Zoom allegedly wanted to compete with Google and Micro .ft

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First Micro .ft and Google have included the classic Zoom features Like Breakout room InTheir own Video-Conferencing services. No.W Zoom is challenging the Tech Titans by developing its own email and calendar apps, According to the report of Information.

Thanks to millions of people going to school and working from home, the zoom share has increased 500% from the beginning of the year. This The place of signs for growth Video-Conferencing platform, but also the need to diversify –Once students return to the classroom instruction and workers begin to return to office fees, our collective dependence on zoom will decrease., The Note the information.

According to sources who spoke to the release, CEO Eric Yuan envisions that “the company’s video conferencing service will be expanded to a full development platform that includes email, messaging and other productivity tools.” Zoom can already Integration with a number of different applications, Micro .ft Outlook, Google Calendar, Drop Roop Pub, X and Asana.

Part of the zoom’s popularity is its simplicity Of Use, but especially because schools start early on the platform 40 minute time limit removed B on freeAsv accounts for educated and students influenced by Covid-19, which will probably be the case Until fully schools AgainOpen for personal instruction.

Zoom can be useful for developing its own services to complement its video-conferencing software, Considering the big drop in usage it is probably once the world returns to “normal”. However, According to the Yuan report Senior leadership or Zoom needs a strong messaging product if it expects to compete with Microsoft and Google for big corporate deals.

Any new zoom roll out is also found with verification for sure. The road to popularity has not been easy: company Finally added End-to-end encryption Video conferencing Meetings in October. Last month, a settlement was reached with the FTC for that Allegedly lying to everyone about encryption. And a few days ago, There was a zoom executive Accused of censoring video calls At the request of the Chinese government. Did We Mention All Zombombings?

But it’s not clear if the email or calendar service is the smartest play here, although corporations and individuals already have their preferred services and that competition is well established. A messaging application to accomplish and integrate with The video conferencing component – and competing with Slack – could be a better move. Either way, the zoom executions should probably move faster; With the Covid-19 vaccine Now the rollout, the window of opportunity to earn the ubiquity of the company Can be closed.