IBM Lotusphere 2010 showcase Canadian developers

Posted by Rob Lewis

Kathleen Lau of ComputerWorld Canada was at the IBM Lotusphere 2010 conference in Orlando last week and had a chance to tour the product showcase and catch up with a number of Canadian companies that were exhibiting.

Toronto-based Extracomm Inc. offers auditing and compliance tools for the Lotus Notes/Domino platform. IBM itself announced earlier this week several upcoming enhancements to Lotus Notes in the second half of 2010 including audit capabilities, social analytics and additional mobile support.

IBM also said it is opening its LotusLive platform, the hosted version of its Lotus software, to more partners. Marc Gingras, CEO & founder with Tungle Corp., a Montreal-based company that builds meeting scheduling tools for Lotus Notes, said making LotusLive more accessible to the development community is a great move on IBM’s part.

Also at the product showcase was Waterloo-based Research In Motion Ltd., which that week announced a reseller agreement with IBM to sell its new BlackBerry client versions of Lotus Quickr and Lotus Connections.

Check out Lau's video interviews with these three companies here.

Company:
BlackBerry
Website:
http://www.blackberry.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only did we introduce a... more

Company:
Tungle
Website:
http://www.tungle.com
Location:
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Tungle is the industry's first calendar accelerator. By syncing with your existing calendar, you get all the scheduling and calendar sharing benefits of Tungle without having to switch to a new system. Keep using your Google, Outlook, iCal or Entourage calendar - Just sync it with Tungle and you'll be able to: Easily schedule meetings with anyone Share calendars inside or outside your company, even with people... more

Company:
Extracomm Inc.
Website:
http://www.extracomm.com
Location:
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Thousands of customers worldwide would agree that Extracomm Inc. provides a robust fax server product suite, ExtraFax, an award-winning auditing/security product for Lotus Domino, SecurTrac and a professionally developed, reliable and robust SMS - Text Messaging server, ExtraTxt. more


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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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