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New capabilities in the cloud – November 2014

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Storage quota increases

Audio Video Chats from your Mobile Device

Work more effectively across your network on the go with audio and video calls on tablets and smartphones for iOS and Android.

Audio-video call on a tablet (can also expand to full screen)

Sync files from Mac to Cloud!

Sync files and work effectively between desktop and cloud with the new ability to use IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins for Mac.

You can:

Push notifications on desktop alert you when a file has been modified and is ready for review

Sync'ed files appear as a folder under Finder's Favorites

Social App Features

New features help improve how you work with your network, manage communities, find content, and more:

Quickly contact people in your network

Annotate your Meetings

A new whiteboarding tool lets you call attention to content, comment, and brainstorm new ideas – whether you’re in a browser or working from a mobile device.

Use a highlighter ...or a pen ...and show your fine motor skills

September 2014

We have a new name!

IBM SmartCloud for Social Business just got updated. No actions are required on your part, no updates are needed, and no URLs are changing.

IBM understands Healthcare…Security…Privacy

New for Healthcare Customers.
The IBM Connections Cloud services are managed to security, governance, and operations controls specified by the HIPAA act. IBM is pleased to announce our ability to enter into Business Associate Agreements (BAA) with Healthcare customers seeking the benefits of SaaS.

New Offering – IBM Connections Chat Cloud

IBM Connections Chat Cloud is IBM's instant messaging application with enterprise-grade security in the cloud. Available with IBM Connections Cloud S1 and S2, Connections Chat Cloud is now available as a stand-alone offering for organizations who need chat only.

IBM Connections Chat Cloud enables you to instantly communicate with colleagues inside and outside your organization and includes: text, audio and video chat; file transfer; screen capture; create list; and chat status.

Files Enhancements

File Sync - Manage your files on the go with File Sync, make edits offline, and automatically sync with cloud when you reconnect for the latest and most up-to-date information (available for Windows with Desktop Plug-in).

Microsoft Office Integration - Work more effectively in Office with the ability to comment, share, and lock files directly through Desktop Plug-in.

More Social

Enhanced Profiles - Explore content and communities more intelligently with a view into what your network contacts have in common with you. Expand your reach to new ideas and experts with the ability to request introductions from your network.

Enhanced People Search - Find experts more easily in enhanced people search with keywords and type ahead suggestions