On April 14th we had the opportunity of attending one special webinar, the launch of Verse 2.1.0

Verse is a Domino-based tool that functions as a secure enterprise email for smarter teamwork. It offers:

  • Safeguarding communication with enterprise-grade security
  • Safe to access from anywhere for enterprises with remote workers
  • Prioritizing your day with HCL Verse smart reminders
  • Identifying what needs action and flagging the important items with due date
  • Enhanced user experience with Progressive Web App
  • A faster and lighter, app-like user experience

Here are some Distinguished Features in Verse

  • User Interface & Preferences
    • Modern and intuitive web based user interface 
    • User Preferences on mail and calendar, out-of-office, user signatures, mail rules and delegation
  • Smart Reminder features
    • Mark emails that need follow-up with “Needs Action” and “Waiting for” features
    • Filter emails that require follow-up with one-click 
    • Flag any emails with due date to keep track of important items
  • Progressive Web App
    • Web application that leverages modern browser capabilities with native application handling
    • Offline use, able to work under low-quality networks 
    • Available for both desktop and mobile
  • Enterprise-grade security
    • Powered by HCL Domino, as a proven platform with enterprise grade security
    • Strong admin policies with HCL Domino 
    • On/Off switch for features depends on business needs
  • Extension points
    • Extension points for UI customization based on CSS, HTML and Javascript 
    • Able to customize navigation bar, mail compose view, mail body and subject, business card by using extension points
  • Integration with Sametime and Connections
    • Initiate 1-1 chat and meetings with your contacts by Sametime 
    • Instant meeting link will be created with 1-click 
    • Profile management and files sharing with Connections

The webinar had some great pre-recorded demos which will help you better understand why Verse is a great option, so check out the recording.

Now that we have the recap of what makes Verse such a great tool here are the new features in Verse 2.1.0:

  • Show Notes IDs in chiclets 
  • Add/Remove users to my Junk Mail rule from the inbox 
  • Reschedule a meeting with comments 
  • Show as Free/Busy when using new calendar event form 
  • Prevent attachment download in the Verse client UI (Verse Admin) 
  • Preferences to control which Calendar documents appear in All Documents and Sent folders 
  • Preference to set a Default Meeting/Event Duration 
  • Preference to control if meeting invitations are removed from my inbox after responding

Traditional Mail vs Verse 2.1.0

Verse 2.1.0

Top Priorities for Verse

Verse 2.1.0 Plans

As we are used to by now, HCL is always opened to new ideas, so check out the AHA! portal to vote for some features or add new ones. 


If you have any questions about Verse drop us a line and let’s chat.