Office 365 Alternatives and Competitors

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Real User
Founder & CEO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jan 15 2020

What is most valuable?

I think that manageability is very good and probably the most valuable part of a tool of this type. You can manage pages and you can manage the layout of each webpage. You can create templates very easily — content templates or page templates — and you can manage these in one place. It is a page management area. You do not have to go into management areas separately, you do not have to go to… more»

What needs improvement?

If you want to do something more lightweight, the effort you need to put in initially might be a bit high for your purposes. The learning curve is too steep if you want to do something simple. It may be better to take something that is more intuitive out-of-the-box like WordPress, or some other very simple content management system. To use Liferay Digital to its potential, you need some skills… more»

What other advice do I have?

The advice I would give to people considering this type of solution starts with the fact that we really like this platform and it has worked well for us. If you are a developer, you have a lot of options, services, APIs, and everything is open for your development because it is an open-source product. You can change what you need to. You can put in hooks and actually create the solution your… more»
YannickEberle
Real User
Sharepoint Application Specialist at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 29 2019

What is most valuable?

The conversation capabilities and document management are the solution's most valuable features.

What needs improvement?

The solution could use better calling functionality. The solution should offer a way for people to virtually raise their hands in a meeting so that everyone can speak. There's a user voice for this already, but it would help if there was some sort of visual cue as well.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have some experience on SharePoint, and all the products of the Office 365 lineup. Microsoft Teams combines most of the Office 365 products in one very convenient product. And you can combine every Office 365 app in Teams.

What other advice do I have?

The solution is only available as a cloud deployment model; there's no on-premises version. I use Teams every day for my daily workflow. My company is also rolling out some training on Teams. It's heavily used in our organization. I'd advise others considering implementation to contact experts… more»
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