ConfluenceSummary from Vendor: Confluence is content collaboration software that changes how modern teams work. This platform allows users to create, share, and collaborate on projects in one place.

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Features & Specifications

  • Interactivity

    Interface functionality

    Search functions can search across file formats and beyond typos

    • Able to search for documents within the platform
    • Able to search beyond file formats
    • Able to search beyond typographical errors
    • Transparency of file structure

     

    Ability to manipulate files and images

    • Can manipulate text documents, spreadsheets, images, and other data sets

     

    Support for multiple open windows

    • Yes

     

    Ability to link out

    • No information provided
  • Support for Researcher Documentation

    Documentation and metadata creation

    Hyperlink Support

    • Yes

     

    Metadata Creation Prompts

    • No

     

    Rights Management (Licensing)

    • Provides licensing options

     

    Protocol Integration

    • Yes
  • Adaptability to Lab Workflows

    Platform compatibility

    Accounts/Permissions Levels

    • No information provided

     

    Internal Data Sharing

    • No information provided

     

    Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

    • No information provided

     

    Compatibility with authoring tools

    • No information provided

     

    Windows Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    Macintosh Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Linux Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Android Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    iOS Compatible    

    • Yes
  • Storage

    Available data storage options

    Cloud Storage    

    • No

     

    Local Storage    

    • Yes

     

    Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

    • No

     

    Versioning

    • Supports version tracking, backup, and storage

     

    File Redundancy

    • Through automatic versioning

     

    Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

    • Yes

     

    Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links?

    • Yes
       

    Storage Capacity - Users

    • No information provided

     

    Storage Capacity - Max File Size

    • No information provided
  • Hosting

    Software access

    Cloud

    • No

     

    Local

    • Yes

     

    Hybrid (combination of cloud and local)    

    • No
  • Support

    Training and maintenance offered

    Training

    • None listed

     

    Documentation    

    • FAQs, support forums, quick-start instructions

     

    Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

    • No

     

    Compatability with data repositories

    • No

     

    Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

    • No

     

    Recovery Options

    • Versions can be recovered

     

    Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

    • Yes

     

    Number of Installations per institution

    • No limit

     

    Multiple client use

    • Yes
       

    Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

    • No information provided

     

    Other higher-education users

    • No information provided
  • Security

    Compliance with Harvard security

    Harvard Security Levels

    • Levels 1-3

     

    Backdoor accessibility

    • Yes
  • Other

    Additional features

    Open Science/Open Data Efforts

    • No information provided

     

    Academically Oriented

    • No

     

    Cost (per seat)    

    • No information provided

     

    Dictation/voice input

    • No

     

    Data Entry

    • Users can import PDFs, Microsoft Office documents, images, and other file types into Confluence. Users can manipulate text documents, spreadsheets, images, and other data sets.

     

    Platform Integrations

    • No information provided
  • Tiers of Service

    Features and costs associated

    Cloud Storage: Small Team

    • Cost: $10 monthly flat fee
    • Features: 10 users, Cloud hosting

     

    Cloud Storage: Large Team 

    • Cost: $5 per user per month
    • Features: 100 users, Cloud hosting

     

    Self-hosted: Server

    • Cost: $1,500 per year flat fee
    • Features: 25 users, Local hosting

     

    Self-hosted: Data Center

    • Cost: $12,000 per year flat fee
    • Features: 500 users, Local hosting