Google Meet VS Zoom VS Microsoft Teams: Which is best for your business?
Covid-19 made video conferencing a lifeline for many. Fast forward to 2021, video conferencing is the new norm for businesses. We decided to take a look at Google Meet (formerly Hangouts), Zoom and Microsoft Teams and see how they measure up.
100 Million daily users and with features such as checking how you look and sound before entering a meeting, Google Meet certainly gives it competitors a run for their money. Perfect with those who already use Google Workspace as the integration will be seamless. Meet video conferences are encrypted in transit and safety measures are continuously updated for added protection, which is perfect for business meetings. AVM Solutions are a Google certified partner, our breadth of knowledge surrounding Google Meet is unmatched – ensuring you get the best service possible.
- Live Captions
- Optional hardware for conference room support
- Custom layouts and screen settings
- Screen sharing
- Live chats
- Integration with Google and Microsoft Office calendars
- Encryption and security feature
Zoom was originally set up for businesses but now used for personal too. A market leader with 300 Million daily users, Zoom are killing it! Zoom has the ability to hold very large online conferences, which is ideal for businesses with a lot of employees. Simple to use and you don’t need an account to enter a meeting, you will however be promoted to download Zoom. At AVM Solutions, our Zoom compatible conferencing system provides an efficient solution to your video conferencing needs thanks to its user-friendly interface that allows you to join your meeting instantly – wirelessly or not (if you prefer!)
- Calendar Sync (Outlook, Gmail or iCal)
- Encryption and password protection
- Virtual ‘waiting rooms’
- High Definition (HD) video and audio
- Screen sharing
- Recording and transcripts
- Live Chat
- Engagement tools (‘hand raising’, reactions, polls)
Microsoft Teams started off as a chat tool, but with the rise of video it became a competitive within video conferencing. 145 Million daily users, Microsoft Teams is one to watch! Host a call with up to 10,000 members and screen sharing are a couple of key features. Teams is designed to get people to work more effectively while making use of the integration of Microsoft 365 apps. You can easily set up meetings in calendars, create and share content, call team members and more. Here at AVM, we understand that you may have different meeting room sizes and need to integrate a video conferencing solution to meet your specific requirements, but don’t worry! As video conferencing installation experts, we can tailor the system to a range of meeting rooms – from smaller board rooms to large presentation spaces!
- Screen sharing
- Scheduling options
- Custom backgrounds
- ‘Together mode’ with shared background
- Instant file sharing and real-time editing
- Virtual waiting rooms
- Live captions
- Advanced security and privacy measures
- Integration with business apps such as Evernote, Trello, and others
Whether you choose to use, Google Meet, Zoom or Microsoft Teams it all comes down to your business needs and requirements. Here at AVM Solutions, we work with all three partners and therefore you are in safe hands. We will be able to advise you what is most suitable, based on your business requirements and needs.