Wants to compete with Google and Microsoft

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First Microsoft and Google include Classic Zoom features like Breakout room InFor their own Video-Conferencing services. NoW zoom is reportedly challenging the tech titan by developing its own email and calendar applications, According to a report from information.

Thanks in large part to the millions of people going to school and working from home, zoom shares have gone up 500% since the beginning of the year. this Signal room for development for Video-Conferencing platform, but also need to diversify-Once students return to in-classroom instruction and start returning to the worker office, our collective dependence on zoom will fade, Information note.

According to sources who spoke with the publication, CEO Eric Yuan said that “the company’s videoconferencing service will be broadened into a full platform, which will include email, messaging and other productivity tools.” Can zoom Integrated with many different programs, Such as Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar, Dropbox, and Posture.

Part of Zoom’s popularity is its ease. Of Use, but especially schools soon started it on the platform 40 minute deadline removed On freeSuch accounts for teachers and students affected by Kovid-19, which will probably remain the case. Fully up to schools AgainThe person is open for instruction.

It may be beneficial for Zoom to develop its own services to complement its video-conferencing software, Once the world returns to “normal” there is a possibility of a huge decline in usage. However, Yuan reportedly Senior leadership that Zoom needs a strong messaging product if it has any hope of competing with Microsoft and Google for large corporate contracts.

Anything new is sure to meet with the investigation to roll the zoom. The road to popularity has not been smooth: the company Finally added End-to-end encryption For video conferencing Meetings in october. Last month, it settled for the FTC Allegedly lying to everyone about encryption. And just a few days ago, Was a zoom executive Accused of censoring video calls At the request of the Chinese government. did We mention All ZoombombingsThe

But it is unclear whether an email or calendar service is the smartest game here, given that corporations and individuals already have their favorite services and the competition is well established. To complement and integrate with a messaging application The video conferencing component – and competing with Slack – may be a better move. Either way, zoom execution should probably accelerate quickly; Kovid-19 with vaccines Now the opportunity to roll over, the company’s window to capitalize on its ubiquity May be closed.


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