The smarter way to collaborate.
Many midsize businesses are already experiencing the benefits of working in the cloud. In fact, studies show that cloud applications deliver 1.7 times more ROI than on-premise applications.2 Even so, travel time, paper trails, mobility and file sharing issues can sometimes limit access to people and critical resources when they are needed most. As a result, collaboration can be stifled. The great news is that seamless and affordable IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced removes these roadblocks and opens the doors to improved collaboration for innovation, strategic planning, project management and overall smarter decision-making. It puts a business on the social business path so it can better compete in today's dynamic marketplace.
Collaborative. You can securely extend social collaboration to your external network of customers, partners and contractors with an unlimited number of guest passes that you can use to connect, share ideas and work effectively across boundaries.
Industry leading. Recently cited by Forrester Research as an industry leader for Online Cloud Collaboration Services3, IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced not only delivers the speed and cost efficiencies of cloud computing, but also integrates social tools into business processes where it makes sense.
Security-Rich. IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced has award-winning security and compliance practices4 that allow you to confidently collaborate in the cloud with a trusted partner. IBM provides leading edge security that delivers the flexibility of cloud with the trusted and secure controls needed for business.
IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced helps midsize businesses improve productivity, unlock innovation and become a social business. Its dashboard gives users a centralized view of all collaborative SmartCloud tools and services, including a quick launch to web meetings, summaries of recent requests and updates to files and folders. Through free guest accounts, collaboration beyond the firewall with customers and partners is made possible, so shared information is secure.
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Work and collaborate seamlessly with people inside and outside of your organization. Meet online, share files, chat, manage projects, network with potential clients, schedule meetings, and send and receive mail anywhere, anytime. Whether you work remotely, manage remote teams, or need one place to bring colleagues, partners, and vendors together, IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced will help you transform your business into a social business.Learn more
IBM Lotus® Domino® Express
IBM Lotus® Domino® Express software provides an easy-to-use on-premise business application platform with security-rich e-mail, calendaring and instant messaging. All this at a price point with midsize companies and small departments in large companies in mind. By enabling people to share, manage and organize information more efficiently, it can help streamline business processes, as well as save time and money by enhancing information sharing. Lotus Domino Express software offers cost-effective functionality, security-rich protection of business information, simplified licensing, and minimized administration requirements.Learn more
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