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posted in January 2006
At Lotusphere, both heavyweights and lesser-known lights were showing off their add-ins. Among them: Proposion Software, with its latest data driver to connect Notes and Domino to Microsoft .Net applications.
At Lotusphere next week, IBM's Software Group will announce updated Mac OS X support in the latest Notes client. Also coming, sources say, is support for the new Intel-based Macs due later this year.
Microsoft Customer Care Framework 2005 creates a portal into back office systems.
Salesforce.com on Tuesday went live with AppExchange, its online applications store.
The updated word processor, WordPerfect X3, sports two-way interoperability with PDF files; users can now pull PDF documents into WordPerfect documents.
Due later this quarter, the Application Analyzer 2006 will examine a customer's current Lotus application environment and suggest a framework for moving those applications to one or more comparable Microsoft applications.
As the two companies once again push each others' products to customers, they are renewing once-tight ties that haven't been much in evidence in recent years.
Systinet's technology lets users track, control, and ensure integrity of the various services that make up service-oriented architectures.
Frank Cary, who led IBM for more than a decade, died Sunday.