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IBM's online meeting portfolio offers end users a good desktop and mobile experience, both on-premise and in cloud, and also provides IT departments with best-in-class administration facilities.


  • Initially released for on-premise deployments, IBM Sametime is the core technology that delivers all of the company's online meeting services, both on the cloud and on-premise.
  • IBM is one of the few vendors offering a complete enterprise collaboration suite. Sametime technology, whether on-premise or cloud, makes it easy to initiate online meetings from different engagement points.
  • Administrators can employ a broad range of system policies to enable or disable specific capabilities for the organization or users.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of IBM Sametime and IBM Connections Meetings Cloud.
  • Understand the sweet spot for IBM Sametime and Connections Meetings Cloud, and other important product facts.

Key questions answered

  • Why consider IBM Sametime/IBMConnections Meetings Cloud?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of IBM Sametime/IBM Connections Meetings Cloud?
  • What opportunities and threats are facing IBM Sametime/IBM Connections Meetings Cloud?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider IBM's online meeting solutions?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the products


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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