Running a race to get the best is human tendency! However, definition of “Best” varies according to the requirement and not just on universal acceptance. Something is in case of IBM Notes and MS Outlook. Notes® is integrated with facility for emailing, forum discussions, programming, calendaring and scheduling etc. and for its exceptional services, IBM do charges a good amount.
Meanwhile, if there is requirement for sheer emailing, then spending a high amount on Notes is surely not an intelligent approach. This could be the reason why users now days are more interested in Outlook than Lotus Notes. The idea of changing mail service at an organizational level is not easy and thus there is high risk of data loss while migration. [Read more…]