IBM announcent today that they will extend their support for IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 to September 2021. There has been some discussion in the community about Notes/Domino and IBMs future plan for the platform. What we know for a fact now is that Notes/Domino will be around to at least 2021. We also know that the IBM Domino Server is a core part of IBM Verse (and Verse on-prem is soon to be released) and that IBM is adding new functionality to the platform, like the possibility to use MS Outlook as your email client with IBM Domino Server as the backend. We also know that IBM will release Fix Pack 7 (FP7) for IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.1 in September 2017 which is a scheduled maintenance release, containing several bug fixes and some new features.
Will there be a IBM Notes/Domino 9.0.2 or maybe a 9.1.0? Or will IBM Verse take over as the platform name, only time will tell…
So what about todays announcement, that is IBM telling us? Well support for version 9 of IBM Notes, IBM Domino, IBM Notes Traveler, and IBM Enterprise Integrator are extended to September 2021. Support for the following associated entitlements is also extended to September 2021:
- IBM Sametime® V9.0 Limited Use
- IBM Domino Designer V9.0.1
- IBM Mobile Connect V6.1.5
- IBM Domino Global Workbench V9.0.1
IBM is also adding entitlement to your Notes/Domino license to use some IBM Connections 5.5 features. The features we are talking about is the Files and Profiles features.
- The Files feature helps users easily share content with other people and removes the need to send large files through email
- The Profiles feature helps users find the people they need by searching across the organization
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