Bill Buchan explores three options for existing Lotus Notes customers....

Option one - Keep Domino - still works. ND7 - post summer/early autumn - is solid, fast, and now offers DB2 back-end capability. So doing nothing (in terms of application infrastructure) is still a pretty valid decision. ...
Option two - Keeping domino but running workplace on top of it - sounds terrible. "Will my applications work in Workplace". "But I want to run on Linux, and there's no notes client". "Two infrastructures instead of one ? Two clients instead of one. "  
All wrong. ...
Option three is fairly radical. Its where you redeploy all applications in workplace or Portal or whatever. This is painful. No other application infrastructure offers the internal services that Lotus Notes does. So migrating applications to say, .net, is a manual, intensive, and costly process. Despite the hype, Redmond do NOT have an automatic application migration tool.
Bill goes on to point out that he doesn't believe all the hype and it won't be easy.  A good, realistic assessment.

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