Designed for ease of use and minimal administration, this IBM Softlayer™ image is preinstalled with 85 user profiles, including names, email addresses, user photos, and more. The goal is to get you up and working quickly without any installation, hardware, or maintenance. All you need is access to the system and some time to start seeing the benefits of a truly social business.
You can use the image for:
. Quickly find the people and expertise you need.
. Organize your work and tap your professional network.
. Post, share, and discover documents, presentations, images, and more.
. Work with people who share common interests and expertise.
. Present your ideas in weblogs and get feedback from others.
. Save, organize, and share bookmarks.
. Create web content together.
. Connect and discuss with others around a topic.
. Locate and instantly connect with others via presence awareness, business cards, and instant messaging.
. Manage your inbox with full-text search, delegation, mail filtering and sorting, conversation views, and flags.
. Manage your times and meetings.
. Share events in your activity stream.
Social businesses are more successful because they focus on the energy, creativity, and decision making of their people. People can find what they need more quickly, solve problems faster, and discover valuable expertise and information in ways they were not even expecting.
What's New? / Version Information
IBM Collaboration QuickStart for Social Business contains the following software in the 3.0 Release:
IBM Domino Enterprise Server 9.0.1
IBM Domino Social Edition 9.0.1
IBM Connections 4.5 CR3
IBM Connections Mail 1.3 IF1
IBM Sametime 9.0 IF1
IBM Social Business Toolkit 29NOV2013
The QuickStart has also been improved for speed of deployment, and has many helper functions to get up and running.
The image was tested with the following browsers:
Mozilla Firefox 26 or later
Microsoft® Internet Explorer 11.0 or later
Google Chrome 20 or later
On first accessing the QuickStart image, it is recommended that you download and apply the latest updates for the constituent products within the image. Use the following links to access support information for each of the products bundled with the QuickStart:
Parent topic: IBM Collaboration QuickStart for Social Business