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Un-deprecate Outlook Plugin for Connections

The Connections Plugin for Outlook has been deprecated and moved to a support-only model by IBM for 2019. Hopefully this is just an IBM decision that will be reversed once the sale to HCL goes through. But I think it goes without saying that Office365 and Outlook are a common part of the infrastructure in many Connections customers. An Outlook plugin is a key requirement for retaining Connections customers and attracting new ones.

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  • Jan 29 2019
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    Guest commented
    29 Jan 09:54

    This is a no-brainer. The Outlook Plugin is helping to sell the product.

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    Guest commented
    30 Jan 09:14

    Without an Outlook plugin, chances of keeping IBM Connections in context Office 365 collaboration platform are highly decreasing. No plugin, less future

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    Guest commented
    30 Jan 21:18

    I was shocked to see that it was deprecated. Integration is the key to improve adoption. 

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    Guest commented
    06 Feb 09:43

    Integration is really the key! We are waiting for a better integration for macOS and certainly not for the decommissioning of award-winning solutions.

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    Guest commented
    12 Feb 08:21

    Giving up on the outlook plugin is like giving up on the whole connections mail platform. There is no way our management will go back to IBM Notes. Would leave IBM as a whole way before that.

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    Guest commented
    07 Mar 22:08

    Make "plug-in" to Verse, and better design og Notes plug-in, ør fullt integrator.