SUSE Linux and Lotus Team Up in Developing Professional Groupware Solution

January 22, 2001

Lotus Domino R5 + SUSE Linux 7.0 = SUSE Linux Groupware Server

Nuremberg, Germany

Today, SUSE Linux, the international technology leader and solutions provider in Open Source operating system, and Lotus announced the SUSE Linux Groupware Server. The new server combines the comprehensive functionality of the Domino Messaging and Web Application Server with the cost advantages and the reliability of the Linux operating system. This provides a basis for improved business processing and customer relations.

With more than 50 million users worldwide, the product-integrated Domino Server delivers efficient tools for groupware, workflow, messaging and scheduling. Domino also provides a flexible basis for fast web and messaging application development. A complete range of visual development tools allows existing applications to be integrated with customer service, customer relation management, sales support and traveling/expense calculation.

Domino Release 5.0.5. supports XML, Java Servlets, Java Beans and Java APIs for access to Domino services. Domino is essential for real time integration of enterprise data and applications. SUSE Linux Groupware Server includes flexible security functions on all levels with personalized data access based on individual and group access rights. Message integrity is supported by S/MIME. Domino for Linux excels through simple, centralized administration with almost unlimited scalability.

SUSE Linux Groupware Server is a stable and cost-efficient platform for a variety of Lotus Notes applications. A variety of applications is available for almost any branch of business, from Human Resources and Supply Chain Management to Sales Support.

SUSE Linux Groupware Server includes:

    1 SUSE Linux Enterprise platform

  • 1 license Lotus Domino Application Server for Linux
  • 10 Lotus Notes client licenses
  • 60 days of installation and configuration support by SUSE

SUSE Linux Groupware Server can be purchased from SUSE or software retailers, beginning February 2001. The suggested retail price is $2495.

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