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posted in December 2005
Mike Rhodin talks about Project Hannover--the next release of Lotus Notes/Domino--and game plans for Lotusphere, the annual user confab that in 2006 will serve as the launchpad for Workplace 2.6.
Progress, which specializes in software-development tools, paid about $68 million for Neon Systems, a mainframe systems integrator. For its part, IBM revealed the acquisition of Bowstreet early Tuesday and is scheduled to discuss the deal in more depth later in the day.
Gurdeep Singh Pall, the Microsoft corporate vice president in charge of real-time collaboration, talks about the company's new Office Communicator Web Access client and some related plans.
IBM said the next release of its Workplace Managed Client 2.6, due early next year, will support ODF version 1.0. ODF is an XML standard blessed by the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).
The $3.4 billion merger is expected to close on Saturday, with more details about plans expected in the firm's annual analyst briefing in January.