Zoho Cliq is a preferred internal communication platform for businesses, with G2 ranking it as a leader in the Business Instant Messaging category. It offers easy-to-use and accessible features without compromising the security and privacy of its customers.
Microsoft's latest announcement about discontinuing the existing free version of MS Teams has been disappointing to many businesses. Those using the free software must now look for an alternate internal communication tool that they can migrate their MS Teams data to and continue conversations without issues. If you are a business planning to move from MS Teams to an alternative tool and you haven't zeroed in on a particular solution, we are here to help you make a decision.
Is Zoho Cliq the right option?
This might be the question on your mind right now. Let's look at what Zoho Cliq has to offer.
We have what MS Teams has
From chat and channels to video and audio conferencing, Cliq has it all. In addition to chatting with the people inside your organization, Cliq helps you communicate with external users through a dedicated platform called Networks. It also has a built-in calendar, a project management tool, call recording, phone system integration, file sharing and storage, custom integrations, workflow automation, chat export, admin controls for organization's data security, and two-factor authentication. If you are looking for a secure and comprehensive internal communication tool for your organization, Cliq could be a great choice.
Want more information? Check out the detailed comparison of Zoho Cliq and Microsoft Teams.
We offer more features
Cliq also has some exclusive features that aren't currently available in MS Teams, which could help change the way your employees communicate and enhance their overall productivity.
Fork an existing conversation to continue a topic-specific discussion in a dedicated chat.
Attend meetings from your home's smart TV with the Zoho Cliq app for Android TV.
Use the mini chat bar within any Zoho app to continue your Cliq conversations.
Bring multiple teams together in one channel and collaborate.
Pick your organization's modules and alter permissions for each one based on employee roles.
Restrict user access based on the IP address.
Rebrand Cliq by adding your company logo; set a theme and a custom domain to make it all your own.
Check in and out of work, and view the availability of all your teammates in one single view.
Who should opt for the free version of Zoho Cliq?
Are you a small business? Are you operating on a limited budget? Are you just experimenting with internal communication tools? If so, then the free version of Zoho Cliq could be the right fit for you.
Zoho Cliq's free version comes with a comprehensive set of features that work well for all kinds of organizations, irrespective of the nature of the business.
The free version of Zoho Cliq provides you with:
10K searchable messages
100 GB file storage
Audio and video calls with screen sharing
Single sign-on and Google apps sign-on
Channels with threaded replies
Custom internal tools and integration with other Zoho apps
Notification management with different sounds
Other security features like TFA, password policies, and restricted IP.
Compare our free and paid plan to discover which will best suit your organization.
So what's the verdict? We'll let you decide. But we'd be glad to see you sign up and give Zoho Cliq a try.
If you have any questions for us, feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We're always happy to help!