We are often asked that question and the answer up to now has been, no, unfortunately not right now!
The reason for this is quite simple; it’s because Microsoft has been so dominant, the only one that has a global presence, and – since it brought out Office 365 – an attractive business model too. In recent times, out follow-up has been that if you’re looking for an alternative you should keep your eyes on Amazon, the only player that could challenge Microsoft.
In the past few days, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced Chime, a full-service audio and video conferencing system. Chime is a genuine cloud-based solution, both technically via Web services and via an AWS-based business model without ties. Because it is AWS-based, the customer is independent of infrastructure, servers, applications and terminals.
We are truly nearing the point of Any device – Anytime – Anywhere!
This has just been announced now, so it will be exciting to watch how it is received, but now we’ve finally got a real alternative to Microsoft.
CEO Telemanagement Sverige AB