Microsoft SharePoint Vs Slack (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Microsoft SharePoint or Slack?

Slack is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Microsoft SharePoint, Slack is rated higher (100/100) than Microsoft SharePoint (92/100). Microsoft SharePoint offers more features (15) to their users than Slack (5).

Looking for the right File Sharing solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Microsoft compares with Slack?

Microsoft: Microsoft Corporation is an American corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues.

Slack: Slack is a messaging app for teams. It brings all your communication in one place, integrating with the tools and services you use every day. Slack is free to use for as long as you want, with teams big and small. Slack is on a mission to make your working life simpler, more pleasant and more productive.

Who's more expensive? Microsoft SharePoint or Slack?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of File Sharing software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Microsoft SharePoint and Slack.

Microsoft SharePoint price starts at $5 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Microsoft SharePoint is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of File Sharing software. Slack price starts at $6.67 per user/month , when comparing Slack to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average File Sharing software cost.

Bottom line: Microsoft SharePoint cost is around the same cost of Slack.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Microsoft SharePoint Vs. Slack based on some of the most important and required File Sharing features. Microsoft SharePoint: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Automatic Scheduled Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Customizable Features, Dashboarding, Forecasting & Budgeting, Graphic Benchmark. Slack: Document Management, Project Management, Task Management, Document Publishing, Document Versioning.

Target customer size

The software would be perfect for average size companies that are not willing to spend that much in document management but need very basic features that would allow them to collaborate easily. and Slack's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Microsoft SharePoint

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $5 per user/month

SharePoint makes it easy to store, sync and share all your important content. A new simplified user experience helps you streamline common tasks and create sites to keep teams in sync. New work management capab...

Categories: BI & Analytics, Business Intelligence, Business performance management, Cloud BI.

Slack

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $6.67 per user/month

Slack is a cloud-based Team Collaboration software that enables its users to participate in extended communications involving File sharing, App collaborations, and call making. It also allows them to manage org...

Categories: Communications, VoIP, Document Management, Team Collaboration, File Sharing.

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Slack Specifications

ITQlick Score: 100/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Team Collaboration -> Slack
Company: Slack
Pricing: starts at $6.67 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Slack review, Slack pricing, Slack alternatives

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Microsoft SharePoint: 15 Features

Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Customizable Features
Dashboarding
Forecasting & Budgeting
Graphic Benchmark
Multy Languages
OLAP
API Availability
Custom User Interface
Mobile Access
Collaboration Center
Report Viewing

Slack: 5 Features

Document Management
Project Management
Task Management
Document Publishing
Document Versioning
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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Microsoft
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$5 per user/month
Functionality
29
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Slack
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
100/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$6.67 per user/month
Functionality
15
Review
Google
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$1.99 per month
Functionality
3
Review
OneDrive
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$1.99 per month
Functionality
5
WeTransfer
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$12 per user/month
Functionality
4
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.