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"The most valuable feature is the mail server."

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"The online version is faster, as it is a cloud instance. We can have massive mailbox capacity: 100 GB per user, which is huge. We can't provision such capacity internally, as the company would get burnt out paying for mailbox storage.""It is for emails, and it seems to work okay.""The most valuable feature is being able to assign an individual a task.""We have found the solution to be stable.""I have found the interface to be user-friendly and the overall simplicity valuable features.""The solution is stable."

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

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"I would prefer an anti-malware functionality in at least the basic version.""I don't like it in general. It sort of has that Microsoft flavor to it, which is just the style they use and the way they color things and lay them out.""This product is too complex to use.""The solution should have a stand-alone application instead of us having to go through an internet browser.""The licensing price of the solution could be lower."

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

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"We have an enterprise agreement for licensing.""The price of the solution could be less expensive.""There is a license required for the solution and it is paid annually.""The subscription fee is monthly."

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Also Known As
Verse, IBM Verse
Exchange Online, Exchange Online Plan 1, Exchange Online Plan 2, MS Exchange Online, MS Exchange Online, MS Exchange Online
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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.

Exchange Online helps protect your information with advanced capabilities. Anti-malware and anti-spam filtering protect mailboxes. Data loss prevention capabilities prevent users from mistakenly sending sensitive information to unauthorized people. Globally redundant servers, premier disaster recovery capabilities, and a team of security experts monitoring Exchange Online around the clock safeguard your data.
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Sample Customers
Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Australian Trade Commission, BTC, Havas, Canal Barge Co.Inc., RAVInvest, Elemental Path, WDR mediagroup
Bank Alfalah Ltd., Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport, Blue Star Infotech, Scitec Nutrition, Resolution Films, British Airways, Empire Cinemas, InnoGames
Top Industries
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company7%
Healthcare Company14%
Comms Service Provider14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Insurance Company14%
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company18%
Educational Organization7%
Media Company6%
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise52%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google, Microsoft, Zimbra and others in Email Applications. Updated: July 2021.
521,817 professionals have used our research since 2012.

HCL Verse is ranked 7th in Email Applications with 1 review while Microsoft Exchange Online is ranked 6th in Email Applications with 6 reviews. HCL Verse is rated 9.0, while Microsoft Exchange Online is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of HCL Verse writes "A stable solution for mail and messaging". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Exchange Online writes "Massive storage capacity with 100 GB per user mailbox". HCL Verse is most compared with HCL Notes, Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, G Suite Enterprise and HCL Domino, whereas Microsoft Exchange Online is most compared with G Suite Enterprise, IceWarp, Amazon WorkMail, Kerio Connect and Zimbra Collaboration.

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