AvantGo, Inc. shipped AvantGo Pylon Application Server 5.0 and AvantGo Pylon Pro 5.0 for Windows Powered Pocket PC devices. AvantGo’s Pylon enable interactive wireless and off-line access to custom Lotus Notes databases, email, and personal information management (PIM) data on mobile devices. A free 30-day trial version of Pylon Pro for Pocket PC devices is available.
Advisor has an article on running Domino on Linux. According to the article, database integration is the biggest impediment to deploying Linux in our enterprise.
SearchDomino reports “out of work Notes and Domino professionals may have reason for optimism as the tech economy rebounds, but some Lotus pros advise getting creative in order to land that next job sooner rather than later.”
CertFX.com announced the release of their first practice test for 190-532 Administering Sametime 2.0. This practice test contains over 100 questions all related to the real Lotus certification exam. A supplemental “Teach” information section is also provided for each question, which substantiates the answers and supplies further details.
eWeek has an article saying IBM CEO Samuel J. Palmisano acknowledged that his company needs to look at improving productivity by reducing employee headcount.
e-Promag.com reports that in a live chat from the developerWorks Live! conference in San Francisco, Lotus vice president of development and support Jeanette Horan discussed the future of Notes and Domino. According to the article, she also revealed details of a future Domino release that will follow the release of Domino 6 later this year.
CRN reports Ken Bisconti, who has led the Lotus Worldwide Business Partner organization for two years, will give up those duties to become vice president of messaging.
SearchDomino reports IBM has blended its informational Web sites for Lotus professionals, Notes.net and Lotus Developer Network, into a single site called the Lotus Developer Domain (LDD). According to the article, the company is redirecting the old Lotus links to pages on the new site, and redesigning and renaming Lotus newsletters and other documents.
Rococo Software will attend Bluetooth Congress in Amsterdam in June as an exhibitor, presenter, and panellist. As a contributor to the JSR-82 standard and a recognized expert in the Java/Bluetooth field, Rococo Software will present on JSR-82 and participate in two panel discussions. Rococo will also showcase product offerings Impronto Simulator and Impronto Developer Kit at exhibitor stand 334.
eWeek reports IBM’s Lotus Software division’s plans to continue to support and enhance its existing Domino collaboration platform in parallel to developing next-generation Java technologies are winning mostly applause from the Domino developer community.