Like they have promised during Social Connections 15 about CR6 HCL has just released the new CR6 together with the new Component Pack 18.104.22.168.
As usual CR6 include fixex, but also new functionalities , described in the following video:
Now some more resources, "Administering Connections 6 CR6" where find techincal infos and download links to the new repository ( you needs to have a valid and entitled account on HCL Flexnet system).
Here a what's new page.
HCL has also reported 2 "classic" resource like the technote that include the step by step PDF guide and also the update strategy page.
The new component pack has a reduced TCO because drops Solr in favor of Elast search and now it's also possible to have installed the customizer lite in HA.
Here at this page the Component pack installation guide.
I like to close this post with the new Connections marketing video : People power your business, Connections powers your people". How cool is that ? :-)