Saturday, January 19, 2013

Difference Between Lotus Notes and Outlook

Difference Between Lotus Notes and Outlook
I have a doubt long time What is Difference Between Lotus Notes and Outlook.   
There are following major difference 

IBM Lotus Notes

IBM Lotus Notes Domino is an application server. Lotus Notes provide included association functionality such as email, contacts management, calendaring, to do tracking, instant messaging, calendaring, an office productivity suite and access to other LN Domino Software and databases. Notes Domino can also be integrated with supplementary collaboration capability including online meetings, voice and video conferencing, forums, discussions, blogs, Micro blogs, file sharing,and user directories. In addition to these ordinary application the organization may use the IBM Notes Domino development and other tools to develop additional integrated applications such as request approval workflow and document management.
Lotus Notes was originally created by Lotus Development Corp. in 1989. In 1995 Lotus was acquire by IBM and became known as the Lotus Notes E-mail Client Development division of IBM and is now part of the IBM Software Group.

MS Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a way of information manager from Microsoft, available both as a separate application as well as a part of the MS Office suite. The current version is MS Outlook version 2010 for Windows & MS Outlook version 2011 for Mac.
Although often used mainly as E-mail application, it also includes a  task manager, calendar,  note taking, contact manager, journal and web browsing.
It can be used as a stand-alone application, or can work with Microsoft SharePoint Server and MS Exchange Server for using multiple users in corporate, such as calendars and shared mailboxes, SharePoint lists, Exchange folders and gathering schedules. There are lots of third-party add on applications that integrated MS-Outlook with devices such as Multimedia mobile phones (BlackBerry) and with other application like Skype internet communication and office. Microsoft Developers also can create their own application that works with Microsoft Outlook and Office apparatus using Microsoft Visual Studio.

Lotus Notes Review

| Lotus Notes Review

"What is Lotus Notes" This Question come in every new user who don’t know about IBM Lotus Notes Domino, and other many query new user have just like following
Is this a E-mail client?”
My Answer is “Yes it is client just like Gmail, Yahoo Massinger and other”
Next Question comes on your mind “It is look like a SQL or Oracle
My Answer is “No its not database system like SQL or Oracle. Its look like compressed database structure”
 I think you have next Question “Is it look like Exchange, right
Again my point of view “it’s an E-mail System, actually it’s a primarily a database system which have to build in E-mail functionality”

Now you think “What is Lotus Notes Actually?”
Lotus Notes Developed by “IBM on December 7, 1989”. ”Basically it’s an IBM e-mail client server look like a Gmail, Yahoo messenger, Rediff etc.” IBM Lotus Notes is the client of a collaborative server platform. It is lotus notes server application. Lotus Notes provide integrated collaboration functionality. It’s very friendly application for users easy to understand. It’s can be integrated with additional collaboration ability such as voice and video conferencing, and online meetings.

Lotus Notes application have some other following features

        1 .       E-mail
        2 .       Address Book
        3 .       Calendaring and scheduling 
        4 .       Web Server
        5 .       Database
        6 .       Programming

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