Archive for MWLUG 2011

MWLUG 2011: @Edbrill talks about Notes/Domino 8.5.4, Notes ’Next’, LotusLive Symphony, and the future of the Notes Basic Client

August 26 2011

Miss Ed Brill's session at MWLUG "IBM Messaging Update"? Since the room only held about 50 people, it is most likely you did. I has asked Ed earlier in the day if he was talking about anything new. He said probably not, just due to the timing of the conference vs the quarter. Made sense. Then I sat in his session and heard 4 topics where he talked publically in a fashion I have not heard before. 1. Notes & Domino 8.5.4 is coming in 2012 Ed talked about the next release of the product, 8.5.4. This will be primarily a maintenance release, in contrast to 8.5.1, 8.5.2, and 8.5.3. It will introduce some back-end services needed for the next news item. 2. Notes Next is coming in 2012 - and it won't be called 9 A feature pack is coming in 2012 that will bring the Project Vulcan and Social Business experiences to the Notes client. It will also elevate the web and mobile experience to be 1st class citizens in the client world. We got to see the current version of the UI - and it's very