Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Microsoft Announces New Application and Messaging Migration Tools for Lotus Notes/Domino Customers
Microsoft Announces New Application and Messaging Migration Tools for Lotus Notes/Domino Customers. "As part of its broader strategy to make it easier for Lotus Notes/Domino organizations to move to the Microsoft collaboration platform, Microsoft Corp. today announced a suite of new and updated tools to help organizations analyze their Notes/Domino application environment and move important application data to Microsoft’s collaboration platform. These tools, which will be available for free download, include the Microsoft® Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino, Microsoft Data Migrator 2006 for Lotus Domino, and new Windows® SharePoint® Services Application Templates. In addition, Microsoft announced the immediate availability of updated messaging and calendaring migration and coexistence tools, available now for free download, that include Exchange Connector for Lotus Notes/Domino, Exchange Calendar Connector for Lotus Notes/Domino and Migration Wizard for Lotus Notes/Domino. Microsoft continues to be the collaboration platform of choice with hundreds of companies worldwide, such as Arcelor, First Data Corp. and Wolters Kluwer, making the decision to move in the past six months. Leading industry analyst firm IDC has also identified Microsoft as the market leader in Integrated Collaborative Environments, with a 51 percent share, a 10 percent distance over its nearest competitor based on 2004 revenue."