CRN interviews a number of Lotus partners on the opportunities ahead with Lotus Connections, Lotus Quickr, and Lotus Sametime:

When it comes to moving "social networking" wares into the more restricted corporate environment, IBM may have the edge over other vendors, some pundits and solution providers said.

IBM, with its roots in glass-house, secure computing, has some background here, said Dana Gardner, founder of Interarbor Solutions, a Gilford, N.H.-based consultant.

IBM's pitch is "it's easier to go from the enterprise into the ether than to go from the ether into the enterprise," Gardner said.
Link: CRN: IBM Social Tools Could Bring New Opportunity To Solution Providers >

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