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IBM Connections Cloud products provide easier-to-access integrated email, social collaboration software and third-party applications, all delivered through IBM Cloud Marketplace or on-premises. This cost-effective social network platform is built upon IBM expertise in delivering security-rich services. As collaboration software, IBM Connections Cloud can help your organization deepen customer relationships, increase effectiveness, optimize workforces and reduce IT costs and complexity.

IBM Connections Cloud S1

A collection of collaboration tools that combines the following components:

  • IBM Verse enterprise-class email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Online Document Editing
  • Web Conferencing
  • File Sharing
  • Social Business Services

With IBM Connections Cloud S1, you benefit from essential and effective collaboration tools in a security-rich environment that helps simplify and improve your daily business interactions with customers, partners and colleagues.

Delivered as software as a service, IBM Connections Cloud S1:

  • Combines cloud-based business email with advanced collaboration tools for one low monthly price
  • Allows you to work and edit content virtually anywhere using a web browser, IBM Notes client or mobile devices.
  • Helps you engage the right resources at the right time by enabling you to collaborate and work with your external networks.
  • Provides security-rich features designed to protect critical information.
  • Lowers total cost of ownership and helps control costs by reducing capital expenditures through affordable, accessible cloud services.

As a cloud-based service, your collaboration tools are managed by IBM, allowing you to focus on your core business.

IBM Connections Cloud S2

Provides social networking for business. This integrated suite of collaboration tools combines your business social network with web conferencing and collaboration capabilities, such as file storing and sharing, instant messaging and activity management. Deployed as software as a service , these affordable social collaboration tools provide easier-to-use social networking for business that can help you reduce costs, improve productivity and spur growth and innovation.

IBM Connections Cloud S2 enables you to:

  • Collaborate more quickly and easily beyond the firewall.
  • Make the most of the cloud to host online meetings, seamlessly store and share files and manage projects.
  • Access full-featured collaboration tools including dashboards, people, files, activities, instant messaging and communities.
  • Use affordable and accessible cloud services to become a social business

IBM Verse

A powerful email hosting solution, part of IBM Connections Cloud S1, 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.

IBM Verse delivers:

  • An intuitive email solution that understands the user, based on a user-designed format and social analytics that have been optimized for desktop and mobile devices.
  • More streamlined, less cluttered email accounts, helping users to prioritize and re-focus on the content that matters most.
  • A collaborative information exchange using intelligent, built-in security features with engaging social apps for connecting global teams.
  • Mobile Support for email, events, and action updates, manage your to-do lists, chat and keep track of the people you work with closely, all from your favorite iOS or Android mobile device.


SmartCloud Notes

A full featured email service designed for your business needs, providing email, calendar, contact management and Sametime.  With Smart Cloud Notes, you can access these capabilities over the Internet with a web browser or with the IBM Notes client.

Switching to cloud-based email can help you reduce expenses, preserve your application investment and simplify your IT requirements--while also freeing up valuable resources

  • Best-in-class cloud-based messaging for the enterprise
  • Rich end-user client experience accessible via Internet or with the IBM Notes client
  • Supports IMAP Client (Apple Mail, Thunderbird & Outlook)
  • Optional Mobile services via Blackberry and IBM Traveler
  • Integrates with existing on-premises infrastructure and applications with hybrid capabilities
  • Security Rich