Slack will draw on the underlying technology for Amazon Web Services’ Chime video-calling service to deliver better video calls for millions of Slack users.
Employees of Amazon, one of the largest employers in the U.S., will be able to use Slack if they wish.
The alliance helps both companies battle Microsoft, whose Teams communications service has grown in popularity alongside Slack during the coronavirus pandemic.
Slack and Amazon are deepening their partnership. Under a new deal announced Thursday, all Amazon employees will have access to Slack’s workplace collaboration tools. In addition, Slack will deepen its reliance on AWS, revamping its video-calling feature to take advantage of an AWS service called Chime.
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