Microsoft Teams- an alternative for web conferencing
June 09, 2021

Microsoft Teams- an alternative for web conferencing

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Microsoft Teams

As a company, we don’t use Microsoft Teams as our preferred collaboration/meeting platform (either internally or externally). However, if our customers prefer Microsoft Teams and use it as their platform of choice, we are allowed to use it. It is in no way banned from our systems at this time.
  • Ease of joining
  • Simple to share screen
  • Can accommodate many users
  • If a user minimizes Teams to multitask, it is difficult to pull it back up because one has to click twice to pull up the right view.
  • For external users, it populates multiple “/////“ before and after their user name, making it difficult to read.
  • I’m sure there’s an eventual capacity limit.
  • Video capabilities
  • Screen sharing
  • Mute/unmute
  • We don’t use Microsoft Teams as our preferred internal platform, so I can’t speak to internal ROI
  • We don’t use Microsoft Teams as our preferred internal platform, so I can’t speak to internal Efficiency gains
I don’t prefer Microsoft Teams, compared to its competitors. I am sure part of it is simply that I have less experience with it as a platform. Typically during a meeting, people need to multitask at some point, and Microsoft Teams is the least intuitive of how to navigate/toggle back into the meeting, if someone is presenting.

Do you think Microsoft Teams delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with Microsoft Teams's feature set?


Did Microsoft Teams live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Microsoft Teams go as expected?

I wasn't involved with the implementation phase

Would you buy Microsoft Teams again?


Microsoft Teams is well suited for both intracompany collaboration as well as collaboration with customers and external parties. Because we don’t use it as our preferred video conferencing platform internally, I can’t speak to whether it has any limitations in this capacity. As an external user, though, it is extremely intuitive as to how to mute and unmute, how to turn on the video camera and turn off the video camera, and how to share one’s screen.

Microsoft Teams is excellent if you want a collaboration platform with video incorporated. I can’t think of any meeting sharing scenarios where Microsoft Teams is not well suited.

Microsoft Teams Feature Ratings

Task Management
Not Rated
Gantt Charts
Not Rated
Not Rated
Workflow Automation
Not Rated
Mobile Access
Not Rated
Visual planning tools
Not Rated
Not Rated
Not Rated
Internal knowledgebase
Not Rated
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Not Rated
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Not Rated
Integrates with Outlook
Not Rated
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Video files
Not Rated
Audio files
Not Rated
Document collaboration
Not Rated
Access control
Advanced security features
Not Rated
Integrates with Google Drive
Not Rated
Device sync
Not Rated