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Microsoft Teams Vs. Google Meet – Which one is beneficial for a business?

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The year 2020 will be known as the paradigm shift in how we conduct our business. Today, the majority of the employees are working from their homes due to the ongoing pandemic, and the collaboration is challenging for team members. There are several collaborative applications, platforms, and services that help you in communication between team members.
Microsoft and Google have designed their platform for professional intra-organization communication. Users can make HD video calls, send, and receive messages, and share files and documents. Google offers ‘Meet’ and Microsoft Offers ‘Teams.’

Google Meet is a video messaging tool that embeds chat in it. At the same time, Microsoft Teams put more focus on business conversations. In the present article, we will check how both tools benefit a business and their features.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a communication platform that comes with Microsoft 365 subscription plans. It has replaced other business messaging services of Microsoft like Skype for Business and Classroom. The Coronavirus pandemic has given Microsoft Teams immense opportunity, and its daily active user count has increased by multiple folds.

On April 27, 2021, Microsoft Teams’ daily active usage has increased almost double fold to 145 million.

Features of Microsoft Teams

Google Meet

Google Meet is a video-communication service that incorporates the better services of its predecessor, like Hangout Chats or Google Chat. Google considers it as an enterprise-friendly version of Hangouts. During a video conference, there can be participants up to 30 members.

Features of Google Meet


Microsoft Teams and Google Meet are both prevalent and successful platforms. They are useful for organizations and businesses of all sizes. Both these platforms have more than 100 million active daily users and are used for quick file sharing.

Whenever you want to protect the messages and files, you can migrate Microsoft Teams using Kernel Migrator for the SharePoint tool. It will access the entire content of messages, the text, the file shared, etc. Then you can save in at the available destination or another Microsoft team’s account. It can be used for migrations as well.