Known as one of the most popular business-oriented communication platforms, Slack announced today a new feature called Connect. For now, the reported feature will only be available to users with paid subscriptions and will strengthen its hand in the company’s war with Microsoft Teams.
Many new concepts have entered our lives due to the coronavirus epidemic, which has influenced almost all countries of the world since the beginning of the year. It was precisely for this reason that various companies switched from home to work as part of the precautionary measures. The change in the overall working system applied in this way caused the importance of business-oriented communication platforms such as Slack to increase significantly. As the demand for such applications increased, the developer companies started to work on various innovations to reveal their differences.
With the new feature announced by Slack, comments have been made that the war with Microsoft Teams, another business communication application, has become more heated. Slack has announced that it has activated the cross-business communication feature Connect, and for now, the feature is only available to people using paid subscriptions. It is noteworthy that this feature is not yet available in Microsoft Teams.
It will replace e-mail:
In the press release by Slack, it was said that the new Connect feature was designed to replace e-mail and would be a more efficient way for different organizations to communicate. Transmitting that various messages can be expanded to related people inside and outside the company thanks to Connect, the company has also given the message that this paid feature can be released for free to all users in the near future.
Slack also answered questions about how safe the new feature is. The company reported that Connect is designed to be extremely secure by expert teams and guarantees that Slack will operate in compliance with all enterprise-grade security features. Many customers of the company, which has begun to offer the new feature to users, seem to inform Connect users about the benefits or harmful aspects of Connect with the feedback they will make in the coming days.