Who Uses This Software?

Enterprise email client that integrates social collaboration, messaging and business applications into a single workspace for large sized companies.

Average Ratings

66 reviews
  • Overall 3.6/5
  • Ease of Use 3.4/5
  • Customer Service 3.6/5
  • Features 3.5/5
  • Value for Money 3.4/5

Product Details

  • Pricing Details Please contact IBM for pricing details.
  • Free Version No
  • Free Trial Yes
  • Deployment Installed - Windows
  • Training Documentation

Vendor Details

  • IBM
  • http://www.ibm.com
  • Founded 1911

About IBM Notes

Email software that includes messaging, applications and social collaboration.

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IBM Notes Features

  • Brainstorming
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Content Management
  • Discussion Boards
  • Document Management
  • Project Management
  • Real Time Editing
  • Task Management
  • Version Control
  • Video Conferencing
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IBM Notes Most Helpful Reviews

IBM Notes

Reviewed on 3/12/2019
Daniel L.
Clinical IT Consultant II/ Project Manager
Medical Devices, 1,001-5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Features & Functionality
5/5
Customer Support
5/5
Value for Money
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Comments: love IBM notes have used it for 20 plus years always preferred lotus notes to other mail platforms

Pros: I like how seamless it is with IBM Notes for mail calendar and database integration. I can easily share documents meetings and database information all within email.

Cons: Sometimes you will have issues when you are using sametime where you message sends but the recipient doesn't receive it and you get a disconnected status even though you can see the person available online.

Good, robust communication system

Reviewed on 23/9/2019
William B.
Industrial Engineer
Warehousing, 5,001-10,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Features & Functionality
Customer Support
Value for Money
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Comments: It has been a great experience using IBM Notes for work communication.

Pros: I like that IBM Notes is very easy to use for someone who has never used the software before. Easy to send emails, schedule meetings, etc.

Cons: There is nothing fancy about the software but I don't believe it is missing anything crucial. Simple and effective.

Great Platform For Internal Communication Across the Regions

Reviewed on 4/12/2019
Verified Reviewer
Consultant
Management Consulting, 1,001-5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source 
5/5
Overall
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features & Functionality
Customer Support
Value for Money
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Comments: Convenient for internal office navigation. IBM Notes is integrated with many platforms such as Sametime and Google Calendar, thus easy to communicate and manage meetings.

Pros: -Multipurpose tool for booking meetings, booking guest house, raising IT issue request, and sending emails.

Cons: - Not compatible with online browsing, low internet data loading. Sometimes the online browsing to jam

IBM Notes email client

Reviewed on 4/4/2018
Candace E.
Google CS First Instructor
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source 
3/5
Overall
3/5
Ease of Use
3/5
Features & Functionality
3/5
Customer Support
3/5
Value for Money

Pros: IBM Notes formerly known as Lotus Notes offers a collaborative email client. IBM Notes has integration of various business functions such as calendar, email, contact lists, and messaging. IBM Notes has archival options and file sharing capabilities. With the professional download of IBM Notes the administrator has the option to customize the user interface by modifying the view of the mailbox window. IBM Notes interfaces with company's server and intranet which makes communication between networks such that downloading files; are user-friendly. IBM Notes offers the following products; Traveler; mobile email, Sametime; messenger, and Domino; notes server.

Cons: IBM Notes has 9 versions of the email client with errors regarding saving a Lotus Document varying across operating systems. Reports of frequent crashes during general startup of IBM Notes. Crash reports of general startup after logging into Sametime. Depending on the size of the company and the maximum amount of the band width, loading may be exceptionally slow and may "hang" or create a "lag" within the opening of the client. Updates of the software are to be completed by the administrator or user which may take time away from productivity.

Great for starters

Reviewed on 15/10/2019
Robin M.
Project Accountant
Hospital & Health Care, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source 
4/5
Overall
4/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Features & Functionality
Customer Support
Value for Money
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Pros: I liked it because of Sametimes functionality mostly and the stationary emails

Cons: The look and feel are rather antiquated compared to other programs

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