IBM Lotus Notes/Domino

Legacy environment getting you down?

We've got a lot of experience with both development, administration and architecture of the Notes/Domino platform, and have worked with all versions from Release 3 all the way through to Release 8.5.

Director and Consultant Ross Hawkins has been working with IBM Lotus technologies for over 15 years, and holds multiple certifications including IBM Certified Advanced Application Developer - Lotus Notes and Domino 6/6.5, Principal Certified Lotus Professional Release 5 Application Development, Principal Certified Lotus Developer Release 4 Application Development, Certified Lotus Professional Release 4 System Administration and finally certification as a Lotus Solution Sales Professional.

We can offer a range of services, including upgrading existing applications to take advantage of recent web technologies, performing application style overhauls, as well as migration of Notes/Domino applications to ASP.NET/SharePoint equivalents.

One of our specialities is updating the look and feel of your Domino Web Applications so they look right at home in the modern web 2.0 world. This is a great option if your organisation is looking to get a bit more life from your existing Notes/Domino applications and infrastructure.

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News and Events

IBM's new XWork Server

Posted by Ross Hawkins on October 4th, 2011

The IBM XWork Server is a new pricing option that adds licensing flexibility to the Domino Server familiy. If you've looked to deploy XPages or Domino technology into your environment for a small number of specific applications but have been unable to justify the cost, then the XWork server could be the offering for you.

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Potential security vulnerabilities in Lotus Notes & Domino

Posted by Ross Hawkins on Feb 22nd, 2011

TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) contacted IBM Lotus to report eight potential buffer overflow vulnerabilities in Lotus Notes and Domino; for four of which IBM Lotus has fixes, one of which IBM Lotus continues to investigate a fix, and three of which IBM Lotus cannot reproduce and is pursuing additional information.

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Notes/Domino 8.5.2 now available

Posted by Ross Hawkins on August 25th, 2010

Release 8.5.2 of Notes/Domino has hit all the usual IBM download channels. There's some interesting stuff in this release, including the much talked about XPages extensibility API which promises to dramatically increase the number of quality third party controls available for use with the XPages platform, as well as many bug fixes and some performance improvements.

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Some useful Notes/Domino 8.5 upgrade resources

Posted by Ross Hawkins on December 16th, 2009

Anyone looking to do an 8.5 upgrade will find Upgrade Cookbook:  Upgrading to Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 and Lotus Notes and Domino version 8.5 Deployment Guide well worth a read.

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