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Pros
"HCL Verse has a nice interface and it is a practical email solution. There are a diverse set of features, such as the search bar on top of the screens."

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"The most valuable features are video conferencing and sharing content during meetings.""With respect to being a clean and efficient communications platform, I think that it does the job quite well.""The most valuable feature is the screen sharing, which works well.""Slack makes it easy for employees to contact each other and exchange documents or information.""The feature that I have found most valuable is communication between team members.""The most valuable feature for me was the different channels."

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Cons
"The solution could improve by allowing us to use a color that we want in the editing boxes."

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"I would like to see a special feature for multiple people to collaborate on a document, working on it at the same time.""I have found it cumbersome to create and set up groups, or channels.""Customization is something that Slack is lacking.""I would like the in-meeting content sharing facility to be improved.""I would like the text in chat to be more customizable.""Slack does not have videoconferencing capabilities, which would have been nice."

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  • "The price of the solution is reasonable."
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  • "We use the free version that does not have a license."
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    HCL Verse has a nice interface and it is a practical email solution. There are a diverse set of features, such as the search bar on top of the screens.
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    The solution could improve by allowing us to use a color that we want in the editing boxes.
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    We use HCL Verse for email and it is useful for collaborations and deploying an application, which is important for our company.
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    7th
    out of 18 in Email Applications
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    Average Words per Review
    217
    Rating
    9.0
    Views
    2,335
    Comparisons
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    Reviews
    6
    Average Words per Review
    388
    Rating
    7.8
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    Also Known As
    Verse, IBM Verse
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    Overview

    IBM Verse is a powerful email hosting solution that enables users to access their business communications from a laptop or desktop browser or from a mobile device. This email and business messaging experience is based on an innovative user-centric design, including social analytics and advanced search capabilities. IBM Verse helps users quickly find and focus on what content is most important, empowering them to build stronger working relationships while optimizing business results.

    Slack is where work happens. It’s a digital workspace that powers your organization — all the pieces and the people — so you can get things done.

    Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It's real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

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    Sample Customers
    Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Australian Trade Commission, BTC, Havas, Canal Barge Co.Inc., RAVInvest, Elemental Path, WDR mediagroup
    Strava, The New York Times, Spotify, Blue Bottle Coffee Company, Eventbrite, Box, Circa, Stripe
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Government9%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    REVIEWERS
    Marketing Services Firm26%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Venture Capital & Private Equity Firm5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government7%
    Company Size
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business68%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise23%
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    563,208 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HCL Verse is ranked 7th in Email Applications with 1 review while Slack is ranked 3rd in Enterprise Social Software with 6 reviews. HCL Verse is rated 9.0, while Slack is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of HCL Verse writes "Stable, scalable, and good interface". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Slack writes "A clean and efficient communications platform that is good for large teams". HCL Verse is most compared with HCL Notes, Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, HCL Domino and HCL Connections, whereas Slack is most compared with Symphony, Atlassian Confluence, ChatWork, SharePoint and Workplace by Facebook.

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