This guide introduces IBM SmartCloud for Social Business, describes its benefits, and shows you how to implement it in your own environment. Follow the journey of a sample client who takes on moving from a traditional, on-premise IT infrastructure to a SmartCloud for Social Business implementation. Learn the steps involved, the implementation options available, and the capabilities of the different components included in the SmartCloud for Social Business portfolio.
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IBM SmartCloud for Social Business
IBM SmartCloud™ for Social Business is a portfolio of online services, hosted by IBM, that delivers scalable, security-rich email, Web conferencing and collaboration solutions. IBM SmartCloud for Social Business services provide users with new ways to work more effectively with people inside and outside their company, including customers, partners and suppliers.
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 Domino, Notes, Designer, and iNotes
IBM Domino® and Notes® products, including the related IBM Lotus® Connector for SAP Solutions, IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Encryption, and IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security, bring together messaging, social collaboration, and business applications into a unified environment.
IBM® Sametime® products integrate real-time social communications into your business environment, providing a unified user experience through instant messaging, online meetings, voice, video and data. With just one click, you are instantly connected to the person behind the information, helping to meet the ongoing demands of everyday business.
IBM Notes Traveler
No charge, push email software for IBM Notes users. IBM Notes Traveler is push email software that provides quick access to email, calendar and contacts from a wide range of mobile devices or tablets. This no charge mobile offering is available for IBM Notes and Domino users. Enhance the productivity of your mobile workforce with this security-rich software.
IBM XWork Server
IBM XWork Server enables you to quickly design, develop and deploy business applications for web browsers and mobile devices. It uses IBM Domino technology with XPages for rapid application development of business software with collaborative and social capabilities.
IBM Lotus Expeditor
IBM Lotus Expeditor creates composite applications that run on managed clients. It includes a standards-based toolkit to build composite applications from components of existing applications. It provides client integration tools to deploy and manage composite applications as part of a flexible, service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment.
IBM Mobile Connect
VPN software for security-rich protection of enterprise data in transit. IBM Mobile Connect provides a full-featured wireless virtual private network (VPN). This software employs end-to-end data encryption to deliver security-rich access to enterprise applications over wireless and wired networks. IBM Mobile Connect enables access to enterprise applications and data from virtually any location, while protecting an organization's sensitive information.
IBM Enterprise Integrator
IBM Enterprise Integrator for Domino supports the exchange of data between IBM Domino and third-party data sources. This software provides data transfer and synchronization capabilities and enables business applications to access and use external data sources, such as IBM DB2®, Oracle and SAP. It helps to extend the reach of business applications and create more efficient workflows by working with data from diverse platforms and databases.
IBM Lotus Quickr
IBM Lotus Quickr® is part of the IBM Platform for Social Business offering a rich set of features (such as team spaces, content libraries, discussion forums and wikis) to enable team collaboration. Lotus Quickr can help increase efficiency and productivity and transform your business into a social enterprise.
IBM Lotus Workflow
IBM Lotus Workflow is an application development tool that extends the workflow capabilities of IBM Domino® to automate repetitive tasks. This software is used to create and deploy customized workflow applications that manage and monitor your company’s business processes. Custom workflow applications result in fewer processing errors and more consistent work quality.
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