Twitter is getting more and more popular
and it is starting to reach into the enterprise, IBM has an internal system
called BlueTwit and Oracle have been working on a system called OraTweet
and there are other hosted systems available like Yammer and now I am pleased
to introduce you to DomCastr, a Lotus Domino based twitter like server.
As more companies look at enterprise
twitter like services they need to make a choice, they can select to use
a hosted service, with the risk that the service goes down or is compromised
or they can elect to deploy an internal system which means making sure
the infrastructure is there to support it.
If your running Lotus Domino then it
makes sense to look at a system that you can deploy over your existing
infrastructure and that’s where DomCastr comes in as the first Lotus Domino
Twitter like server. While still under major development to implement some
of the more important features of Twitter It is starting to come together
nicely and so I wanted to show it off to the Lotus Communnity in the hopes
that they will see the potential for a Twitter like system in their enterprise.
So how much will DomCastr cost when
it’s finished? Nothing, Nada, Free. It will be on OpenNTF for anybody to
download and deploy. I won’t even ask you to buy me a beer at Lotusphere
( although I won’t complain if you do ).
Let me know what you think of it, if
you have suggestions for enterprise features you’d like to see then post
them as comments here and I’ll see if they fit in with my plans for the
product. if you want to lend a hand in developing the application then
send me an email.
Try it out for yourself….
Username : Demo Account
Password : demodemo