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Confluence

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Score 8.1 out of 100

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Confluence

I think [Atlassian] Confluence is an amazing option for larger companies however for a smaller team of less than 20 it might not be the best choice. It definitely helps our team stay connected while working remotely and we're able to stay on top of projects with ease.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is nevertheless the most formal and reliable communication agent that a company can use. In fact, there is no single day, that insecurity is experienced by any of the users. Two, the stability, and the operational capacity of Microsoft Teams is perfect. Finally, Microsoft Teams has a team of technicians who knows everything concerning the tool.
Jessica Bwire | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Confluence
7.7
Microsoft Teams
7.7
Task Management
Confluence
7.9
Microsoft Teams
7.8
Gantt Charts
Confluence
7.9
Microsoft Teams
6.9
Scheduling
Confluence
7.2
Microsoft Teams
8.1
Workflow Automation
Confluence
7.9
Microsoft Teams
7.3
Mobile Access
Confluence
7.2
Microsoft Teams
8.8
Search
Confluence
7.8
Microsoft Teams
7.9
Visual planning tools
Confluence
7.8
Microsoft Teams
7.1

Communication

Confluence
8.0
Microsoft Teams
8.1
Chat
Confluence
6.4
Microsoft Teams
8.7
Notifications
Confluence
8.8
Microsoft Teams
8.2
Discussions
Confluence
8.0
Microsoft Teams
8.6
Surveys
Confluence
7.0
Microsoft Teams
7.7
Internal knowledgebase
Confluence
8.9
Microsoft Teams
7.5
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Confluence
6.0
Microsoft Teams
7.6
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Confluence
9.3
Microsoft Teams
7.5
Integrates with Outlook
Confluence
9.6
Microsoft Teams
9.1

File Sharing & Management

Confluence
8.1
Microsoft Teams
8.4
Versioning
Confluence
8.7
Microsoft Teams
8.3
Video files
Confluence
7.6
Microsoft Teams
8.4
Audio files
Confluence
7.7
Microsoft Teams
8.4
Document collaboration
Confluence
8.6
Microsoft Teams
8.4
Access control
Confluence
8.7
Microsoft Teams
8.4
Advanced security features
Confluence
8.3
Microsoft Teams
8.6
Integrates with Google Drive
Confluence
7.8
Microsoft Teams
7.9
Device sync
Confluence
7.4
Microsoft Teams
8.5

Pros

Confluence

  • QUICK How-to Guides that can be generated and share instantly
  • One can subscribe to the pages and spaces and receive updates in the feed on their home page
  • Automatic Email notifications of new updates in the Confluence area
  • The platform integrates easily with other Atlassian platforms including third-party apps thus improving its reliability
Binoy Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

  • It integrates well with other Microsoft Office products. This is very important for the software to do this, since so many organizations are using other Microsoft products in their environments.
  • It pretty much has most common collaboration features that will be utilized by most organizations/companies. This is important since it allows organizations to use only one collaboration tool, rather than multiple tools to get the features they need.
  • It allows for granular permissions to be set for different user roles, channels, etc. This is important especially when you might want to set different permissions for internal and external users/collaborators.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Confluence

  • Over the past 6 years the feature set has not significantly expanded
  • Integrations with 3rd party apps (DropBox, Google Drive, Slack) is either through 3rd party plugins or rudimentary at best
  • Frequent interface upgrades and complicated permissions settings makes getting new employees up to speed fiddly in some cases
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

  • At times it creates problem in loading and can crash your PC
  • They can also provide an option to import some of the emojis from external sites.
  • Someone needs to simplify the working of the tools with a welcome guide for at least the new users
Tanika Chhabra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Confluence

Confluence 9.5
Based on 18 answers
I am confident that Atlassian can come with additional and innovative macros and functions to add value to Confluence. In 6 months, Atlassian transformed a good collaborative tools into a more comprehensive system that can help manage projects and processes, as well as "talk" with other Atlassian products like Jira. We are in fact learning more about Jira to evaluate a possible fit to complement our tool box.
Charles Thomasset, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Microsoft Teams has really shown how it can assist in this current environment but even without so, it is valuable as a tool to connect with individuals and collaborate on conference schedules.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Confluence

Confluence 8.5
Based on 11 answers
Confluence can - and in my personal opinion, it will - be a bit hard to use in the first moment. Atlassian is a great company and is eager to help you with any question you have, though. The interface seems to be a bit clumsy at first but the customization options are enough to make it easier and simpler. In general, Confluence is easy to use when you understand what each section does, but this can take a while.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams 7.2
Based on 29 answers
There is way too much clicking in circles and multi-step processes for tasks that should be simple, like moving documents from one place to another or navigating the document set. Things that should be drag and drop take 3 or more clicks to achieve, and you have to wait a significant amount of time for the page to load after each click. The software seems bloated and slow
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Confluence

