[AI] now you can recall your email!

Rajesh Asudani rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in
Fri Sep 14 03:09:56 EDT 2007


now you can recall  your email!
BS Reporter / New Delhi September  14, 2007
How often you've wished you could recall an email which you regret having sent, or which could embarrass you.   
Fret not, help is here. IBM's latest offerings in the collaboration platform, Lotus Notes 8 and Domino 8 come with a recall feature that allows you to call
back an email that has been sent. Developed over the last 2 years, version 8 is based on the feedback of 25,000 businesses around the world.  
According to the company, this release is one of the best in terms of collaboration features. It also has significant inputs from IBM's India labs. More
importantly, this version can be accessed on the Blackberry platform too. The software will offer features like email, collaboration, calendar, instant
messaging and other office productivity tools and custom applications.  
It is for the first time that a software is based on the open-source eclipse platform, a departure from the fact that otherwise IBM has in the past used
its proprietary technology.  
Sandesh Bhat, director (design and technology innovation), IBM, said: "The whole idea behind this was to offer users the best in the Web2.0 capabilities.
This is also our endeavour to develop the desktop of the future.  
Lotus Notes 8 is much more than an email service, unlike competitive offerings. Lotus Notes 8 integrates work by building in instant messaging and presence
awareness, office tools to create and edit documents, presentations and spreadsheets and infusing a business' custom applications, including help desk,
CRM, sales force, discussion forums, blogs and more.  
This is all possible as Lotus Notes 8 is built on the programming model of Lotus Expeditor 6.1.1, which is based on eclipse.org open standards. Lotus Expeditor
6.1.1 enables the construction and deployment of enterprise mash-ups, also known as composite applications. Lotus Notes 8 and Domino 8 support a variety
of platforms, including Linux and Windows for clients and Windows, Linux, Sun Solaris, AIX and IBM System for servers.   
The office collaboration market is estimated to be in millions. Frost and Sullivan in one of its reports mentioned that IBM with a 44.5 per cent market
share is a market leader in India.    



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