IBM announced four new Lotus Workplace software products that will enable customers to add modular collaborative capabilities — such as e-mail, instant messaging, and Web conferencing — to their business applications and corporate portals. The new Lotus Workplace products give employees a set of collaborative tools that can be tailored to their specific work environment. Lotus Workplace products include IBM Lotus Workplace Messaging 1.1, IBM Lotus Workplace Team Collaboration 1.1, IBM Lotus Workplace Collaborative Learning 1.1, and IBM Lotus Workplace Web Content Management 1.1. The 1.1 version of the Lotus Workplace family of products will be available for download in Q4 2003. IBM Lotus Workplace Messaging 1.1 will be available for $29 per user, while the IBM Lotus Workplace Team Collaboration 1.1 will be available for $89 per user. IBM Lotus Workplace Collaborative Learning 1.1 will be available for $35 per user, and IBM Lotus Workplace Web Content Management 1.1 will be available for $49,999 per CPU. IBM Lotus Workplace server products are currently available on Linux for Intel 32 bit: SuSE 7.2 and 7.3, IBM AIX, Version 5.2 and Microsoft Windows 2000 Server. Supported client operating systems include Microsoft Windows 2000 sp3, Microsoft Windows XP, SuSE Linux 7.2 and 7.3 on Intel. Supported browsers include Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 service pack 2, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and Mozilla 1.3 on SuSE Linux. www.ibm.com/lotus/workplace

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