Enriching Lotus Quickr with content from other sources --without programming
Organizations look to IT to improve business agility through flexible, innovative business solutions. At the same time, IT organizations are tasked with reducing costs. To strike a balance between these often conflicting demands, IT departments require tools that make the most of existing applications and enrich the end user experience.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator software can help you achieve this balance by enabling you to build upon your existing software investments, without programming. Lotus Quickr Content Integrator is middleware to help you integrate and migrate content from existing repositories - where it may be hard for end users to access, organize and use -- into Lotus Quickr team places to help improve user productivity within a single consistent, easy-to-use collaborative environment.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator provides a wizard and out-of-the-box integration templates, allowing users with minimal technical skills to set up content integration and migration into Lotus Quickr places from the following applications and software programs:
- IBM Lotus Domino® team room applications
- IBM Lotus Domino Document Manager libraries
- Microsoft® Exchange public folders
- Microsoft SharePoint sites
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator works with Lotus Quickr places created with the services for Lotus Domino. Lotus Quickr Content Integrator provides the following features and benefits to your organization:
A Complement to Your Lotus Domino Team Room Applications
Many Lotus Domino customers use team rooms to store content for access by their team members. For these customers, the self-service characteristics of Lotus Quickr coupled with an intuitive, Web 2.0 browser interface and a rich set of desktop connectors make it a nice complement to their Lotus Domino team room applications.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator supports both coexistence and migration between Lotus Domino team rooms and Lotus Quickr 8 for Domino places, providing a smooth introduction of Lotus Quickr into the environment. It includes integration and migration templates that map common Lotus Domino team room templates to built-in Lotus Quickr templates. Lotus Quickr Content Integrator also has a wizard environment to map custom Lotus Domino team room applications to the counterpart in Lotus Quickr.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator supports migration from team rooms on:
Added Value to Lotus Domino Document Manager
- Lotus Domino 5 and later versions.
Lotus Domino Document Manager (formerly Domino.Docâ
) provides capabilities ranging from basic document services to complex document workflows and document-based custom applications. Some organizations that use Lotus Domino Document Manager for basic document services have a desire to move those document libraries to Lotus Quickr places, perhaps to integrate them with more collaboration capabilities.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator provides a set of common migration templates for Lotus Domino Document Manager document libraries that map to built-in Lotus Quickr templates. These templates preserve important Lotus Domino Document Manager data fidelity, including version history. In addition, the wizard is available to set up migration for more customized Lotus Domino Document Manager environments.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator works with:
Fuller Collaboration for Microsoft Exchange Content
- Lotus Domino Document Manager version 6.5.1 and later versions.
For organizations seeking a more full-function alternative to Microsoft Exchange public folders, Lotus Quickr provides an intuitive user interface and a rich set of collaboration capabilities.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator provides integration templates to support migration of common objects (such as document libraries, tasks, etc.) from public folders to Lotus Quickr places. It helps ease the transition and preserve the public folder content that has often accumulated over many years. Users of Lotus Quickr Content Integrator can also use its wizard environment to specify coexistence and migration tasks between Microsoft Exchange public folders and Quickr.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator works with the following:
Coexistence or Smooth Migration from Microsoft SharePoint
- Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2000
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
For organizations looking for an alternative or supplement for Microsoftâ
, Lotus Quickr Content Integrator provides options for both migration and co-existence. Built-in integration templates are available to common Microsoft SharePoint objects to corresponding components in Lotus Quickr team places, such as document libraries, wikis, blogs, and discussions. The wizard environment allows more advanced or customized mapping. In addition, you can use Lotus Quickr Content Integrator to consolidate content from multiple Microsoft SharePoint sites into a single Lotus Quickr place.
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator works with the following Microsoft SharePoint versions as content sources:
Easy-to-use, wizard-based development environment
- Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server v2
- Microsoft Windowsâ SharePoint Services 2003 and 2007
- Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator is designed for rapid application development and straight-forward maintenance appropriate for business domain experts and junior IT level staff. By using the wizard environment and out-of the-box templates, you can set up migration and coexistence from other content sources into Lotus Quickr without technical knowledge of the inner workings of the content repositories.
Staged migration with a coexistence period
The Lotus Quickr Content Integrator templates support two-way incremental synchronization to provide a smoother transition from other content sources to Lotus Quickr places created with the services for Lotus Domino. Optionally, organizations can choose to maintain permanent coexistence between some Lotus Quickr places and other content sources.
Designed to fit into your environment
Lotus Quickr Content Integrator runs on its own separate server. It includes a graphical user interface for configuration, administration and performance monitoring. The software provides automatic load balancing and failover protection, audit trails, conflict detection and resolution, and error handling options. If your organization has heavy requirements for migration / co-existence between Lotus Quickr and other content sources, you can implement multiple Lotus Quickr Content Integrator servers to balance the workload.
The Lotus Quickr Content Integrator server integrates with both your Lotus Quickr servers and the servers that run your other content repositories. It respects existing enterprise security infrastructures, including system-level and application-level authorization mechanisms. You don't need to make changes to your Lotus Quickr servers or your other content servers to work with Lotus Quickr Content Integrator.