We continue our rolling release cycle for HCL Connections, with our seventh release in the past two years. We are excited to announce that as of March 26, 2020, Connections 6.5 CR 1 is available for download. Many of our improvements are a direct result of customer feedback — we continue to focus on engaging user experiences, user adoption, and making sure it’s easier to integrate Connections into the applications you use every day. The first thing you’ll notice is a new logo and theme color in the Connections mobile client —  we are excited to be fully embedded within the HCL product family with our new look and feel. We also have more mobile advancements, as well as additional new features and fixes.

Email and calendaring improvements
As the first phase in our broader integration strategy, your email and calendar are now in the Connections navigation bar so you can stay focused on your work while keeping up to date on your mail, meetings, and notifications.

Enhanced transfer of file ownership
We are listening to your pain points, and as of this release, users are now able to select multiple files and transfer ownership of all of them at the same time.

New mobile app improvements
The latest Connections mobile app features enhancements that bring more of the desktop strengths to your mobile device — including restoring deleted files and transferring file ownership. We have more mobile support for Android and iOS, and users will notice updates to the the app icon and user interface.

Languages support
All of the tier 1, 2 and 3 languages previously available with Connections 6.0 are now available in Connections 6.5 CR1.

Technical optimization
The latest release of the Connections Component Pack includes upgrades in Elasticsearch, Node.js, and Kubernetes.

We are investing in HCL Connections because we are invested in you and your success. We deeply appreciate all our customers who have helped guide our constant development.  Plan your upgrade now to Connections 6.5 CR1 to take advantage of these new features and be sure to update your mobile app with the latest version.

Download from the iOS app store here.
Download from the Android app store here.
Download from flexnet here.

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