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IBM Connections, Lotus Connections
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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.

Liferay Digital Experience Platform is an enterprise-grade platform that enables companies to create and connect personalized digital experiences across web, mobile, social, in store and other touchpoints. It provides the technical foundation (deep integration, security and modularity) for your digital business to orchestrate unique customer experiences, as well as business value features to support a deeper understanding of your customers.
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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
Adidas, Carrefour, Cisco Systems, Danone, Fujitsu, Lufthansa Flight Training, Siemens, Société Générale and the United Nations
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm15%
Transportation Company12%
Healthcare Company8%
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm7%
Healthcare Company5%
Financial Services Firm19%
Comms Service Provider13%
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm8%
Company Size
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise46%
Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise45%
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HCL Connections is ranked 6th in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) while Liferay Digital Experience Platform is ranked 3rd in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) with 6 reviews. HCL Connections is rated 0.0, while Liferay Digital Experience Platform is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Liferay Digital Experience Platform writes "Full-featured unified platform with good scaling options". HCL Connections is most compared with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Office 365 and Atlassian Confluence, whereas Liferay Digital Experience Platform is most compared with Drupal, Adobe Experience Manager, SharePoint, WordPress and Sitecore Experience Manager.

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