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20 Best Intranet Solutions


Springboard is an intranet solution designed only for Google Workspace users. It allows you to easily build top-notch intranets based on Google Sites integration.

Steegle developed enhanced productivity tools to make your intranet more efficient. Some of the extensions you can use on your intranet are People Finders, Automatic Org Charts, document search using Google artificial intelligence algorithms, hashtagged news stories, and multiperson employee praise and recognition systems.


Features:


  • Easy - Easy to use and no learning curve needed and low maintenance

  • Branding - Infinitely customisable to your company themes

  • Knowledge Pooling - Sharing news, documents, calendars, and business apps, and people profiles

  • Automatic - Includes organizational charts and people directories - always up-to-date

  • Fun - See colleagues pictures, work interests & hobbies

  • Centralized resources with document search using Google AI

  • Responsive - Mobile-ready

  • Customizable document management tools based on Google Drive Technology

  • Shout outs - Employee recognition system and benchmarking

  • Employee of the month spotlight

  • Social Channels Twitter & Facebook etc

  • Employee resource affinity groups - generated automatically

  • Integrated newsletter - News stories can be mailed

  • Employee resource & affinity groups - generated automatically

  • Event calendars - integration of multiple Google calendars



Data & Secuity:


  • Security - Access is controlled by Google Workspace

  • Data - Your Google Workspace data stays on your Google Tenant

  • Assurance - developed by Google Cloud partner

  • Storage limit can be unlimited



Pricing:

  • Custom pricing is available with a quote

  • License c. from $6 per month dropping by volume to $2/user/month or less (500 Users) plus setup

  • Discount pricing for commitments & Not for profit

Downside/Limitations:

  • Limited social features

  • Does not tailor pages according to user profiles

  • Requires Google Workspace ( Active Directory Synchronisation is available)


SharePoint is an intranet software developed by Microsoft. It allows organizations to integrate Microsoft 365, organize and store documents. Additionally, it allows users to seamlessly integrate with limited third-party applications to automate or make various workflows easier.


Features:


  • Sharing news, documents, calendars, and contacts

  • Knowledge pooling

  • Easy to customize according to your needs

  • Sites page pinning

  • Project server

  • Mobile-ready

  • Expanded file names

  • Better integration with Office 365 tools and services

  • Workflow applications

  • SharePoint search


Data & Security:


  • Security - Access is controlled by Microsoft 365

  • Data - Remains on your Microsoft tenant


Pricing:


Price starts at $5.00 per user/month.



Downside/Limitations:


  • Requires - Microsoft 365 not suitable for Google workspace users

  • You may need to get support for configuration and installation

  • Limited social features

  • Could be considered dull by modern Intranet standards

  • To get the best out of the solution you should use a Microsoft partner

  • Subject to Cloud Act

  • Not fully customisable to brand




LumApps is a social intranet solution that allows integration for Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 tools. It focuses on keeping your employees engaged, informed and connected—no matter what location or language.


Features:


  • Available in over 15 languages

  • Interface customization

  • Powerful communication tools

  • Centralized resources

  • Many power-user features

  • Contnet is dyamic to user


Pricing:


Not published but c.$20/user/month


Data & Secuity:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Lumapps (not your own google tenant)

  • Assurance - developed by Google Cloud partner



Downside/Limitations:


  • Complex to learn and manage

  • No free trial

  • Prices are only available with a quote

  • Intrinsically linked to Google and Microsoft collaborative solutions, therefore subject to the Cloud Act

  • Limited branding options



Bitrix24 simplifies and improves communication in the organization. It is an open-source intranet solution where employees can have access to centralized documents and projects.


Features:


  • Users are able to create groups and knowledge bases

  • Synchronizable calendars (Google Calendar or Outlook)

  • Corporate drive to securely store documents

  • On-premise or on the cloud options

  • External users have access

  • More than just an intranet solution

  • On-premise options available


Data & Security:


  • Security - Access is controlled by Microsoft 365

  • Data - Remains on your Microsoft tenant


Pricing:


  • Bitrix24 offers 30-day free trial and free levels

  • Paid plans, the price starts at about $27 per user/month.

  • Data does not remain on your Google Workspace Domain

Downside/Limitations:


  • Storage is limited

  • High level of managment and training required

  • Considered expensive

  • Subject to Cloud Act

  • Not fully customisable to brand



Happeo is a "social intranet" platform which can integrated with Google Workspace that allows organizations to communicate and send out information through a personalized news feed. Users can also create their own community where they can exchange relevant information.


