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Preface - Pg. xi

Preface IBM®, the leader in collaboration, has created IBM WorkplaceTM Collaboration Services, a completely integrated collaborative environment based on open standards. Workplace Collaboration Services provides a wide range of integrated ready-to-use communication and collaboration capabilities as services for the IBM Workplace environment. This includes such capabilities as e-mail, calendaring and scheduling, presence awareness, instant messaging, e-learning, team spaces, Web conferencing, and document and Web content management. The integrated design of the IBM System i5TM platform provides a low-cost, low-maintenance computing system for Workplace solutions. The System i5 platform, which employs the latest implementation of Power ArchitectureTM, advances IBM eServerTM iSeriesTM integration, simplicity, and low total cost of ownership to record-setting levels. You magnify the benefits of IBM Workplace Collaboration Services by hosting it on the System i5 platform. This IBM Redbook is written for administrators who want to install, configure, and administer IBM Workplace Collaboration Services on the System i5 platform. It introduces you to Workplace Collaboration Services. It shows you how to deploy and customize it on the System i5 platform as well as how to configure the IBM Workplace Managed ClientTM. In addition, this redbook provides many performance tips to help you optimize your Workplace Collaboration Services environment. Note: At the time this redbook was written, IBM was transitioning from the iSeries server to the release of the System i5 platform. In this redbook, we use the terms System i5 and iSeries server interchangeably. System i5 merely refers to the IBM POWER5TM line of