IBM LotusLive, IBM's family of cloud-delivered offerings for business IBM collaboration now includes LotusLive iNotes

IBM Europe, Middle East, and Africa Software Announcement ZP09-0398
September 29, 2009

 ENUSZP09-0398.PDF (70KB)

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Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Technical information Technical information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Ordering information Ordering information
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IBM® LotusLive, a cloud-based portfolio of social networking and collaboration services designed for business now includes IBM LotusLive iNotes™.

LotusLive iNotes integrates with and extends the value of existing collaboration deployments.

  • Functions under the same corporate domain
  • Uses a shared corporate directory
  • Sends and receives calendar invitations across the organization

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IBM LotusLive iNotes offers a cost-effective enterprise-grade messaging infrastructure delivered as a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for corporate users who do not need full-fledged groupware.


  • Extremely easy-to-use interface that contains essential messaging and calendar features without clutter
  • Flexible storage quotas
  • Proven reliability - millions of active mailboxes across hundreds of thousands of domains
  • No mining of customer data for advertising, or other purposes
  • Security rich practices that satisfy the needs of large enterprises
  • Security, reliability, and experience of IBM - built for business (not re-purposed consumer applications)
  • Integrates with and extends value of on-premise collaboration solutions (from Lotus® and other groupware providers)

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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Hardware requirements section for details.

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Planned availability date
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September 29, 2009: Electronic software delivery

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IBM LotusLive iNotes allows enterprises to offer a tiered solution instead of one-size-fits-all, making it affordable to enable the entire workforce.

The Software as a Service (SaaS) model frees businesses from the hassle and expense related to hardware, software installs, patches, maintenance, and testing.

Businesses pay on a per-user basis, eliminating risks and unknowns. LotusLive iNotes:

  • Provides a professional e-mail address for all employees, and companies keep control of inbound and outbound communications.
  • Offers an easy-to-use interface that contains all the essentials without clutter.
  • Is billed on a per-user basis, with no hardware or license fees.
  • Is backed by IBM's support organization, offering 24x7x365 coverage.
  • Integrates seamlessly into your existing messaging platform, using the existing domain.
  • Is a cost-effective way to enable the entire workforce with e-mail, eliminating the need for most paper-based communications.

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Program number
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Program    VRM                          Program name
5724-Y86   1.0.0                        LotusLive iNotes

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Education support
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IBM training provides education to support many IBM offerings. Descriptions of courses for IT professionals and managers are on the IBM training Web site

Contact your IBM representative for course information.

IBM Software Services for Lotus Education provides education to support many Lotus offerings. For a complete list of offerings visit the Web site at:

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Offering Information
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Product information is available via the Offering Information Web site

Also, visit the Passport Advantage® Web site

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No publications are shipped with this product.

The IBM Publications Center

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the U.S.) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries.

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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Systems must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows® XP
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 on Windows XP
  • FireFox 3.0 on Windows XP

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Software requirements


Planning information


LotusLive services are accessed at

The services can be ordered via Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express.

The LotusLive services are sold in 12-month, 24-month, and 36-month terms. Customers have the flexibility of paying for the services up front or monthly.

Security, auditability, and control

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.

Global Technology Services

Contact your IBM representative for the list of selected services available in your country, either as standard or customized offerings for the efficient installation, implementation, or integration of this product.

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Ordering information
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For ordering information, consult your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner, or visit

This product is only available via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Product information

Licensed function title             Product group   Product
IBM LotusLive iNotes                LotusLive       LotusLive
IBM LotusLive iNotes Additional     LotusLive       LotusLive
Program name                          PID        Charge unit
                                      number     description
IBM LotusLive iNotes                  5724-Y86   Per Authorized
IBM LotusLive iNotes Additional       5724-Y86   Per 100
 Storage                                          Gigabytes

Charge metrics definitions

Authorized User

Authorized User is the unit of measure by which this program is licensed. An Authorized User is an individual (named or unnamed) within or outside of your enterprise. The program may be installed on one or more computers or servers and accessed by the number of users authorized by the Proof of Entitlement (PoE). You must have an entitlement for each Authorized User accessing the program or any program component in any manner directly or indirectly (for example, via a multiplexing program, device, or application server) through any means.

100 gigabytes

100 gigabytes is a unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 102,400 megabytes.

Passport Advantage program licenses

LotusLive iNotes

Part description                                         Part
IBM LotusLive iNotes
IBM LotusLive iNotes Authorized User Annual Billing FTU  D0BNXLL
 1 Year
IBM LotusLive iNotes Authorized User Monthly Billing     D0BNYLL
 FTU 1 Year
IBM LotusLive iNotes Authorized User Upfront Billing     D0BNZLL
 FTU 2 Year
IBM LotusLive iNotes Authorized User Upfront Billing     D0BP0LL
 FTU 3 Year

LotusLive iNotes

Part description                                         Part
IBM LotusLive iNotes Additional Storage
IBM LotusLive iNotes 100 Gigabytes Annual Billing FTU 1  D0BP1LL
IBM LotusLive iNotes 100 Gigabytes Monthly Billing FTU   D0BP2LL
 1 Year
IBM LotusLive iNotes 100 Gigabytes Upfront Billing FTU   D0BP3LL
 2 Year
IBM LotusLive iNotes 100 Gigabytes Upfront Billing FTU   D0BP4LL
 3 Year

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Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner, or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software ValueNet®, if applicable. Additional information is also available at

Business Partner information

If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM, you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.

IBM Global Financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, both from IBM and other manufacturers or vendors. Offerings (for all customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or visit

IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Rates are based on a customer's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type, and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension, or withdrawal without notice.

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Announcement countries
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All European, Middle Eastern and African countries except:

  • Iran
  • Sudan
  • Syria

iNotes is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

IBM, Lotus, Passport Advantage and ValueNet are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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