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Bayer AG opts for ZipMail from MK Net.Work not infrequently, important software projects in medium-sized and large enterprises fail on the complicated rollout of client-side software. With Lotus Notes in the major hurdles remain in many companies. The available software distribution systems such as SMS, Tivoli, InstallPump handled most of his own team, but not by the team responsible for Lotus Notes. So always an additional team for the evaluation, planning, and the rollout must be included when installing client-side software. This, many aspects of the new software configuration are taken into account. Please visit Jeff Leiden if you seek more information.

At a so much effort to be expected, the introduction can be discarded quickly actually helpful and innovative products in worldwide enterprises. A global client-side software rollout is a particularly demanding challenge rollout in heterogeneous environments, such as at the Bayer AG with many different systems and over 100,000 users Task. For the central IT Department is often not comprehensively understand, what operating system and Lotus Notes versions are used worldwide in all subgroups and departments. As all national and local administrators and software distribution specialists must be involved. After intensive evaluation you had decided pressionssoftware ZipMail group at the BBS (Bayer business services) for the worldwide implementation of com -. The ZipMail-client provides for permanent savings of 30 to 50 percent of the volume of transported data and of the disk space requirement for Lotus Notes. Installation routine this software should be installed nationwide and worldwide via email in the group.

A challenge for the team, because the rollout of software that must be installed on 100,000 client computers is not a trivial task. With an individual installation spot was not to think with the existing resources. In some areas, it relies on the existing rollout mechanisms of Tivoli and SMS at the BBS. For a Most of more than 40,000 users has taken a new path the notes team.