Making the Move to IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager

Published 30 September 2013

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Authors: Whei-Jen Chen


IBM® Collaboration Solutions and IBM Redbooks® have partnered to bring you an IBM Redbooks guide that covers what a client needs to know to get ready for upgrading to IBM Connections 4.5. This guide can help both the IBM Connections 4.0 clients who want to step into Enterprise Content Manager (ECM) or the IBM Quickr clients with migration questions to make the move to the IBM Connections Content Manager platform. The intended audience for this guide includes IBM Connections 4 administrators, IBM FileNet support, and other individuals who are interested in the specific details about moving to IBM Connections 4.5 and IBM Connections Content Manager (CCM).


IBM® Connections Content Manager (CCM) provides a rich social networking and content management experience inside IBM Connections communities. It is an add-on piece of software to IBM Connections that democratizes organizational content and engages people to collaborate as part of the content creation process. This, in turn, helps your organization to improve decision making and enhance business results. This IBM Redbooks® guide prepares new IBM Connections users or IBM Connections 4.0 experts for the latest Connections 4.5 version with the Connection Content Manager (CCM) add-on.

This IBM Redbooks guide contains the following topics:

    • IBM Connections Content Manager
    • Preparing for the migration
    • Performing the migration
    • Integrating with existing FileNet Content Manager instances
    • Using the Quickr Document Library migration tools
    • Content administration
The objective of this guide is to introduce you to the migration process of moving to IBM Connections 4.5 with IBM Connections Content Manager. The ideas and concepts that are presented are an introduction and do not claim to be a complete list.

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