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"We have been able to set up a portal using a special XPage application that gives our customers access to this system.""The pricing is excellent.""We can scale it if we want to.""The full-text searching capabilities are great.""HCL Domino is an application development and collaboration platform with strong stability and security. Deployment of this platform is easy and takes only 10 minutes.""I like that HCL Domino is stable. It's a great product. I also like that HCL Domino is a mature product under IBM, which is why many companies use it.""I find the HCL Domino server scalable.""The most valuable feature of HCL Domino is how robust it is."

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"HCL Verse has a nice interface and it is a practical email solution. There are a diverse set of features, such as the search bar on top of the screens."

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"The client version of this solution could be faster and be made simpler for non-IT users. You will need to have some knowledge of Notes to correctly install this solution.""The solution could improve Kubernetes or Dockers migration to new environments in the cloud.""An area for improvement in HCL Domino is security. New enhancements in the IT industry mean that security should be improved. The HCL Domino GUI also needs improvement.""The solution is expensive.""From the Domino side, it should support DKIM and DMARC.""Recently, IBM sold the product to HCL. Since Pakistan and India have some problems on a domestic level, we were actually considering replacing it with Indian products from the organization. We're just facing some regulatory issues.""HCL Domino needs to be more user-friendly.""HCL Domino could improve by having integration with other solutions, such as Microsoft 365."

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"The solution could improve by allowing us to use a color that we want in the editing boxes."

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  • "We're happy with the price of our license — it's pretty standard."
  • "We pay annually for the use of this solution and it is only a standard fee."
  • "We chose to pay for our licensing fees annually."
  • "Customers have to pay for a license for the Notes Client, not for the Domino database. There is a quarter license that we use."
  • "HCL Domino has reasonable pricing. It's not expensive."
  • "For 30 licenses, we pay $1,500 every year. It is not an expensive product."
  • "HCL Domino is costly, but it still depends on how your organization views it price-wise."
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  • "The price of the solution is reasonable."
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    Top Answer:Are you still looking for a solution. I would reach out to martyn@nymbl.app
    Top Answer:The licensing of Domino is expensive. One user license is $100. Compared to SharePoint, which is free when you buy the server, Domino is a lot.
    Top Answer:HCL Verse has a nice interface and it is a practical email solution. There are a diverse set of features, such as the search bar on top of the screens.
    Top Answer:The solution could improve by allowing us to use a color that we want in the editing boxes.
    Top Answer:We use HCL Verse for email and it is useful for collaborations and deploying an application, which is important for our company.
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    Also Known As
    IBM Lotus Domino, Lotus Domino
    Verse, IBM Verse
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    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.

    IBM Verse is a powerful email hosting solution 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.

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    Sample Customers
    A1 Telekom, Acubiz, Afrisam, E. A. Juffali & Brothers, Fiducia & GAD, and Pakistan State Oil
    Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Australian Trade Commission, BTC, Havas, Canal Barge Co.Inc., RAVInvest, Elemental Path, WDR mediagroup
    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm29%
    Computer Software Company29%
    Transportation Company14%
    Insurance Company14%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
    Company Size
    Small Business60%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise20%
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise61%
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise60%
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    HCL Domino is ranked 13th in Rapid Application Development Software with 9 reviews while HCL Verse is ranked 7th in Email Applications with 1 review. HCL Domino is rated 8.0, while HCL Verse is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of HCL Domino writes "Stable with good security and great integration capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HCL Verse writes "Stable, scalable, and good interface". HCL Domino is most compared with HCL Notes, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Power Apps, Microsoft Exchange Online and Zimbra Collaboration, whereas HCL Verse is most compared with HCL Notes, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Microsoft Exchange Online and Zimbra Collaboration.

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