (SMBs) that combines all of the unified communications and collaboration (UC2) tools needed to run a business with the ability to connect to telephony, in a single solution. For smaller businesses with limited IT expertise, the solution reduces complexity […]

Lotus Foundations: “A Real Choice for Small Businesses and Partners”

Great coverage of the Lotus Foundations proposition from Laurie McCabe of Hurwitz & Associates on the IT Analysis site: Foundations offers file storage, advanced backup and recovery, connectivity and security, collaboration and email and application services in one integrated package. Some of the things that set it apart include:     * Automated installation and […]

Lotus Foundations Start 1.1 and Branch Office 1.1 released

This is the announcement I’ve been waiting for since Lotusphere, the new version of Lotus Foundations: IBM Lotus Foundations Start 1.1 and IBM Lotus Foundations Branch Office 1.1 save time and costs for small businesses or remote branch offices with limited or no in-house technical resources At a glance IBM Lotus Foundations Start 1.1 and […]

IBM Lotus Foundations Server announcement

This was pre-announced a few weeks ago, but here is the formal announcement of the new IBM-server based Lotus Foundations offering: IBM Lotus Foundations Server features server-class quad-core Intel Xeon and Pentium Core 2 Duo processors for performance and stability Features of the IBM Lotus Foundations Server include:    * Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 […]

Foundations website is up

The new customer-facing Lotus Foundations product site is up and available.  Interesting domain name too!  http://www.lotusfoundations.com/ Shouldn’t that be foundations.lotus.com?