In advance of its annual Lotusphere conference in Orlando, Florida next
week, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the number of global Lotus
Notes licenses has reached 145 million, up five million, including
purchases by many industry leaders exchanging Microsoft licenses for
Lotus collaboration software.
Over the past 15 months ending in the third quarter of 2008, more than
12,000 new organizations bought their first Notes/Domino licenses, and
more than half of the Fortune global 100 now use Lotus Notes and Domino.
This includes more than 80 percent of the largest banks, consumer
product, electronics, insurance, pharmaceutical and telecommunications
companies -- as well as more than 50 percent of America's largest 100