Some of the news from IBM Connect
IBM releases early access to IBM Verse. http://ibm.co/1BfM4S1
IBM Verse will come an an Domino solution for on premise deployment later this year
The Domino HTTP engine will get more updates that the previous released updates with SHA2 and TLS 1.0
It will get new HTTP security options as TLS 1.2, PFS and AEAD
the IBM HTTP server addon released with Domino 9 will be deprecated
The NSF Datastore will get updates that we have all wanted for a long time.
View Indexes outside of the database and with this and DAOS we are breaking the 64GB nsf database maximum finally.
Live view updates is a server task that will pull and update view indexes with a interval of your choice this update is already in 9.0.1 FP3
XPages will receive support for encryption and signatures
New backend classes for XPages, Lotuscript and Java agents
There are plans for future upgrades to update java in Domino to 1.7 or 1.8
Availability for this great new functionality is Q2 2015, price has not been announced yet.
This is the news I have captured, if I missed something please comment