10 New Technologies IBM Is Cooking in Its Innovation Labs - Cattail Personal File Sharing

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-01-23 Print this article Print

Simply put: This is secure file sharing through the Web browser. Cattail e-mails users when files are altered, and provides feeds for people, topics and full-text searches. We're not sure the world needs another feed system, but Cattail provides a counterpoint to Google's "no attachments" Apps policy.

IBM Lotusphere 2008 is the setting for the introduction of new collaboration technologies, but it also affords IBM the opportunity to show off software from its research labs around the world. Here are 10 new technologies that have promise, but don't get too excited! Some of these products will get rolled into existing IBM offerings—or may never see the light of day at all. By Clint Boulton

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