Salesforce announce Slack acquisition for $27.7 billion
Today Salesforce, the leader in CRM, and Slack Technologies, Inc, the popular enterprise communications platform, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Salesforce will acquire Slack. Under the terms of the agreement...
Report: Salesforce will announce Slack acquisition tomorrow
Last week we reported that Salesforce might acquire Slack. Today, CNBC reported that this deal is now confirmed, and Salesforce might officially announce the Slack acquisition tomorrow after the market closes. Salesforce is planni...
Slack announces several new features to take on Microsoft Teams
At this year’s Slack Frontiers annual conference, Slack announced several new features coming to the service in the coming months. These new feature will enable Slack to better compete with Microsoft Teams. The new Slack feature...
Slack not impressed with Microsoft Teams Together mode, says Teams is “not competitive”
After being slow to virtual backgrounds, Microsoft appeared to leapfrog the competition this week with their new Together mode, which places meeting participants in virtual settings such as auditoriums, which Microsoft says reduce...
Slack announces Slack Connect, a new feature that is designed to replace email
Slack today announced Slack Connect, a new feature that is designed to replace email. Right now, organizations use channel-based tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams for internal communications and rely on email for external commu...
Mio Universal Channels lets you chat with Slack and Cisco Webex users directly from Microsoft Teams
Workplace collaboration apps have become increasingly important, especially with many teams scattered around the world. Sometimes however different teams use different platforms e.g. Microsoft Teams vs Slack, or you want to pull i...
Amazon now offers Slack as an option for its 800,000+ employees around the world
Last Thursday, Amazon AWS and Slack announced a major partnership to take on Microsoft Teams. Both the companies revealed several new integrations like Amazon Chime infrastructure with Slack Calls, AWS Key Management Service with ...
CEO Butterfield says Microsoft has an unhealthy preoccupation with Slack, says Slack threatens Microsoft’...
Slack may be regretting welcoming Microsoft to the enterprise collaboration business all the way back in 2016. Their full-page ad then read: Dear Microsoft, Wow. Big news! Congratulations on today’s announcements. We’re genuin...