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Pros
"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 integration with other applications is pretty good.""My primary use case is for preparing presentations to teach, often on PowerPoint.""There are all sorts of really good tools for use on the information security side that allow us to make sure that our people are doing business and doing business right.""Using Office 365 has allowed us to go digital and onboard people seamlessly for working at home during the COVID pandemic.""It's nice that it's an all-in-one solution and everything is all in one place.""The most valuable feature is Microsoft Exchange.""Quarantine email alerts to users to allow the email to their inbox (tricky but handy) - tricky if one doesn't have third-party email security, handy if one has got good third party email security).""The most valuable feature is the integration between net and mobile devices."

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

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"In the next release, I would like to have a more intuitive tutorial.""I would like to see the macro functionality in Excel made simpler.""If two people update the same file, it causes issues.""Could include integration with other single sign-on solutions.""Sometimes the synchronization between the desktop and online is a little bit slow.""The security should be improved.""The online applications have limited functionality compared to the local applications.""Integration with other platforms can be improved."

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  • "The price of the solution is reasonable."
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  • "The pricing is high and has actually caused us to limit the number of licenses we purchase due to budgeting."
  • "I think that we pay $9.99 USD per user, monthly."
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    Questions from the Community
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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 solution could improve by allowing us to use a color that we want in the editing boxes.
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    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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    Overall excellent product with great features, consider small and medium businesses to have at least basic ATP and DLP features.
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    There are all sorts of really good tools for use on the information security side that allow us to make sure that our people are doing business and doing business right.
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    We're a hybrid between Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Business Basic, depending on where a person stands in the company. Our headquarters staff is all Business Premium, while the rest of our staff… more »
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    Also Known As
    Verse, IBM Verse
    Microsoft Office 365, Office 365 Enterprise, Office 365 Enterprise E1, Office 365 Enterprise E3, Office 365 Enterprise E5, Office 365 ProPlus, Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 F1
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    Overview

    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.

    Office 365 is more than just Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. It provides powerful services like business-class email, online storage, and teamwork solutions that you can access from anywhere. Bring teams and resources together with solutions like Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business that make working together more productive and enjoyable regardless of where participants are located. Easily implement security and privacy controls to help protect business data and devices against malicious threats and help you meet your compliance obligations. Automatic updates ensure your employees will always have the latest features and security updates.

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    Sample Customers
    Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Australian Trade Commission, BTC, Havas, Canal Barge Co.Inc., RAVInvest, Elemental Path, WDR mediagroup
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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Government9%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    REVIEWERS
    Manufacturing Company25%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Energy/Utilities Company4%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business49%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise30%
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    HCL Verse is ranked 7th in Email Applications with 1 review while Office 365 is ranked 1st in Content Collaboration Platforms with 16 reviews. HCL Verse is rated 9.0, while Office 365 is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of HCL Verse writes "Stable, scalable, and good interface". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Office 365 writes "Great vulnerability insights, offers very impressive cash savings, and offers great information security tools". HCL Verse is most compared with HCL Notes, Microsoft Exchange, HCL Domino, Zimbra Collaboration and Microsoft Exchange Online, whereas Office 365 is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, Amazon WorkDocs, Citrix ShareFile, Box and Mindjet MindManager.

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