Zoom preparing your mail service and calendar
Zoom is going to compete with Google and Microsoft in a new plane: the platform for video conferencing can release its own email service and calendar application, writes the Verge with reference to The Information.
According to the publication, branded email service Zoom is already in the process of development and test can start in the next year. Calendar in more remote plans and it is unclear whether the company actually design it.
As noted by The Verge, entering new markets is a logical step for Zoom: if with the advent of the vaccine against coronavirus remote employees will be to return EN masse in offices, the need for services for video calls is considerably reduced.
Besides, rivals of the company similar applications generally are integrated into commercial packages like Microsoft Office 365 and Google Workspace, which also has mail and calendar. Apparently Zoom doesn’t want to be limited to one video chats and decided to do a full set of business applications. According to The Information, this is indicated, for example, placed Zoom jobs and integration with tools such as Asana and Dropbox.
Zoom refused to comment.