Creating a new world of possibilities

IDC ranked IBM number one in worldwide market share for enterprise social software for the third consecutive year.

IBM® Connections is a leading social software platform that can help your organization engage the right people, accelerate innovation and deliver results. This integrated, security-rich platform helps people engage with networks of experts in the context of critical business processes. Now everyone can act with confidence and anticipate and respond to emerging opportunities.

IBM Connections deployment options include on premises, hybrid and in the cloud.

IBM Connections can help you:

Make everything social and bring your brand to every experience

Eliminate guesswork

Unlock creativity everywhere

Integrate with IBM software and third-party applications

Integrate with Microsoft applications

See how to add full-featured social capabilities to Microsoft SharePoint (00:02:55)

Use the IBM Connections Plug-In to enhance Microsoft SharePoint environments with additional social and collaborative functionality.

Facilitate easier sharing of any file on the desktop with the Windows Explorer extension for IBM Connections Files.

Extend Microsoft Office with social capabilities using IBM Connections Plug-ins.

Bring social capabilities to Microsoft Outlook using the IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft Outlook. View a demo (00:05:55)


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Access your network of people and information directly in IBM Notes® Social Edition.

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Find your network directly in the Microsoft Outlook sidebar.

View and quickly take action in context.

View and quickly take action in context.

Access your network of people and information directly in IBM Notes® Social Edition.

  Access your network of people and information directly in IBM Notes® Social Edition.

Find your network directly in the Microsoft Outlook sidebar.

  Find your network directly in the Microsoft Outlook sidebar.

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Providing a rich social content and document management experience

IBM® Connections v4.5 social software for business provides an exceptional social software solution that is designed to help enable users to access the right people and internal and external content in your professional networks and communities. IBM Connections is designed to help users engage with networks of expertise in the context of critical business processes in order to act with confidence and anticipate and respond to emerging opportunities.

IBM Connections V4.5 adds platform support for IBM WebSphere® Application Server V8 and DB2® 10, along with support for the IBM i operating system.

IBM Connections v4.5 provides:

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Additional benefits

Social content management with IBM Connections Content Manager

Social content management benefits


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    Home page

    See what is happening across your social network and access the social data that is important to you.

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    Profiles

    Find and discover the expertise you need.

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    Communities

    Work together with people who have common interests, roles and expertise. Also includes ideation, media gallery, and bridging capabilities.

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    Blogs

    Present your ideas, receive feedback and make the most of the experience and opinions of others.

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    Bookmarks

    Find, save and share useful web-based content.

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    Mail

    Bring information and experts immediately into view by easily sharing conversations that would have otherwise been hidden in email, for faster and more informed decision-making.

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    Activities

    View, manage and organize tasks and quickly complete them. Tap into your professional network.

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    Wikis

    Create and share content together with your teams and professional network.

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    Files

    Share documents, presentations and other files with your colleagues. Now you can eliminate system duplicates and reduce the amount of mail in your inbox.

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    Forums

    Exchange ideas with others and benefit from their expertise.

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    Social Analytics

    Discover who and what you need to know through recommendations.

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    Polls and Surveys

    Quickly and easily gather feedback from clients, partners and customers.

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