Saturday, August 18, 2007

New Lotus from IBM, challenging Microsoft

ATLANTA - International Business Machine (IBM), the second biggest software vendor vendor on the world was introduced new version of Lotus, the new version of lotus is for keep their email users corporate in order that not move to Microsoft.

Lotus Notes 8 is start market with tag price $101/user, while server version is $1,431/computer processor. This program can manage message, calendar and contact information on PC Corporate. Besides, the software also can configure application, able to user to integrate calendar with messaging, map and other Social Networking program. This new product can helping IBM to keep their customer for email corporate markets, which at in last year can improved IBM's sale until $2,47 Billion.

IBM has lose their position on email corporate markets since Microsoft launched their product "Microsoft Outlook". Microsoft outlook make into this company as biggest software vendor.

"IBM has dally two years just for upgrade Lotus Notes, all at once testing directly that product with involve 30.000 companies around the world" Mike Rhodin said, The General Manager of Lotus software, as distributed by Bloomberg, Saturday (18/8/2007).

The Lotus Notes, according to Rhodin, can run on all operating system, not like Outlook which only can runs on Windows operating system.

Posted by Ribhararnus Pracutian at 4:20 AM |  
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