Thanks to everyone who helped put The Portal Post on Sun's Hot Blogs list!
a little something in return: most people don't know this, but you can
try many of our most popular portlets (and, sometimes, the back-end
services to which they connect) for free! For example:
Live! - 60-day, 25-user free trial of Elluminate's distance
collaboration/eLearning environment. It includes app sharing,
whiteboarding, collaboration via VOIP and IM, recorded transcripts and
much more. We resell Elluminate Live!, and our customers love it! Check
YellowBrix - 30-day free trial of real-time feeds of 130,000
breaking news stories culled daily from premium sources, including the
BBC, the Financial Times, USA Today, Washington Post,
LA Times, and thousands of industry trade journals and
magazines. Sign up today!
Notes/Microsoft Exchange - Yash Technologies offers free trials of its
SyncEx portlets to connect to Notes or Exchange. You want to call them
to set that up.
877.257.1343 (Toll Free)
847.903.2564 (outside U.S.)
BTW, if you need more time to conduct your evaluation, all of these companies are very accommodating.
Also, although some ISV's don't publish free trials, if you're
seriously considering them for purchase, most will be happy to set you