Slack is the latest company looking to cash in on Clubhouse’s popularity, with plans to include similar features in its own app.
Starting today, Slack is enabling Connect DM, allowing users to send direct messages to anyone, not just those in their channels.
Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, says that both Slack and Salesforce have no intention of making Slack free for enterprises.
Salesforce announced its much-anticipated acquisition of Slack earlier today, sparking nothing short of a battle over the cloud.
Salesforce announced that it is buying Slack for $27.7 billion in cash and stock. The company says that combining Slack with Salesforce Customer 360 will be transformative for customers and the industry.
Box CEO Aaron Levie discusses how remote working that was forced upon companies has actually opened them up to a completely new way of working.
Slack has scored another major win, as Amazon Web Services (AWS) has adopted the messaging platform for all its employees.
In the first 60th percent of this quarter added 9,000 new paid customers, says Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. That’s a net number. This is compared to 5,000 for the previous quarter and 5,000 for the quarter before that.
There are a lot of people who are moving to a remote work or work-from-home situation for the first time. A lot of executives who are struggling to figure out how to manage and maintain operational performance in this kind of environment.
“Going wall to wall in IBM — it’s basically the maximum scale that there is, so we now know that Slack will work for literally the largest organizations in the world,” Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield said.