We changed our name from IT Central Station: Here's why

HCL Connections vs Zoom comparison

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
HCL Connections Logo
1,371 views|996 comparisons
Zoom Logo
Read 121 Zoom reviews.
13,938 views|9,925 comparisons
Featured Review
Quotes From Members
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pricing and Cost Advice
Information Not Available
  • "There is a 40-minute time limit when you use the basic version, which is free."
  • "In the basic version, there is a 40-minute time limit on group meetings."
  • "Zoom is available with an open license that can support meetings of up to 40 minutes."
  • "The cost of Zoom has led me to use WeChat, instead."
  • "I have been using the free version of Zoom."
  • "The price is $149 USD yearly."
  • "We have an account but we are also using the free version."
  • "There is a free version available with time limits."
  • More Zoom Pricing and Cost Advice →

    report
    Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) solutions are best for your needs.
    563,780 professionals have used our research since 2012.
    Questions from the Community
    Ask a question

    Earn 20 points

    Top Answer: 
    Hi @Krista Thompson ​ - Yes, LucidSpark is a much more nimble and, in some ways, user-friendly tool than LucidChart. LucidSpark is designed to do a better job managing multiple users participating… more »
    Top Answer: 
    A stable option that is good for small to medium sized companies with limited use.
    Top Answer: 
    There is a licensing fee required to use Zoom.
    Ranking
    Views
    1,371
    Comparisons
    996
    Reviews
    0
    Average Words per Review
    0
    Rating
    N/A
    1st
    out of 59 in Virtual Meetings
    Views
    13,938
    Comparisons
    9,925
    Reviews
    90
    Average Words per Review
    383
    Rating
    8.2
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    IBM Connections, Lotus Connections
    Learn More
    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.

    Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Our easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. Message me to learn more about how Zoom can help your business or organization Visit zoom.com and follow @zoom_us.

    Offer
    Learn more about HCL Connections
    Learn more about Zoom
    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
    Fortinet, Veeva, Proofpoint, Box, Ticketmaster, Trend Micro, Caesars Entertainment, Santa Clara University, Pandora, Stanford Continuing Studies
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Transportation Company12%
    Government8%
    Insurance Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government8%
    Educational Organization8%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business35%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise46%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise42%

    HCL Connections is ranked 7th in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) while Zoom is ranked 1st in Virtual Meetings with 121 reviews. HCL Connections is rated 0.0, while Zoom is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zoom writes "Convenient, easy to use, and simple to set up". HCL Connections is most compared with SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, Atlassian Confluence and Yammer, whereas Zoom is most compared with Webex, TeamViewer, Airmeet, 3CX Live Chat and Skype for Business.

    We monitor all Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.