Microsoft Teams vs. Vidyo

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Microsoft Teams
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Microsoft Teams combines video conferencing software with team collaboration tools. The communications platform allows MS Office users to conduct conference calls and share files via SharePoint, and join or initiate a group chat.
$5
per month
Vidyo
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
From Enghouse Systems, Vidyo is a web conferencing platform that features video calling and instant chat capabilities. The platform integrates with most environments, networks, and devices.N/A
Pricing
Microsoft TeamsVidyo
Editions & Modules
Free
$0.00
per user/per month
Microsoft 365 Business Basic
$5.00
per user/per month
Microsoft 365 Business Standard
$12.50
per user/per month
Office 365 E3
$20.00
per user/per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Microsoft TeamsVidyo
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsDiscounts are available for non profit organizations.
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Features
Microsoft TeamsVidyo
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
8.0
163 Ratings
Vidyo
-
Ratings
Task Management8.1123 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.063 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling8.8135 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.783 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access9.0157 Ratings00 Ratings
Search7.8143 Ratings00 Ratings
Visual planning tools7.4100 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
8.3
172 Ratings
Vidyo
-
Ratings
Chat9.3172 Ratings00 Ratings
Notifications8.6170 Ratings00 Ratings
Discussions9.0159 Ratings00 Ratings
Surveys7.592 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase7.8102 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting8.248 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts7.344 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook9.0152 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
8.1
159 Ratings
Vidyo
-
Ratings
Versioning8.0108 Ratings00 Ratings
Video files8.0138 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio files8.1139 Ratings00 Ratings
Document collaboration8.6147 Ratings00 Ratings
Access control8.3131 Ratings00 Ratings
Advanced security features8.0101 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive7.751 Ratings00 Ratings
Device sync8.4109 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software
Comparison of Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
-
Ratings
Vidyo
9.0
10 Ratings
High quality audio00 Ratings8.810 Ratings
High quality video00 Ratings8.810 Ratings
Low bandwidth requirements00 Ratings8.78 Ratings
Mobile support00 Ratings9.79 Ratings
Screen Sharing
Comparison of Screen Sharing features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
-
Ratings
Vidyo
7.3
10 Ratings
Desktop sharing00 Ratings6.810 Ratings
Whiteboards00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Online Meetings / Events
Comparison of Online Meetings / Events features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
-
Ratings
Vidyo
7.9
10 Ratings
Calendar integration00 Ratings9.57 Ratings
Meeting initiation00 Ratings8.710 Ratings
Integrates with social media00 Ratings5.04 Ratings
Record meetings / events00 Ratings6.95 Ratings
Slideshows00 Ratings9.68 Ratings
Online Events Collaboration
Comparison of Online Events Collaboration features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
-
Ratings
Vidyo
6.6
9 Ratings
Live chat00 Ratings8.79 Ratings
Audience polling00 Ratings5.05 Ratings
Q&A00 Ratings6.05 Ratings
Online Events Security
Comparison of Online Events Security features of Product A and Product B
Microsoft Teams
-
Ratings
Vidyo
7.8
9 Ratings
User authentication00 Ratings8.39 Ratings
Participant roles & permissions00 Ratings8.38 Ratings
Confidential attendee list00 Ratings7.06 Ratings
User Ratings
Microsoft TeamsVidyo
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(251 ratings)
8.8
(10 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.6
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.2
(52 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.1
(191 ratings)
8.0
(5 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
5.7
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Professional Services
6.4
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Microsoft TeamsVidyo
Likelihood to Recommend
Microsoft
Microsoft Teams is ideal for organizations where employees regularly collaborate by sharing files, working on the same documents, updating the progress, etc. This is because different file formats are supported for online editing and collaboration with the help of Microsoft Teams. Additionally, for every file which is shared among the team members, emails are not sent again and again which helps in easily managing and organizing files. It is less appropriate where the team members have to instantly reply to an urgent task as sometimes the notifications are not sent properly which may lead to a delay in the work.
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Vidyo
I've had HR professionals ask about using it for interviews. Gone are the days where we have to spend hundreds of dollars to fly candidates in or limit ourselves to phone interviews. Vidyo with it's high reliability has saved the organization thousands in travel costs with candidate recruitment. Business meetings that can often be troubling to get leaders and executive all in one room, Vidyo has functioned extraordinarily well in bringing in people from home, on the road, or the airport. Mobile capabilities are easy and fast. Quick daily calls and chats in the office are probably best suited for the free options out there as Vidyo is not a free service like others. Better yet general phone calls will suffice.
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Pros
Microsoft
  • Video calls are great with Microsoft Teams. They've made big improvements over the last year and I rarely have issue with getting on. It's nice when things just work.
