tonight there have been some big announcements coming from IBM about a strategic partnership between HCL and IBM to have HCL as the development partner to do the future development of a huge part of the ICS portfolio, including IBM Notes and Domino. I have not gathered all the details about this partnership yet and we will have to weigh what this means for customer, partners and the future of the product line, but at least this is progress.
This partnership includes the following products:
Notes (on premises and SmartCloud)
IBM Client Access
IMSMO (mail support for Microsoft Outlook)
Ed Brill provided a video about the future development process and the ideas for participation:
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So stay tuned, there's a ot more to come about this.