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"The cost of Skype for Business is incorporated into our Office 365 licenses."
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.
HCL Connections is ranked 7th in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) while Skype for Business is ranked 6th in Virtual Meetings with 9 reviews. HCL Connections is rated 0.0, while Skype for Business is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Skype for Business writes "Much easier and quicker than writing an email to someone and waiting for them to read it". HCL Connections is most compared with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Office 365, Atlassian Confluence and HCL Sametime, whereas Skype for Business is most compared with Webex, Zoom, TeamViewer, Cisco Meeting Server and Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch.
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