Christoph Adler

HCL Ambassador

Christoph Adler has been working with IBM (Lotus) Notes / Domino and other ICS software, mostly as a technical consultant, since 2001. He has been involved in large projects, including migrations, consolidations and client and application management from planning to design and implementation. Since 2012 he is working as a Senior Consultant at panagenda focuses on client management solutions for IBM Notes, the analysis and optimization of ICS infrastructures, Domino Application modernization and cloud onboarding.

10:00 (MSK) 2:00 a.m. (EST) ALPHA HALL

Wednesday December 9

HCL Safelinx - How to securely connect to your infrastructure

Thomas Hampel

Ketan Godhaniya

Christoph Adler

12:00 (MSK) 4:00 a.m. (EST) ALPHA HALL

Wednesday December 9

HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP2 Upgrades: Easy — Fast — Seamless

Join this session and learn how you can take the worst Notes client deployments (simulated multi-user, copied data directories, outdated templates, misconfigured workspace folders, dramatically grown data directories, very slow clients, clients with crashes, etc.) and clean it, upgrade it and deliver it without disruption! No matter how much you try, you will always find Notes clients out there that do not behave or participate! Gain access to the best and latest Notes client management knowledge, combined with more than 16 years of experience with Notes client upgrades to get the fastest and most stable IBM Notes 11.0.1 FP2 client ever.


14:00 (MSK) 6:00 a.m. (EST) ALPHA HALL

Wednesday December 9

Virtual, Faster, Better! How to deploy HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP2 for Citrix/VDI

Virtualizing HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP2 (incl. Language Packs, Fix Packs, Connections Plugins for Notes and more) is an effective way to standardize your Notes client infrastructure, reduce costs for workstation hardware and give your users a consistent experience. In this session, you will learn how to implement, configure and tune HCL Notes 11.0.1 FP2 on platforms like Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop and get the most out of it by dramatically reducing start-up times (up to 70%), bringing a much better performance and increasing the stability into the Notes client. Beside a live demo on what we call “The Workspace (folder) Improvement” you'll also get some worst practices stories as Chris shares his experiences from real-world client virtualization projects, how these stories can help you and a detailed recipe on ”How to run the Installation and initial configuration of Notes in the best possible way for your very own infrastructure”.


14:00-16:00 (MSK) 6:00-8:00 a.m. (EST) ALPHA HALL

Friday December 4

DeepDive Workshop — HCL Notes Client upgrades/deployments using MarvelClient

In this Workshop Christoph Adler will show you detailed how you can use MarvelClient Upgrade to configure, prepare and run the best HCL Notes installations ever. You will learn how easy it is to get all users upgraded to the latest and greatest version of HCL Notes in lightspeed, seamlessly and without any disruptions for users. Additionally to "upgrades" he will show how to create "initial" installation packages for HCL Notes being able to deploy this on new computers AND the fully automatic way to create an HCL Notes installation for virtual platforms like Citrix and VDI including all needed optimizations and performance tweaks.