IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3: Upgrader's Guide

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  • 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

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.

  • Upgrade to the latest version of Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3
  • Understand the new features of Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3 and put them to work in your business
  • Covers details on the SOA characteristics of Lotus Notes, features and changes in Lotus Notes Client 8.5.3, and an overview of productivity tools: Lotus Symphony Documents, Lotus Symphony Presentations, and Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets amongst others.
  • Packed with expert tips and useful screenshots
  • This book is an update to the IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 book and ebook

Page Count 364
Course Length 10 hours 55 minutes
ISBN 9781849683944
Date Of Publication 26 Jan 2012


Tim Speed

Tim Speed is an IBM Senior Certified Systems Architect with IBM Software Services for Collaboration. In that capacity, he is responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting various engagements with IBM customers. Tim has been an IBM employee for over 18 years in a variety of networking, technical, hardware, and software support and consulting positions. He has been working with Lotus Notes for over 20 years, focusing on administration roles and infrastructure. He also has international experience with working on infrastructure engagements in Spain, The Bahamas, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK, and Indonesia.

Barry Max Rosen

Barry Rosen is an IBM Senior IT Certified Managing Consultant with IBM Software Services for Collaboration . During the last six years, he has worked on several global messaging and migration projects as well as performing Domino upgrades, messaging assessments, and client deployments. Currently, Barry is heavily involved in IBM SmartCloud for social business migrations and hybrid deployments. Prior to IBM Software Services for Collaboration, he was a Software Engineer in Lotus Support for over five years. While in support, Barry was on several teams specializing in mail routing, Lotus Notes Client, calendaring and scheduling, and server core. Barry is an SME on clustering, Lotus Notes for Macintosh, and rooms and resources. He is also a published author with several articles and books written on Lotus products.

Scott O'Keefe

Scott O'Keefe is an IBM Advisory Software Engineer and the project lead for the Domino Configuration Tuner. He joined IBM via Iris Associates in 1999 and has been a part of the Domino Administration team since 2001. In addition to DCT, Scott works on Domino monitoring, system administration template development and LotusLive Notes.