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Office 365 beats Salesforce as most popular enterprise service in new survey

Blair Hanley Frank | Aug. 21, 2015
A new report from Okta shows businesses picking up Microsoft's office suite.

While Yammer isn't showing massive gains, its quasi-competitor Slack has seen major adoption among Okta's users, with its customer base growing 50 percent between April 2015 and June 2015 alone. Customers who want to use Okta's tools with Slack have to pay for the service, to boot — there could be an even larger population of companies out there who are choosing to just use its free tier and not integrate it with Okta.

Overall, Berg said that the potential for new companies to come in and release a product that takes the business world by storm depends on what market they plan on entering. The enterprise collaboration world is still open to new entrants, but it's going to be more difficult for other companies to shake Microsoft's dominance with Office 365. 

 

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