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    Overall excellent product with great features, consider small and medium businesses to have at least basic ATP and DLP features.
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    There are all sorts of really good tools for use on the information security side that allow us to make sure that our people are doing business and doing business right.
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    We're a hybrid between Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Business Basic, depending on where a person stands in the company. Our headquarters staff is all Business Premium, while the rest of our staff… more »
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    Also Known As
    IBM Connections, Lotus Connections
    Microsoft Office 365, Office 365 Enterprise, Office 365 Enterprise E1, Office 365 Enterprise E3, Office 365 Enterprise E5, Office 365 ProPlus, Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 F1
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    Overview

    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.

    Office 365 is more than just Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. It provides powerful services like business-class email, online storage, and teamwork solutions that you can access from anywhere. Bring teams and resources together with solutions like Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business that make working together more productive and enjoyable regardless of where participants are located. Easily implement security and privacy controls to help protect business data and devices against malicious threats and help you meet your compliance obligations. Automatic updates ensure your employees will always have the latest features and security updates.

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    Sample Customers
    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
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    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm15%
    Transportation Company12%
    Government8%
    Insurance Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company25%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Aerospace/Defense Firm4%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Company Size
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    Small Business35%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise46%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business49%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise30%

    HCL Connections is ranked 7th in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) while Office 365 is ranked 1st in Content Collaboration Platforms with 16 reviews. HCL Connections is rated 0.0, while Office 365 is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Office 365 writes "Great vulnerability insights, offers very impressive cash savings, and offers great information security tools". HCL Connections is most compared with SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Atlassian Confluence, Yammer and Skype for Business, whereas Office 365 is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, Amazon WorkDocs, Citrix ShareFile, Box and Oracle Beehive.

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