Slack acquires HipChat to take on Microsoft Teams


San Francisco, once Microsoft created its skilled collaboration platform “Teams” free in forty languages earlier in July, its main rival Slack has declared to amass geographical point chat service HipChat from enterprise software system large Atlassian.

HipChat can clean up and every one of its users can yield to Slack.

“As a part of this partnership, Atlassian has created Associate in Nursing equity investment in Slack, that has noninheritable the science for Stride and HipChat Cloud — each of that we are going to discontinue,” Joff Redfern, VP of Product Management at Atlassian same during a statement late on a weekday.

The Slack purchase covers solely the property rights to each chat services.

“We also will be discontinuing HipChat Server and HipChat information Center and work with Slack to supply a migration path for patrons of all four merchandise,” he added.
Atlassian’s over two,600 staff can currently use Slack.

Microsoft same quite two hundred,000 businesses across 181 markets globally use groups — a hub for chatting, sharing documents, video and voice job in Microsoft 365 — to collaborate and obtain work done.

The skilled collaboration tool Slack claims it’s five hundred,000 active organizations on its board.