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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."

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"The most valuable feature is the mail server."

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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."

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"Security is very important to us, so improvements to this functionality are welcome."

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"This is an affordable solution but the price could be improved."

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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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Also Known As
IBM Lotus Notes, Lotus Notes
Verse, IBM Verse
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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.

IBM Verse is a powerful email hosting solution that enables users to access their business communications from a laptop or desktop browser or from a mobile device. This email and business messaging experience is based on an innovative user-centric design, including social analytics and advanced search capabilities. IBM Verse helps users quickly find and focus on what content is most important, empowering them to build stronger working relationships while optimizing business results.

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Sample Customers
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
Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Australian Trade Commission, BTC, Havas, Canal Barge Co.Inc., RAVInvest, Elemental Path, WDR mediagroup
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company26%
Media Company5%
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company7%
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HCL Notes is ranked 5th in Email Applications with 2 reviews while HCL Verse is ranked 7th in Email Applications with 1 review. HCL Notes is rated 6.0, while HCL Verse is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of HCL Notes writes "if you have no other choice, you just have to manage. The upside is stability and scalability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HCL Verse writes "A stable solution for mail and messaging". HCL Notes is most compared with HCL Domino, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Exchange Online, G Suite Enterprise and Zimbra Collaboration, whereas HCL Verse is most compared with Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Teams, HCL Domino and Slack.

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