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Why are teams leaving Slack and switching to Microsoft Teams?

May 16, 2024

As teams continue to evaluate their business systems in the age of remote and hybrid working, businesses are starting to transition from Slack to Microsoft Teams for several compelling reasons.

  1. Integration with Office 365: Microsoft Teams is part of the Microsoft 365 suite, which means it integrates seamlessly with other Microsoft applications like Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This integration simplifies workflows as users can collaborate on documents directly within Teams, manage meetings through Outlook, and more without switching between apps.
  1. Cost Efficiency: Teams already using Microsoft 365 can transition to Teams more cost-effectively. Microsoft Teams is included in most Microsoft 365 business plans at no extra cost, representing significant savings over Slack, especially for larger organizations.
  2. Superior Meeting Capabilities: Teams offer more robust features for video conferencing than Slack. It supports larger meetings and webinars, with the capability to host up to 300 participants for up to 30 hours. It also includes features like meeting recording, transcription, and detailed webinar functionalities.
  1. Security and Compliance: Teams offer robust security measures, including data encryption in transit and at rest, as well as compliance certifications crucial for enterprises. This makes it an ideal choice for industries handling sensitive data and requiring strict compliance standards.
  1. Scalability and Advanced Features: Microsoft Teams can easily accommodate a growing business by supporting a large number of users. It provides extensive admin and automation tools to handle complex organizational needs. Teams also offers better control over security and administrative settings, which is advantageous for IT departments in larger organizations.

Sources; https://technologyadvice.com/blog/information-technology/slack-vs-teams/, https://www.protectedtrust.com/why-businesses-are-switching-to-microsoft-teams/

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