Posted 21 July 2008

Discover Lotus Foundations

Lotus Foundations Start is an all-in-one software appliance that enables business to focus on running their business, not managing their IT systems.

Lotus Foundations Start includes e-mail, security, backup and recovery features, and is an ideal solution for small businesses with little or no IT support. It can be deployed in under 30 minutes and provides the essential collaboration software required to power a small business.

Office Productivity

  • IBM Lotus office productivity tools included in the price
  • Import, edit, and save work in a variety of file types, including Adobe® PDF
  • Access email, calendars, documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and applications quickly from a single interface
  • Use business applications, create documents, and search the Web without ever having to leave the Lotus Notes interface


  • Helps reduce cost of ownership by working with other software or existing infrastructure
  • Works with a variety of software packages, minimizing the potential change in user experience
  • Email and calendars transparent to Microsoft Outlook users — users can continue to run their Microsoft Outlook client

Backup & Recovery

  • No fuss, no worries — even non-technical staff can manage backups
  • Frequent incremental backups are continuous and automated
  • No tapes (disk-based), no wires, no cables
  • No maintenance, cleaning, or administration
  • High-level of system redundancy
  • Recover from any type of system failure into a fully functional state, in just a few minutes

Email & Collaboration

  • IBM Lotus Notes and IBM Lotus Domino: customized for the SMB — no complexity of installation, setup and configuration — no learning curve necessary
  • Create and share information, email and calendars
  • Email options for everyone — includes Lotus Notes clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux:
  • Microsoft Outlook users can continue their experience with Domino Access for Microsoft Outlook
  • Remote internet access with Domino Web Access