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    Also Known As
    Confluence
    IBM Connections, Lotus Connections
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    Overview

    Project management is easy with Atlassian's Confluence as your single source of truth. It integrates with JIRA so you can easily add context to your projects in one central location. Create and track issues & product requirements, publish release reports, track release progress, and more when you connect Confluence and JIRA. Confluence allows you to create, share, evolve, and capture your team's project documentation so you can collaborate better, smarter, and as a team.

    Confluence also organizes your powerful repository of information, opinions, and knowledge to help you answer questions, create how-to docs, and possibly identify the next big thing. Logical and consistent management of knowledge and a powerful search engine ensure that you can always find the right content, when you need it most. Share, organize, and discover content all in one platform.

    Confluence has multiple deployment options to provide the flexibility your organization needs.

    Cloud is a fully hosted service for customers who want to iterate quickly and have us take care of managing the infrastructure.

    For customers who need to run our applications behind their firewall, we have Server and Data Center options. Server delivers greater capacity for a larger user base and gives you more control, allowing you to remain compliant with your enterprise IT, security, IP and privacy policies. For our largest customers, Data Center provides all the capability of our Server option, along with high availability, instant scalability and performance at scale.

    Atlassian also offers premium support and strategic services for enterprise customers. Technical Account Managers are cross-functional technical advisors providing proactive planning and strategic guidance across your organization. Premier Support goes above and beyond our standard offerings to give you account-wide support from a team of senior support engineers.

    IBM Connections™ is a leading unified collaboration and social networking solution that helps you filter out the noise to get work done. Connections empowers your teams and organization to engage with the right experts, accelerate innovation, and deliver results. All the collaboration tools you need to be productive are united under a single sign-on so you can reduce time spent switching between disparate tools and focus on the people and work that matters most. Experience a security-rich and business-compliant environment sanctioned by IT. Confidently share knowledge within your teams and your organization, and extend collaboration beyond traditional boundaries. Connections can enable you to improve decision-making, increase productivity, and accelerate time-to-market. Shift from being merely productive, to truly effective with Connections today.

    IBM Connections can help you: Engage experts. People-centric platform enables you to easily locate the expertise you need, right now. Accelerate innovation. Illuminate and promote new ideas within a thriving social network of teams and communities. Empower teams. Get work done together and take action; anywhere—from any device. Deliver results. Leverage cognitive insights to prioritize results and arrive at better outcomes. Extend collaboration. Safely collaborate with customers and partners, bringing them into the conversation.

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    Sample Customers
    Facebook, Skype, Microsoft, NASA, Netflix, Adobe, Bonobos, LinkedIn, Pfizer, Citi.
    Yamato Financial Co. Ltd., University of Zurich, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Telus, Rabobank, Christian Brothers Services, Grupo Financiero Banorte, The Loft Group, Dow Water & Process Solutions, JGC Corporation, College of Medicine, Swansea University, solvito GmbH, Loft Group, Hamm-Reno Group GmbH, Geno SA
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm19%
    Cloud Provider12%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Media Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Government10%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Transportation Company12%
    Healthcare Company8%
    Government8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise28%
    Large Enterprise43%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business35%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise46%

    Atlassian Confluence is ranked 2nd in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) with 10 reviews while HCL Connections is ranked 7th in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals). Atlassian Confluence is rated 8.0, while HCL Connections is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Atlassian Confluence writes "Good usability, helpful community support, and facilitates well-structured documentation ". On the other hand, Atlassian Confluence is most compared with Microsoft Teams, Office 365, SharePoint, Zendesk Guide and Microsoft OneDrive, whereas HCL Connections is most compared with SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, Yammer and Skype for Business.

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