SUSE Linux AG and IBM Announce Professional GroupWare Solution

November 1, 2000

SUSE Linux GroupWare Server Combines SUSE Linux 7.0 with Lotus Domino R5

Nuremberg, Germany

SUSE Linux AG and IBM into one product the comprehensive functionality of the Domino Messaging and Web Application Server with the cost advantages and the reliability of the Linux operating system: the SUSE Linux GroupWare Server. This provides a basis which lets companies improve their business processes and customer relations.

The product-integrated Domino Server, a proven success with more than 50 million users all over the world, delivers efficient tools for GroupWare, workflow,messaging and scheduling. Domino also provides a flexible basis for fast development of one's own web and messaging applications. A complete range of visual development tools also allows existing applications to be integrated with customer service, customer relation management, and sales support or traveling/expense calculation.

Domino Release 5.0.4 supports Web standards including XML, Java Servlets and Java Beans as well as Java APIs for access to Domino services, an essential prerequisite for real time integration of enterprise data and applications.

The web application server includes flexible security functions on all levels, including personalized data access based on individual and group access rights, and S/MIME support to ensure message integrity.

Domino for Linux excels through simple, centralized administration with almost unlimited scalability. Clustering technology allows the Domino Server to be easily extended when additional resources are required. High availability provides the basis for successful e-business. If an application fails, the user is automatically passed on to another server in the cluster.

The SUSE Linux GroupWare Server is also most suited for use as a stable and cost-efficient platform for a variety of Lotus Notes applications. products are available for almost any branch of business, from Human Resources and Supply Chain Management to Sales Support.

SUSE Linux GroupWare Server


  • 1 SUSE Linux Server Editon
  • 1 license Lotus Domino application server for Linux
  • 10 licenses Lotus Notes clients and Windows 95/98/NT 4.0, Mac OS
  • 30 days installation and configuration support
  • 3 support calls for questions beyond installation support

Suggested Retail Price: 2,490 USD plus VAT

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