What are the differences between HCL Connections and Tencent Weiyun?

Let us understand the concepts of HCL Connections and Tencent Weiyun before learning the differences between them.

HCL Connections

It is a social software application developed by IBM in 2007 and later owned by HCL technologies in the year 2019. It is a collaboration tool which assists customers and business people with communication and workflow management.

It is mainly designed for file sharing, online meetings, and instant messaging. The programming language used is java and javascript.


The characteristics of HCL are as follows −

  • Collaboration analytics.

  • Direct source capture.

  • Content monitoring.

  • Message threading and attachments.

  • Contextual capture.

  • Profile and identity management.

  • Powerful search.

  • Video conferencing.

  • External archive support.

  • Contact management.


The advantages of HCL connection are as follows −

  • Community blogs and wikis are self-used managed and created by users

  • Tagging feature is excellent.

  • It provides great settings with a reliable result.

  • HCL connection is a resource center for peer to peer sharing and collaboration.


The disadvantages of HCL connection are as follows −

  • It has to improve efficiency and performance within the organization.

  • Many confusing methodologies to communicate.

  • Needs training to onboard everyone.

  • Import and export of data leads is confusing.

Tencent Weiyun

Weiyun is the cloud storage service from Tencent which is providing a massive 10 TB of free cloud storage for its new customers. It was owned by Tencent Holdings Limited in 2012. It was mostly used by China.It can be available in Chinese and English language.

Tencent Cloud is one of the secure, reliable and high-performance cloud compute services provided by Tencent. It is the largest Internet company in China, and Asia. It is providing services to so many people through its products like QQ and WeChat.


The features of Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

  • Easy to Deploy

  • Low Cost

  • High reliability

  • We create a unique QR code for any file or folder that we want to share.

  • Weiyun automatically updates any files that you modify.

  • The pictures can easily be viewable across the browser, mobile, and desktop clients.


The advantages of Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

  • Superior network availability

  • Optimal customer support

  • Keen regulatory insight

  • An expansive ecosystem

  • Innovative cloud security


The major differences between Tencent Weiyun and HCL Connections are as follows −

Tencent WeiyunHCL Connections
It was owned by Tencent Holding Limited in 2012.
It was developed by IBM in 2007 and later owned by HCL technologies in the year 2019.
It offers 10GB of free storage.
HCL connection offers 5 GB free storage space.
The maximum storage capacity of Tencent is 2 TB.
The maximum storage capacity of HCL is 1 TB.
The maximum file size of Tencent is 1GB
The maximum file size of HCL connection is 2GB.
Tencent provides cloud storage service and file hosting service.
HCL connection provides file Synchronization service, file hosting service and cloud storage service.
Tencent is used only in China.
HCL connection is used all over the world.
The Tencent developer API is not there.
HCL connection has API developer.
Tencent does not support file versioning.
HCL connection supports file versioning.
Tencent is less costly.
HCL is more costly