Going Mobile with Lotus Instant Messaging (Sametime) Everyplace

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 17 March 2004

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IBM Form #: REDP-3835-00

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Authors: Heiko Mueller, William Tworek


Lotus Instant Messaging (Sametime) Everyplace provides mobile users with the instant messaging and awareness capabilities of Lotus Sametime from WAP- and SMS-enabled mobile devices. Mobile users can see if their colleagues are online and send instant messages or initiate text chat. Desktop users can see if their mobile colleagues are online and use the best way to communicate with them whether via an instant message, phone call or e-mail.
In this Redpaper we introduce the Lotus Instant Messaging (Sametime) Everyplace product - and provide some best practices for installing and utilizing this product in your environment.

Table of contents

What is Sametime Everyplace (STEP)
How Sametime Everyplace works
Infrastructure considerations for STEP
Installing Sametime Everyplace
STEP configuration and administration
Mobile client options

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