Microsoft has seen massive growth across its communication tools during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. While Teams has become the go-to workplace collaboration tool, Skype has also seen a Skype for video communication. However, in terms of video conferencing, Zoom has had the biggest gains. Now Microsoft wants Skype to tap into some of Zoom's users. Just weeks ago, Zoom was a relatively popular but not dominant enterprise video communication tool. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the platform has become the communication tool of choice for tens of millions. Interestingly, Zoom has even escaped its enterprise leanings and is being used by individuals for personal use. Since that meteoric rise, the company has faced numerous problems. So much so, Zoom's CEO admitted the company was simply not prepared to become so popular. In March, the app had 200 million active users, compared to just 10 million in December.
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