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IBM, a leader in collaboration, has created IBM Workplace™ Collaboration
Services—a new completely, integrated collaborative environment based on
open standards. IBM Workplace Collaboration Services provides a wide range of
integrated, ready-to-use communication and collaboration capabilities as
services for the IBM Workplace environment. This includes capabilities such
e-mail, calendaring and scheduling, presence and awareness, instant
messaging, learning, team spaces, Web conferencing, and document and Web
content management.
This IBM Redbook is an installation and deployment guide for IBM Workplace
Collaboration Services Release 2.5. We provide detailed installation procedures
for Microsoft® Windows® and Novell SUSE Linux® and highlight clustered
The team that wrote this redbook
This redbook was produced by a team of specialists from around the world
working at the International Technical Support Organization, Cambridge Center.
Philip Monson is a Project Leader at the ITSO Lotus® Center in Cambridge MA.
Phil has been with Lotus and IBM for 15 years, joining the company when the
early versions of Lotus Notes® were rolled out for internal use. He has served in
management, technical, and consulting roles in the IT, Sales, and Development
Jeffrey Slone is currently a Senior Curriculum Developer with Workplace, Portal,
and Collaboration Software in the User Experience, Education, and Technical
Enablement group. A nine-year veteran of IBM, Mr. Slone has developed and
delivered training on many of the Lotus product offerings, including Lotus
Domino® and IBM Workplace Collaboration Services. Mr. Slone authored the
IBM Redpaper, Lotus Workplace Messaging Administration Guide, REDP-3860,
and was a contributing author for the IBM Redbooks™ - Lotus Workplace 1.1
Products Deployment Guide, SG24-7087, and Lotus Workplace 2.0.1 Products:
Deployment Guide, SG24-6378. Mr. Slone is a CLP in Lotus Notes and Domino
System Administration.
Tatjana Savov is an IT Specialist working for IBM Software Services for Lotus in
Cologne, Germany. She joined IBM in 1997 as a student and completed her
studies in 2000 with a degree in Business Information Technology from the

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