Domino 14: Powering Businesses with Advanced Capabilities

Domino 14 is a comprehensive solution designed to meet the multifaceted demands of modern businesses. Far from being a mere update, it represents a comprehensive overhaul of the Domino platform, tailored to meet the evolving needs of modern enterprises. 

This version focuses on delivering resilience, embracing modernization, and simplifying administrative tasks, all of which are worthy of attention of  IT decision-makers, developers, and system administrators navigating the rapidly changing digital landscape.

Empowering Users

The new features in Domino 14 are especially designed to enhance user experience and productivity. This includes  intuitive user interfaces, streamlined processes, and advanced collaboration tools that are vital in today’s business environment.

Modernizing Toolsets

Domino 14 introduces state-of-the-art technologies and tools, positioning it as a forward-thinking platform in application development and deployment. This marks a significant leap towards future-readiness, ensuring that businesses using Domino are well-equipped for the technological advancements ahead.

Simplified Administration

A key focus of Domino 14 is the reduction of the administrative burden. This shift towards simplified system management translates into enhanced efficiency and a more user-centric approach to administration, making it easier for IT professionals to manage and maintain their systems effectively.

Unparalleled Resilience: Ensuring Business Continuity

The resilience of Domino 14 is foundational, providing unwavering stability and reliability amidst various challenges. Its robust infrastructure, now augmented with the integration of IBM AI Power 10 and support for the latest Mac OS releases, guarantees compatibility and optimal performance.

Uptime and Reliability

The reported 99.9% uptime from Domino’s clientele underscores the platform’s reliability. Such a high level of consistent performance is indispensable for businesses that depend on continuous operational capability.

Resilience Against Threats

Domino 14 fortifies its defenses against evolving cyber threats through enhanced security features and regular updates. These measures are critical in safeguarding data integrity and ensuring uninterrupted business operations.

Auto Update Database: Revolutionizing Software Updates

The introduction of the Auto Update Database in Domino 14 marks a significant innovation in software maintenance. This feature ensures that users are consistently informed about the latest versions and fix packs. It automates the update process, enhancing the resilience of the Domino infrastructure.

HCL Domino Auto Update

User Notifications

This system ensures that users receive timely notifications about new updates. Such proactive communication is crucial in ensuring that all users have access to the latest features and security enhancements, maintaining the integrity and performance of the platform.

Automated Downloads

The Auto Update Database streamlines the download and installation of updates. This automation minimizes system downtime and guarantees smooth operational continuity, a key aspect of maintaining a robust and efficient IT infrastructure.

Integrating Business Processes: A Unified Approach

Domino 14’s approach to integrating business processes, applications, and mail is transformative. The inclusion of Nomad, Verse, and Domino Leap in the install packages for CCB customers facilitates a unified and efficient workflow.

Seamless Task Transition

The platform allows users to effortlessly switch between different applications, mail, and business processes. This fluidity enhances productivity and provides a seamless user experience, crucial in today’s fast-paced business environment.

Integrated Ecosystem

Domino 14 fosters a connected and efficient work environment. Its integrated ecosystem ensures that various tools and applications operate in synergy, streamlining workflows and enhancing overall operational efficiency.

Admin Central: Redefining Administration Ease

Admin Central in Domino 14 introduces a paradigm shift in system administration. This innovative, web-based platform simplifies the management of the Domino system, making it more accessible and efficient.

HCL Domino Admin Central

Remote Management

With Admin Central, administrators can manage systems from any location. This remote capability ensures flexibility and quick response to system management needs, a critical feature in the modern era of mobility and remote work.

User Administration

Focusing initially on user administration, Admin Central allows for efficient management of user accounts, permissions, and settings. This centralized approach to user management streamlines administrative tasks, reducing complexity and enhancing the overall administrative experience.

Advancing Security with Passkeys

Domino 14’s introduction of passkeys for web authentication represents a modern approach to securing user access. This method eliminates the need for traditional passwords, significantly reducing the risk of security breaches.

Secure and Convenient Login

Passkeys in Domino 14 provide a secure and convenient login method. They replace traditional passwords with devices like mobile phones or USB keys as authorization tokens. This approach not only enhances security by mitigating password-related vulnerabilities but also offers a more user-friendly authentication experience.

Integration with Verse

In the context of Verse, Domino 14’s passkeys streamline the authentication process. Users can access their emails and calendars more securely and conveniently, aligning with the demands of modern, security-conscious businesses.

Email and Calendar Experience: Enhanced and Refined

Email and calendars are integral to business operations, and Domino 14 introduces significant enhancements in these areas. The integration of the OnTime Group Calendar and the latest version of Verse elevates the user experience, making it more efficient and user-friendly.

OnTime Group Calendar

The OnTime Group Calendar feature in Domino 14 offers a comprehensive view of team schedules. This visibility is key in enhancing planning and coordination within teams, a critical component in effective organizational management. The freemium version of the OnTime Group Calendar is included in the install.

Mail and Calendar OnTime

Verse Enhancements

The latest iteration of Verse in Domino 14 brings improved usability and new features. These enhancements cater to the dynamic requirements of modern businesses, providing a more adaptive and intuitive email and calendar experience.

HCL Verse

Restyle and Icon Designer: Modernizing Application Interfaces

The introduction of Restyle and the new icon designer tools in Domino 14 marks a significant step in modernizing application interfaces. These tools rejuvenate the aesthetic appeal of applications, thereby improving user engagement and satisfaction.

Application Revitalization

Restyle and the icon designer enable a transformative overhaul of application interfaces. This revitalization not only makes applications more visually appealing but also enhances their usability, aligning them with modern design trends.

Customization and Branding

Businesses can leverage these tools to customize their application interfaces to align with their branding. This customization fosters a unique user experience, reinforcing brand identity and improving user engagement with the applications.

Nomad: Bridging Platforms Seamlessly

Nomad in Domino 14 plays a crucial role in bridging traditional Domino applications with modern web platforms. This feature facilitates the transition of applications to web browsers, significantly simplifying the upgrade process and expanding the reach of Domino applications.

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Ease of Upgrade

Nomad simplifies the process of upgrading and deploying Domino applications. This ease of upgrade reduces the time and resources required for application development and deployment, a key advantage in fast-paced business environments.

Broad Access to Applications

By enabling Domino applications to run seamlessly in web browsers, Nomad expands their accessibility. This increased access ensures that a broader audience can benefit from Domino’s robust application suite, enhancing the platform’s value proposition in the market.

Technical Enhancements: Elevating Domino’s Capabilities

Domino 14 introduces over 820 new features, spanning various aspects of the platform. These enhancements range from user interface improvements to backend optimizations, reflecting a comprehensive approach to platform development.

Resolution of Bugs and Security Fixes

The resolution of approximately 2,500 bugs and 122 security fixes in Domino 14 highlights HCL’s commitment to providing a stable and secure platform. This focus on resolving issues and enhancing security is fundamental in maintaining the trust and reliability that Domino’s clientele have come to expect.

The Evolution of Domino Under HCL: From Version 10 Onwards

Since HCL Technologies took over Domino with version 10, the platform has undergone a series of significant advancements. These enhancements reflect a deep commitment to evolving the platform, with a focus on stability, user satisfaction, and meeting the needs of modern enterprises.

HCL Domino V14 is packed with exciting new features that are sure to revolutionize your application development process.

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