HCL Connections: an enterprise-collaboration platform which helps teams work more efficiently - every day - by putting people, not content, at the center of work.

3C public features

4.99 € /user/month (excl. taxes).


Company profiles and professional network
Business card with photo (available also for 3C Mail and Messaging service)
File sharing and synchronization with HCL My Drive
HCL Connections collaborative solution with unlimited communities
Blogs, idea exchange blogs, forums, wikis, files, events, activities, bookmark sharing, image and video galleries, surveys and metrics available in communities
Home page "orient me"
TouchPoint for on-boarding users
Collaborative portal with HCL Connections Engagement Center
Online office suite HCL Docs (Document, Spreadsheet, Presentation) for up to 16 people simultaneously
HLC Connections application for IOs and Android (Profile, My Drive, Connections and Docs)
HCL Connections desktop Plugin for MS Office Suite, HCL Notes and MS Outlook* client, and Windows File Explorer
Interface customization with HCL Connections Customizer
External users for My Drive and Connections
Integrated HCL Sametime instant messaging (messaging and awareness) for web and mobile clients
Integration with 3C Mail and Messaging services and Applications service
Change management and Design thinking workshop (available upon request)
URL access customization

*Licenses available as an add-on


Global pooled storage for all communities with an average of 10 GB per user (50 users = 500 GB for all communities)
50 GB max per community
5 GB per user on HCL My Drive


CONNELINK support available from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC +1) Monday through Friday, except holidays. In English and French
24/7 support for all critical incidents (severity 1)
2 hours SLA for Severity 1 events
4 hours SLA for other events during work hours
Web portal for case submissions
Self-service solution for customer administrator (Business Support System)
Self-service password reset for user
AWS & NAGIOS monitoring
Access to experienced consultants and an HCL Master
Training for local administrators


HCL Digital Solutions licenses included
Service updated for each new version of HCL Digital Solutions


Data antivirus
Encryption and authentication for all network flow
Encryption of all data with CONNELINK keys
HTTP flow protected by reverse proxy, load balancing, and fail-over
Custom SSL certificate management
Cluster, BCP (Business Continuity Plan) and DRP (Disaster Recovery Plan) on AWS data centers (at least 100 km between each AWS data center)

Performance and Technical Information

99.99% service availability year
Automatic synchronization of users and groups with any LDAP/AD directory
Unique SAML Authentication for clients (ADFS or equivalent mandatory)
API REST and Web Services for third-party solution integration
MS SharePoint integration

3C Collaboration Add-ons

Features Price
HCL My Drive extension per user 5 GB (10 € /year excl. taxes), 10 GB (20 € /year excl. taxes)
50 GB (100 € /year excl. taxes)
Additional pooled storage packages for communities 10 GB (20 € /year excl. taxes), 100 GB (200 € /year excl. taxes)
1 TB (2,000 € /year excl. taxes), 10 TB (20,000 € /year excl. taxes)
Licenses for office suite upon request
Dedicated VPN between 3C and customer LAN 3,000 € /year excl. taxes