  • The most used functionality is, of course, the chat feature. It does what it's supposed to do and you can create chat groups from whoever you'd like. We use it a lot when there is a special project and a team from various groups get together for a short period of time to get things done.
  • An overlooked function is the ability to search anything within Microsoft Teams. Any photo, document, or chat can be searched and found pretty easily. I can't tell you how many times this has saved me from having to rewrite something or start over.
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Vidyo
  • I didn't have to sign up, I just need to log into the "room" I was supposed to, so unlike Skype or other instruments, I didn't need to spend time and create my own account.
  • To be honest, the largest online class I've attended had 10 people in it (besides the teacher), but it was a good quality connection.
  • I enjoyed the ability to ask questions or clarifications in the chat (without having to turn on my microphone, so that the teacher could answer the question when he/she finished the thought).
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Cons
Microsoft
  • I sometimes have a hard time viewing both the meeting screen and chat window at the same time.
  • There have been times when someone in a meeting will totally lose their connection.
  • At times the sound quality is not what it should be which makes it hard to hear each other.
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Vidyo
  • The design and the branding give little to be desired
  • Customer support is below average
  • The API must be rewritten and add more functions that are commonly requested.
  • Project codes are not well maintained and hard to find.
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Likelihood to Renew
Microsoft
Microsoft Teams is included with our Office 365 subscription and we have no intention of migrating off of Office 365 and Microsoft products. Since Microsoft Teams is included for free with our Office 365 subscription, and since we enjoy all the features, benefits, and functionality, there is no question that our team will continue to use the product
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Vidyo
No answers on this topic
Usability
Microsoft
User experience has been much better than the previous Skype for Business app. It has an easy-to-use interface with persistent chats. The search feature is very fast and useful. MS Teams has mostly focused on Collaboration and team building features which are very useful for organizational communications. Since Teams is accessible from multiple platforms like Laptop, Desktop, Mobile phones, etc it has been very convenient from a Mobility perspective.
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Vidyo
Though not as widely used as Zoom or Google Hangouts, it is very competitive as far as features and usability
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Reliability and Availability
Microsoft
Rare, but outages do happen
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Vidyo
No answers on this topic
Performance
Microsoft
Sometimes about once a week I get a message that says "Sorry, there seems to be something wrong". But it goes away in a few minutes.
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Vidyo
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Microsoft
Using Microsoft Teams has resulted in much faster business communications with both co-workers and consultants. There has been little need for support with this software as the interface is very intuitive and the product is overall very well designed. We did encounter an issue with the built-in phone service, however, this was quickly resolved by the support team.
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Vidyo
We have an internal tech team dedicated to setup and troubleshooting of Vidyo. This makes it very easy, because we have access to our own employees for help. Rarely have I or anyone I work with had to escalate something to Vidyo themselves, and we're lucky to have the internal administrators that run the show. Almost like Vidyo is ours and ours alone.
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Implementation Rating
Microsoft
I find everything I need for my day-to-day work.
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Vidyo
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Microsoft
I enjoy Teams better than Lync/Skype for Business, but I enjoy Slack the most for inter-company communication and UI/UX convenience. The learning curve for Slack is very small and it has a casual atmosphere that would engage the employees in a more fun and welcoming manner than a stark and professional background of Teams.
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Vidyo
Vidyo is better than the competitors for large meetings with many participants, due to ease of use for participants - everything in-browser has a very low threshold. Due to its lack of breakout rooms, it is less suited for smaller (or internal) meetings, where you can expect everyone to install a client.
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Microsoft
Honestly, this tool is worth every penny. Yes, it's not free and you pay for the quality of services and the license. But the ROI and the benefits are all there. Also, the renewal, negotiation, and contract terms are all very well explained by our Microsoft account manager, and she's a charm.
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Vidyo
No answers on this topic
Scalability
Microsoft
It does not appear to have a limit to how many teams and employees we can have using it
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Vidyo
No answers on this topic
Professional Services
Microsoft
I used Skype for Business to take calls, hold conferences, and provide remote assistance to users. Microsoft Teams, on the other hand, is superior to Skype for Business in my opinion. My job entails a lot of screen sharing.
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Vidyo
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Microsoft
  • I think it has allowed us to leverage our Office365 more effectivly since all of the apps are synced together.
  • It has really allowed us transition away from more formal webex meetings and have a more free flow conversation.
  • It also gives us a more direct line to our manager if we need there input they can easily join our team chat.
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Vidyo
  • It did help us reach the objective of education - after a while, everyone had a chance to connect and the quality of video/audio once you're in is great. It's just getting there that isn't up to par (but hopefully would be changed in next versions).
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