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HCL Domino is the #16 ranked solution in our list of top Rapid Application Development Software. It is most often compared to Microsoft Exchange: HCL Domino vs Microsoft Exchange

What is HCL Domino?

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.

HCL Domino is also known as IBM Lotus Domino, Lotus Domino.

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HCL Domino Customers

A1 Telekom, Acubiz, Afrisam, E. A. Juffali & Brothers, Fiducia & GAD, and Pakistan State Oil

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AGM IT/SAP at a transportation company with 201-500 employees
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After a few years, you may find that you are paying more than the purchase cost, without much functionality added.

What needs improvement?

The ROI does not justify its price.

IBM should rethink the AMC subscription.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used it for 12 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

I have not encountered any deployment issues, only that there are not many upgrade features.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have not encountered any stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Not many upgrade features found.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Customer service is 4/10.

Technical Support:

Technical support is 5/10.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously used Messenger and Outlook, which were much better than this.

How was the initial setup?

I do not have any experience with initial setup.

What about the implementation team?

It was implemented by a support partner.

What was our ROI?

The ROI is not justifiable.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

IBM charges heavy for a yearly subscription and AMC cost increase year-on-year is not a fixed percentage of AMC, due to which, after 2-4 years, you may find that you are paying more than the purchase cost, without much functionality added. The ROI not justifiable. IBM Lotus is good but there is other, better software available with much better pricing, and value-added functionality and features. IBM should rethink the AMC subscription, which is huge compared to the competitors.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this product, we did not evaluate other options.

What other advice do I have?

IBM should rethink the AMC subscription.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.