Yet there is a problem with Lotus Notes; it is not cloud based.
Ever since Google introduced its web based email system, the world has gone mad with lots of individuals and companies eager to rid themselves of what many perceive as old fashioned IT. Cloud and cloud computing are now seen as the future, while Lotus Notes, along with computer based email services such as Microsoft Exchange, are the past.
However, while web based services are growing in popularity, many companies still use Lotus Notes. What’s more, they do not intend to give it up unless they must. In one sense, I can understand that. Using it is like wearing an old glove; it works and still does the job it is supposed to do.
Using Lotus Notes also has one other major problem, and this is something that cannot be ignored. It cannot be used remotely. For instance, if you require to re-schedule something in the Lotus Notes Calendar, you cannot do so outside of Lotus Notes itself, which is stored on your computer.
A solution introduces the idea of cloud computing to those who are either wary of switching or stuck in their ways. Google possesses a bridging application that allows Lotus Notes Calendar users to access it remotely. What’s more, you can do so via a mobile device such as an iPhone.
Now you can join the cloud revolution but still keep an old favourite.