Features:


  • Intelligent search feature

  • Centralized resources for employee profiles, directory, org charts, etc

  • Google Cloud partner

  • Data hosted in Europe but not on Workspace tenant - so security checks may be required

  • 7-day free trial


Data & Security:


  • Security - Access is controlled by Happeo


Pricing:


Pricing is available only with a quote but is typically c.$10-$15/user/month


Downside/Limitations:


  • No integration with Microsoft 365 and other collaboration tools

  • Poor ergonomics

  • Subject to Cloud Act

  • Not fully customisable to brand


Zoho Connect is a social intranet that helps keep your resources and applications centralized. It helps simplify team communication and collaboration. Users have the freedom to create their own groups and applications.


Features:


  • Build customized knowledge bases

  • Broadcast internal announcements and communication in the news feed

  • Guest have access to the platform

  • Ready-to-use online forms

  • Ability to integrate a directory

  • Integrate with Zoho applications

  • Textbook creation


Data & Secuity:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Zoho

  • Note Zoho is an Indian origin company


Pricing:

  • Zoho offers a 30-day trial. Paid plans start at about a few dollar per user/month.


Downside/Limitations:

  • Storage limit of 2GB per user for paid versions

  • No flowcharts

  • Requires learning curve

  • Not well considered biased commentators because its not kept upto date


Yammer is an intranet solution for Microsoft 365. Seamlessly integrates with Microsoft suite and helps improve internal communication and collaboration. Yammer has a space for employees to share information, opinions, and post announcements.


Features:

  • Excellent communication feature

  • Document sharing

  • Users can ask for questions or help when needed


Data & Security:

  • Data - Your data will migrate to Yammer


Pricing:

  • Bona fide paid plans, the price starts at c.$5 per user/month.

  • High setup fees are generally required

Downside/Limitations:


  • No social media integration

  • No videoconferencing

  • Limited Outlook and Teams integration

  • The platform interface is outdated

Unily is a cloud-based intranet solution that helps boost employee engagement and communication. No matter where your employees are, building a meaningful connection within the organization is made possible with Unily.


Features:


  • Communication tool

  • Organize your applications and choose tools that will boost employee productivity

  • Users can engage, share thoughts, and relay information

  • Enhanced search feature

  • Integrate with several third-party applications


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Unily


Pricing:


  • License pricing starts at c.$10/user/month

  • Setup fees and training are required etc

Downside/Limitations:


  • Does not allow users to edit documents on the platform

  • Complicated to setup (for some features you must know how to code)

  • Subject to Cloud Act

  • Not fully customisable to brand


Compare Unily with Google Sites and Springboard


Simpplr is a intranet solution that helps bring your employees together to improve internal communication.


Features:


  • Dashboard is customizable

  • Information sharing (photos, videos, and documents)

  • Integrated newsletter

  • Workspace creation


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Simpplr

  • Data is migrated.


Pricing:


  • Offers a 14-day free trial.

  • Typical proces $10 per user/month

  • Setup fees training are in addion etc

Downside/Limitations:


  • No flowchart

  • No knowledge base

  • Subject to Cloud Act

  • Not fully customisable to brand


10. Jostle


Jostle is a cloud-based intranet platform that puts importance on improving employee engagement.


Features:


  • Integrates with Microsoft 365, Slack, and Google Workspace

  • Information and document sharing

  • Event planning

  • Promotion and organization of events


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Jostle


Pricing:


  • Offers a 14-day free trial.

  • Full featured systems c.$7 per user/month plus setup fees

Downside/Limitations:


  • Limited customizable options

  • Lacks integration

  • No access without email

  • Subject to Cloud Act



The Workplace is a simple intranet solution. Its interface is similar to a Facebook feed. It’s just that the dashboard is connected to the employees of the company. With Workplace, employees can share live videos, react to others' work progress, and send private chats to keep each other updated.


Features:


  • Shared knowledge library

  • Simplicity and familiarity

  • Live broadcasts

  • Video chat

  • Auto-translates in 46 languages

  • Integrates with third-party applications like Zoom, Google, etc.


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to the Workplace


Pricing:

  • Basic plans at $4/user/month. Warning end user data may be monetiaed by Facebook.

  • Enterprise plans start at $8/user/month.



Downside/Limitations:


  • Reputation for privacy - data leaves your company domain to Facebook

  • Meta is allowed to harvest and monetise the data on the lower priced plans. This will be unacceptable to many companies.

  • Access to customer support

  • Complexity - some commentators say the features are overly complex and lacking in corporate benefits

  • Not fully customisable to brand



Workvivo is intranet software that focuses on employee communication to improve employee engagement. Workvivo is best for medium-sized companies and small enterprises.


Features:


  • Mobile-ready

  • Collaboration tools

  • Integrates with third-party applications such as payroll software and HR apps

  • Chat or messaging

  • People directory

  • Video conferencing

  • Knowledge sharing


Data & Security:

  • Data - Your data will migrate to Workvivo



Pricing:

  • Not Available without detailed quote


Downside/Limitations:

  • It has features that are provided by Google Workspace or Microsoft 365 which may be confusing

  • Subject to Cloud Act


Axero is one of the best intranet software out there. Most companies utilize Axero for communication, collaboration, organizing content, developing company culture, and managing tasks.

