Compare Atlassian Confluence vs. HCL Connections

Atlassian Confluence is ranked 2nd in Corporate Portals with 3 reviews while HCL Connections is ranked 6th in Corporate Portals with 2 reviews. Atlassian Confluence is rated 9.0, while HCL Connections is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Atlassian Confluence writes "Many people enjoy its zero learning-curve". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HCL Connections writes "I use the Updates page to know what is going on and which projects are running". Atlassian Confluence is most compared with SharePoint, Office 365 and Drupal, whereas HCL Connections is most compared with Office 365, SharePoint and Yammer. See our Atlassian Confluence vs. HCL Connections report.
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Find out what your peers are saying about Atlassian Confluence vs. HCL Connections and other solutions. Updated: November 2019.
378,397 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
A simple tool for developers to write and record team decisions explaining the product that they are creating.Many people enjoy its zero learning-curve.‚Äč

Read more »

The most valuable feature is the Activity flow that is used to catch new activities.

Read more »

Cons
There is no concept of peer review or a draft mode - whatever you write is live.

Read more »

The inclusion of a file plugin for Windows Explorer would make it easier to use.

Read more »

report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Corporate Portals solutions are best for your needs.
378,397 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ranking
2nd
out of 18 in Corporate Portals
Views
10,887
Comparisons
9,114
Reviews
4
Average Words per Review
225
Avg. Rating
8.8
6th
out of 18 in Corporate Portals
Views
2,796
Comparisons
1,662
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
265
Avg. Rating
9.0
Top Comparisons
Compared 29% of the time.
Compared 18% of the time.
Compared 7% of the time.
Compared 35% of the time.
Compared 25% of the time.
Compared 13% of the time.
Also Known As
ConfluenceIBM Connections, Lotus Connections
Learn
Atlassian
HCL
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.

Offer
Learn more about Atlassian Confluence
Learn more about HCL Connections
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 Firm22%
Government11%
Cloud Provider11%
Media Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company29%
Financial Services Firm19%
Government15%
Transportation Company4%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
Transportation Company12%
Insurance Company8%
Healthcare Company8%
Find out what your peers are saying about Atlassian Confluence vs. HCL Connections and other solutions. Updated: November 2019.
378,397 professionals have used our research since 2012.
We monitor all Corporate 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.
Sign Up with Email