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Pros
"They offer good support and provide a roadmap.""The full-text searching capabilities are great."

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"The product is very stable and scalable.""It is easy to integrate the product with other services.""The solution provides great security.""The most valuable feature is the UI."

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Cons
"When you compare with Microsoft Exchange, the UI could be more user-friendly.""From the Domino side, it should support DKIM and DMARC."

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"Notes needs a major upgrade for the UI.""It is a heavy program and uses more resources than an email client should.""There is a chat component but it does not work properly.""GUI and replication can be improved.""I would like to see integration with other solutions."

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"Price is reasonable compared to the other solutions.""We're happy with the price of our license — it's pretty standard."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: it totally depends on your reasons for the migration? I think IBM Lotus product was acquired by HCL in 2019 and the close competitors are Microsoft, Google or even ZCS (Zimbra suite). however, like I… more »
Top Answer: The full-text searching capabilities are great.
Top Answer: Our license is on a yearly subscription. You can sign a contract with HCL that will cover up to 100 users. This also includes technical support and all of the latest software updates. We're happy with… more »
Top Answer: The product is very stable and scalable.
Top Answer: The way Notes has improved us is that we are able to do a lot of things from the single platform of Notes. While it is a good thing — I would definitely say it is a good thing — but then this software… more »
Top Answer: We have an on-premise deployment. After all, it is an email client. The way you use Microsoft Outlook or any other email client it makes sense to be deployed on-premise. They do have a SaaS version… more »
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2,413
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1,511
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
300
Rating
8.5
5th
out of 18 in Email Applications
Views
3,052
Comparisons
2,345
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
1,099
Rating
6.0
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Also Known As
IBM Lotus Domino, Lotus Domino
IBM Lotus Notes, Lotus Notes
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Overview

HCL Domino (formerly IBM Domino) is a secure, enterprise-grade, application development platform. From IT to business, HCL Domino is the only low to pro-code application development platform that allows your business to build robust applications to solve workflow and process challenges fast. HCL Domino powers businesses around the world with 15,000 customers and 10 million apps built on our platform. HCL Domino has always been a secure, rock-solid, and proven solution.

  • Low cost of ownership - minimizing administration needs through automated installations, policies and monitoring helps staff focus on higher value tasks.
  • Minimized infrastructure - reducing costs by using less power, memory, data storage, network bandwidth and servers.
  • Rich application environment - supporting workflow-driven and people-oriented applications that help a wide variety of business operations deliver enhanced results.
  • Security-rich - helping protect your critical business assets. You can control information access, protect information and guarantee document authenticity.
  • High availability - featuring advanced clustering, replication, server fault recovery and automated diagnostic tools.
IBM Notes (formerly IBM Lotus Notes) is an enterprise email client software of the IBM Notes and Domino client/server platform that provides email, calendar and contact management capabilities and can integrated into IBM collaboration tools and business applications. It can support to track projects, collaborate on tasks, assemble teams, share files directly from inbox. IBM Notes email can be accessed from Apple iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and other mobile devices. IBM Notes secure your system with included Secure Hash Algorithm 2 (SHA) support for encryption and Transport Layer Security (TLS) delivered by IBM and OAuth credential store to support Embedded Experiences.
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Sample Customers
A1 Telekom, Acubiz, Afrisam, E. A. Juffali & Brothers, Fiducia & GAD, and Pakistan State Oil
Connect2Cloud, Hansgrohe, Sauk County, Blue Water Shipping, FDBR, ibml, Multivac, Aarhus University Hospital, Hendricks Regional Health, Asian Paints, Integra Legal, Sunplus Technology, S¾SS, The Moroccan Ministry of Youth and Sports, Nicrometal, Doncasters Group, Practice Plan, Barr, RACV, Neotechnik, Deutsche Notes User Group
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider26%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company26%
Government8%
Media Company6%
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HCL Domino is ranked 17th in Rapid Application Development Software with 2 reviews while HCL Notes is ranked 5th in Email Applications with 3 reviews. HCL Domino is rated 8.6, while HCL Notes is rated 6.6. The top reviewer of HCL Domino writes "Integrates well with our mobile solutions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HCL Notes writes "if you have no other choice, you just have to manage. The upside is stability and scalability". HCL Domino is most compared with Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Exchange Online, Zimbra Collaboration and Temenos Quantum, whereas HCL Notes is most compared with HCL Verse, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Exchange Online, G Suite Enterprise and Zimbra Collaboration.

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