Features:


  • Employee hub

  • Enterprise portals

  • Integration

  • Audio calls

  • Forums or discussions

  • Communication management

  • Chat or messaging


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Axero

Pricing:

  • Axero business costs a minimum $10,000 +annually for up to + Setup Fees.

  • Downside/Limitations:

  • Limited customizable options

  • Lacks integration

  • No access without email


Interact is an enterprise-grade intranet solution. This intranet is designed for medium-sized and enterprise organizations that put importance on employee engagement and communication.

Features:


  • Activity tracking

  • Calendar management

  • Project management

  • Collaboration tools

  • Communication management

  • Configurable workflow


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Interact

Pricing:

Prices are available with a quote.

Downside/Limitations:

  • This is considered to be a heavyweight solution not designed for start-ups or SMEs

  • Cost will consequently be very considerable compared to other systems.



Samepage is a cloud-based intranet solution that helps organizations in project management and communication.

Features:


  • Built-in integration (OneDrive, Google Workspace, Facebook, etc.)

  • Calendar management

  • Customizable pages

  • Record and track projects and pending tasks

  • Project management

  • Collaboration tools

  • Communication management

  • Configurable workflow

  • Chat function



Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Samepage

Pricing:

  • Prices are only available with a quote.


Downside/Limitations:

  • Fewer features for small and medium-sized organizations

  • API should be improved



ThoughtFarmer is intranet software that improves communication in your workplace by keeping your staff engaged, productive, and informed no matter if they are working on-site or remotely.


It offers everything you need to have a successful intranet. Its features include powerful search and navigation capabilities, communication tools, social features, and collaboration tools.

Features:

Customizable pages

  • Integrations

  • Content management

  • Project management

  • Collaboration

  • Communication management

  • Configurable workflow


Data & Security:


  • Data - You have two deployment options to choose from (on-premise OR cloud)

Pricing:


Pricing is user-based. All users get the same features and you can always add more users as your business grows.

Prices start c $10 per user./per month

Downside/Limitations:

  • The self-hosting option comes with some disadvantages, although ThoughtFarmer also offers a cloud solution.

  • Managing security groups, as well as read and write access for users, can be a bit tedious (although it is worth the effort).

  • No chat function available within the Intranet.

  • Not fully customisable to brand

  • Subject to cloud act



Claromentis is a one-stop shop for boosting activity, information sharing, connecting, and collaborating. They have been an intranet expert for 20 years.


Their services are availble to small and large organizations including education, healthcare, charities, and financial.


Features:


  • Media management

  • Surveys and Feedback

  • Task management

  • Collaboration

  • Communication management

  • Employee directory

  • Real-time chat

  • Event calendar

  • Search/filter

  • Reporting and statistics



Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Claromentis

Pricing:

  • Prices are available with a quote.


Downside/Limitations:

  • No email server

  • Outdated interface


18. Blink


Looking for an easy-to-use collaborative tool? Blink is a collaborative tool wherein you can share data or information within your company or organization.

Features:


  • Engagement management

  • Surveys and Feedback

  • Personalization

  • Collaboration

  • Unified directory

  • Communication management

  • Employee directory

  • Real-time chat

  • Event calendar

  • Popups and notifications

  • Reporting and statistics

  • Search capabilities



Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Blink

Pricing:


The basic plan starts at about c7 per user/per month.


Downside/Limitations:

  • No email integration

  • Lacks integration features

  • Not fully customisable



19. Hub

The Hub is a cloud-based and collaborative intranet solution. It is used by big brands like Ralph Lauren and Nikon. Easily customize the branding and features of your company intranet with the Hub.


Features:

  • Engagement management

  • Surveys and Feedback

  • Fully customizable

  • Social recognition

  • Employee alignment

  • Communication management

  • Employee directory

  • Real-time chat

  • Event calendar

  • Popups and notifications

  • Reporting and statistics

  • Task management

  • Chat/Messaging

  • Search


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to Hub

Pricing:

Prices are available with a quote.

Downside/Limitations:

  • Not mobile-friendly



IC Source is an on-premise and a cloud-based intranet solution designed to help organizations in managing internal communication and collaboration.

It allows users to store important information in a centralized space which can easily be accessed by authorized users.

Features:

  • User accounts

  • Customized search results

  • Private notes

  • User accounts

  • Vendor profiles

  • Management tools

  • Content mangement

  • Chat/messaging

  • Calendar management

  • Collaboration tools


Data & Security:


  • Data - Your data will migrate to IC Source.

Pricing:

  • Prices are available with a quote. c$12/user/month

Downside/Limitations:

  • Complicated to use at first

  • Design flaws

  • Limited templates


Article by Maria Gabrielle

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