Become a social business with IBM collaboration tools and social network software

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IBM® Connections™ Social Cloud is an innovative set of web-based collaboration services combined with social network software. Delivered as software as a service from the IBM Cloud Marketplace, IBM Connections Social Cloud includes file networking and storage, business instant messaging, activity management and social network software. These affordable collaboration tools provide ease of use and can help you reduce costs, improve productivity and spur growth and innovation.

Connections Social Cloud, one of the three Connections Cloud family offerings, enables you to:

Collaborate more quickly and easily

Make the most of the cloud

Access full-featured collaboration tools and social network software

Use affordable and accessible cloud services

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The chart below helps illustrate what capabilities are included in each Connection Cloud solution, and can help you determine which capabilities best suit your business collaboration needs. 

 

  Capabilities

IBM Connections Cloud S1

 

IBM Connections Cloud S2

IBM Connections Social Cloud

IBM Verse 

IBM Connections Meetings Cloud

Files
Securely store, sync, manage and share files with colleagues.

People
Manage your contacts and connect with experts.

Mail and Calendar
Stay on top of your email and effectively manage your time.

     

Communities
Share information, files, bookmarks and activities with those that have a common interest.

   

Activities
Stay organized with this set of flexible tools for managing and sharing projects and tasks.

   

Docs
Collaboratively author documents, spreadsheets and presentations on your favorite devices.

   

Meetings
Host web meetings for up to 200 participants with videocasting, desktop and application sharing and polling.

   

Instant Messaging
Collaborate with people in real time on your favorite devices.

   

IBM Software Services for Collaboration is a global organization ready to accelerate your success by providing essential, innovative and tailored services and value-add applications delivered by experts. Top-notch technical, advisory and education services empower you to deploy and elevate integrated, secure and scalable social business solutions with confidence.

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Prepare

Explore the value that IBM Connections could add to your business

Explore the value that IBM Connections could add to your business

In this no-cost, half-day workshop IBM experts will conduct a brief assessment of your current environment and recommend the best combination of solutions to match your business needs.

Test drive our content migration tool for Connections

Test drive our content migration tool for Connections

During this one-week Social Migration Proof of Concept, IBM will conduct a brief assessment of your current content repositories, how that content could fit within IBM Connections and what tools IBM could use to accelerate the migration.

Deploy and migrate content

Migrate your content to Connections

Migrate your content to Connections

IBM technical specialists will use the Content Migration Factory tool to help you migrate content from an existing repository to IBM Connections, IBM Web Content Management or IBM Connections Cloud.

Drive adoption

Equip users with on-demand learning

Equip users with on-demand learning

IBM can provide you with a robust training solution designed to help end users adopt IBM Connections Cloud and IBM Verse. Not only will this make them more productive, it will also lower your support costs.

Add engagement metrics to Connections

Add engagement metrics to Connections

The IBM Social Engagement Dashboard can be added to IBM Connections to measure the level of social engagement for your users and organization.

Optimize

Add innovation management capabilities to Connections

Add innovation management capabilities to Connections

IBM and HYPE have partnered to provide a dedicated, integrated innovation management process within IBM Connections. You can run innovation campaigns to increase knowledge sharing, improve workplace efficiency, and include customer insights in your products and services.

Provide proactive and VIP support services for Connections Cloud and Verse

Provide proactive and VIP support services for Connections Cloud and Verse

Cloud Premier Support for IBM Connections Cloud and IBM Verse provides you with a suite of targeted, proactive support services to ensure faster incident response times with 24-hour phone support, a dedicated support manager, roadmap updates, our ‘Ask the Experts’ service, and more. This gives you the ability to focus on more strategic initiatives to drive your business forward.

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