Confluence 9.0
Based on 5 answers
I do not recall having outages or applications error so far, very reliable and available.
Normand Whitehead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Confluence

Confluence 8.8
Based on 9 answers
Pages load very quickly, which makes it useful for quickly obtaining information. The search functionality is also very quick and is able to parse through all of the documents to provide the most relevant results for the query. Other information based software gets bogged down, but so far Atlassian Confluence maintains its performance.
Kaleb-John Loo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Confluence

Confluence 8.3
Based on 44 answers
This rating is specifically for Atlassian's self-help documentation on their website. Often times, it is not robust enough to cover a complex usage of one of their features. Frequently, you can find an answer on the web, but not from Atlassian. Instead, it is usually at a power user group elsewhere on the net.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams 7.6
Based on 129 answers
Microsoft Teams has a good support and an easy system to find answers. There are also tutorials available for learning the basics of the program which is very helpful. Being able to use the program on computers, tablets and mobile devices is very helpful. The whole Outlook 360 package has a good support network which makes integrating new programs into the office easier
Karen Zelzer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 5 answers
Take a bit more time to explain the purpose of Confluence and show demos prior to actual use and content additions.
Normand Whitehead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Confluence

[Atlassian] Confluence is backed by direct, and superior support from Atlassian versus their vendors. For end users, [Atlassian] Confluence provides way more options for layout and content, while also being simpler and easier to use. Most other tools also require a higher level of interaction with IT or global administrators. With confluence, both content creators and consumers can draft an consume content with a much smoother, more intuitive experience.
Jeff Tillett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft team is most powerful software that helps organization to improve the working process throw maintaining the better communication between them and most reliable to communication between each of us. you can chat with any person who is on Microsoft team and you can do video call to them, you can share your machine screen with them and help them to understand more quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 2 answers
This tool is very adaptable. So much so we use it for three completely separate projects, in three very different ways.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Confluence

  • Confluence has increased cross-departmental visibility into content, activities, and projects
  • Confluence has also increased collaboration across teams
  • The lack of a workflow has created a wild west environment where stakeholders are confused of where to create and find various types of content
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Teams

  • POSITIVE: We can communicate with each other without having to be at the same place, so we save on plane tickets sometimes.
  • POSITIVE: Meetings can be recorded, so people who missed it can view it at a later time.
  • BAD: People chat more instead of speaking and quality of communications decreases.
  • BAD: Teams documentation is badly formatted, hard to find and hard to edit which results in loss of time.
  • BAD: Teams often has issues, so we often have to wait for people to solve the issues before we can hold the meeting which results in loss of time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Confluence

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Confluence Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Server10.001
Server2700.002
Server5300.003
Server10,200.004
Server19,800.005
Server30,000.006
Server45,000.007
Server90,000.008
Server150,000.009
Data Center15,000.0010
Data Center30,000.0011
Data Center52,000.0012
Data Center79,200.0013
Data Center105,600.0014
Data Center132,000.0015
Data Center143,000.0016
Data Center154,000.0017
Data Center165,000.0018
Data Center176,000.0019
Data Center187,000.0020
Data Center198,000.0021
Data Center209,000.0022
Data Center220,000.0023
  1. 10 Users - Perpetual License
  2. 25 Users - Perpetual License
  3. 50 Users - Perpetual License
  4. 100 Users - Perpetual License
  5. 250 Users - Perpetual License
  6. 500 Users - Perpetual License
  7. 2,000 Users - Perpetual License
  8. 10,000 Users - Perpetual License
  9. 10,001+ Users - Perpetual License
  10. 500 Users - Annually
  11. 1,000 Users - Annually
  12. 2,000 Users - Annually
  13. 3,000 Users - Annually
  14. 4,000 Users - Annually
  15. 5,000 Users - Annually
  16. 10,000 Users - Annually
  17. 15,000 Users - Annually
  18. 20,000 Users - Annually
  19. 25,000 Users - Annually
  20. 30,000 Users - Annually
  21. 35,000 Users - Annually
  22. 40,000 Users - Annually
  23. 40,001+ Users - Annually
SaaS Edition
Free0.001
Standard5.002
Premium10.002
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. Free for 10 Users
  2. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Microsoft Teams

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Microsoft Teams Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$0.001
Microsoft 365 Business Basic$5.001
Microsoft 365 Business Standard$12.501
Office 365 E3$20.001
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details
Discounts are available for non profit organizations.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Confluence
8.4
Microsoft Teams
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

Confluence
9.5
Microsoft Teams
10.0

Usability

Confluence
8.5
Microsoft Teams
7.2

Reliability and Availability

Confluence
9.0
Microsoft Teams

Performance

Confluence
8.8
Microsoft Teams

Support Rating

Confluence
8.3
Microsoft Teams
7.6

Implementation Rating

Confluence
8.0
Microsoft Teams

Scalability

Confluence
8.0
Microsoft Teams

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