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Kudos Boards Versions

We are proud to say that Kudos Boards is able to run in many configurations to suit your individual requirements.

  1. Boards Cloud
  2. Boards Docker (On-Premise) in Kubernetes
  3. Boards Docker (On-Premise) in Docker Swarm
  4. Boards Hybrid - Cloud integrated with IBM Connections On-Premise

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How To Decide Which Version?


Boards Cloud

This version is hosted by the ISW Kudos team at https://kudosboards.com.
Free trials are available!

Advantages

  • Hosted and managed by Team Kudos
  • Always up to date with the latest functionality
  • Backup strategies already in place

Boards Docker (On-Premise) in Kubernetes

Our Boards Cloud product, installed locally in your infrastructure

Advantages

  • Can be installed in any existing Kubernetes environment (ie alongside IBM Connections Component Pack)
  • Control over your own data and backup strategies
  • Simple to update

Boards Docker (On-Premise) in Docker Swarm

Our Boards Cloud product, installed locally in your infrastructure. This is designed for those without existing Kubernetes environments.

Advantages

  • Lightweight, on-premise clustered deployment.
  • Control over your own data and backup strategies
  • Simple to update

Boards Hybrid - Cloud integrated with IBM Connections On-Premise

This version is the best of both worlds if you already have IBM Connections but want the latest and greatest Boards functionality without managing more servers! Kudos Boards Cloud can integrate with your existing IBM Connections on-premise installation.

Advantages

  • All of the benefits of the Cloud above (hosted, managed, backed up)!!
  • Integrates into your existing IBM Connections On-Premise (WebSphere)
  • Looks and feels like another application similar to Communities/Blogs etc with:

    • Connections Apps menu link to 'Kudos Boards'
    • Connections header
    • Search and collaborate with your existing users
    • Search and utilise your existing Communities
    • Updates posted to your Activity Streams (Homepage, Social, Community)
    • Ability to import existing Activities into Boards

Requirements

  • Your IBM Connections URL must be accessible from the web (no VPN)

See installation details for more information.