Oracle to Release Collaboration Suite Upgrade
Oracle takes aim at rival messaging and collaboration platforms from Lotus and Microsoft.Oracle Corp. next week will announce Release 2 of its Oracle Collaboration Suite, adding Web conferencing capabilities to the messaging and collaboration applications the company debuted last year. The suite takes aim at rival messaging and collaboration platforms from IBMs Lotus Software division and Microsoft Corp. The new Oracle Web Conferencing component of OCS, known in beta as iMeetings, will include support for co-browsing, document presentation, white boarding, desktop sharing, chat and voice streaming, as well as support for storing of documents and transcripts generated by the application and playback of recorded meetings.
It will be available as both a hosted service and licensed software.