5 Things To Know About IBM Notes Traveler
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Support for mobile devices is becoming a more urgent requirement for many organizations. Studies show that ever increasing numbers of workers are using their smartphones and tablets in their workplace. This Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is growing rapidly. Therefore, your workforce needs access to email and schedules from these devices when on the road, but how do they stay in sync? IBM Notes Traveler provides that synchronization capability. It brings the latest messages, schedules and contacts to a mobile device to help your employees stay up-to-date when they are on the go. IBM Notes Traveler provides everything you need to start mobilizing your workforce.
Here are five things to know about IBM Notes Traveler:
1. Available for the almost every smartphone
IBM Notes is provided for Apple iOS, Google Android, Nokia Symbian, and Microsoft Windows, which means a coverage of 96.1 % of all smartphone devices sold in Q1 2013. Your device almost certainly works with IBM Notes Traveler.
2. End-to-end security for your data, both in transit and on your device
In today’s business, security is more important than ever. Especially if you open more and more of your IT environments to different devices. IBM Notes Traveler provides end-to-end security, which helps you to meet your requirements. Data in transit is synchronized over a secure HTTPS/SSL connection. Data at rest (on the device) is encrypted on the mobile device. Through security policies, you can ensure that IBM Notes Traveler is only used on encrypted and strong password-protected devices. If the device is lost or stolen, you are able to remotely wipe them, either completely or just the IBM Traveler data.
3. It's automated
After setting up your IBM Notes client, you have a automated, two-way, over-the-air synchronization of Notes email, calendar, and contact data. You'll have a single, up-to-date mobile version of messaging and collaboration information. No further action from you is needed.
4. No charge for IBM Notes and Domino users
You are already using IBM Notes and Domino? Then use IBM Notes Traveler, too – it’s no charge!
5. Enables you to use your time more effective
Business trips are made much easier. You will get the information you need and access to your IBM Notes data with this single app on your smartphone. You can collaborate with your colleagues while traveling and use your free time on a trip for more interesting things.
For more information on IBM Notes Traveler, have a look at IBM
Benjamin Köhler works with the IBM Redbooks team. He works with technical experts to create books, guides, blogs, and videos. Follow Benjamin on Twitter at @koehlerBenjamin.