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"It is the standard license which is part of many Office packets.""We are satisfied with the price of this solution.""If you have content that requires more security and you want to use it in a more secure manner, with more protection, then it will come at a higher cost.""If you have clients who do not have a computer and are joining with their phones it's an additional fee of $5.00 per user.""The pricing for Teams is very competitive."

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Top Answer: One big advantage of this solution over competitors is it is bundled with Office 365. This makes it more convenient.
Top Answer: This solution is not as popular for companies to use as other solutions making it a disadvantage.
Top Answer: We use the solution for group meetings.
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Also Known As
IBM Connections, Lotus Connections
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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.

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our mission is grounded in both the world in which we live and the future we strive to create. Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses is designed to enable Microsoft and our customers to thrive in this world.

We do business in 170 countries and are made up of 114,000 passionate employees dedicated to fulfilling our mission of helping you and your organization achieve more.

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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
Honeywll, AIRFRANCE, AccuWeather, Lilly
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm15%
Transportation Company12%
Government8%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government7%
REVIEWERS
Manufacturing Company28%
Financial Services Firm22%
Transportation Company11%
Non Tech Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise46%
REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise36%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise66%
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HCL Connections is ranked 10th in Enterprise Social Software while Microsoft Teams is ranked 1st in Enterprise Social Software with 32 reviews. HCL Connections is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Teams is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Teams writes "Continuous stream of significant improvements Simple conferencing, seamless integration with Outlook and easy to use on mobile devices". HCL Connections is most compared with SharePoint, Office 365, Atlassian Confluence, Yammer and Skype for Business, whereas Microsoft Teams is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, Symphony, Avaya Spaces, SharePoint and Loom.

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