Friday, 27 January 2012

Packt Publishing - IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3: Upgrader's Guide

I heard about this from one of the authors, my ISSL colleague , Barry Rosen, on a recent @ThisWeekInLotus ( I think it was the first #TWIL of the year ! )

In addition, Ed blogged about it earlier today.


• 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

What you will learn

• 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

The authors

Tim Speed is an IBM Systems (IBM Senior Certified) Architect with IBM Software Services for Lotus (ISSL). In that capacity, Tim is responsible for designing, and implementing technical solutions our customers. He has been an IBM/Lotus employee for 16 years. He has been working with Notes for over 19 years focusing on messaging, security, and infrastructure. Tim has published a total of 10 books on various topics including Internet Security and Lotus Notes and Domino.

Barry Rosen is an IBM IT Certified Managing Consultant with IBM Software Services for Lotus. During the last six years, he has worked on several global messaging and migration projects as well as performed Domino upgrades, messaging assessments, and client deployments. Currently, Barry has been heavily involved in LotusLive Notes cloud migrations and hybrid deployments. Prior to IBM Software Services for Lotus, 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. He is an SME on clustering, Lotus Notes for the Macintosh, and rooms and resources. Barry is also a published author with several articles and books written on Lotus products.

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.

Want to know more or, in the words of Ellen, "Buy the book" ?

Then check it out here 

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