Zoho Unveils Unified Communications Platform, Launches New Collaboration Tech
Dubai – February 8, 2023: Zoho Corporation, a leading global technology company, today launched an all-new unified communications platform, Trident, as well as strengthened collaboration technologies to offer businesses easier ways to communicate across channels, reduce tool-ambiguity, and improve an organization’s overall digital adoption.
Now available to businesses in UAE, Zoho Trident is a brand-new collaboration, productivity and communication experience that combines mail, messages, audio/video calls, calendar, tasks and more in the same place. It’s also Zoho’s first native desktop app for email and chat. Trident is a move away from individual product experiences, as Zoho works to provide its customers with a unified platform.
“In the past year, Zoho Workplace adoption has accelerated as businesses of all sizes transition to digital-forward, hybrid work. With a clear focus on continued innovation, Zoho is well-positioned to thrive during this time of readjustment. The goal of Zoho Workplace is to enable businesses to unify their work to a point where the line between apps disappears. It’s heartening to see so many new businesses join the Zoho family, using Zoho Workplace as their customizable centre of gravity,” said Hyther Nizam, President, Zoho Middle East and Africa.
In addition to Trident, Zoho Workplace now offers Zoho Voice platform which is now a full Phone System that can be integrated within Zoho’s team collaboration tools, Zoho Cliq and Zoho Meeting. The new unified solution has also introduced Zoho Webinar, within the Zoho Meeting app, enabling businesses to broadcast themselves to thousands of attendees and engage with them using Polls and Q&As. Present to an audience using virtual file sharing without sharing a screen. It also introduced a brand new AI-powered grammar BluePencil and a Universal Drag & Drop functionality lets users efficiently multitask across workplace products.
Since 2021, Zoho Workplace has grown 47% year-over-year in the Middle East and Africa region and now has more than 16 million users. In UAE, Zoho recorded 45 % growth. This substantial growth is attributed to increasing business demand for simplified, streamlined solutions that maintain the utmost standards for user privacy as well as rising costs from other collaboration platform providers. Additionally, migrations from Google, Microsoft and GoDaddy to Zoho Workplace almost doubled in 2022.
As part of the new features, Zoho Workplace now enables syncing between WorkDrive files and folders on the desktop through the TrueSync feature to enable the seamless switch between the cloud and the computer.
Establishing itself as a central work hub or virtual headquarters, Zoho Workplace is a unified office platform that combines collaboration, productivity, and communications tools. In the updated version, Zoho offers a flexible, full-featured business mail and cloud office suite that is built on a common data model and unified through search and AI, enabling users to operate collaboratively and seamlessly through applications.
Zoho Workplace offers right-to-left (RTL) features that has further enhanced adoption by enterprises in the Middle East region.
Zoho Workplace is available in three editions: Standard is AED 10.95 per user per month. Professional is AED 21 per user per month. Zoho Mail is AED 3.65 per user per month.
With 55+ apps in nearly every major business category, including sales, marketing, customer support, accounting and back-office operations, and an array of productivity and collaboration tools, Zoho Corporation is one of the world’s most prolific technology companies. More than 80 million users around the world, across hundreds of thousands of companies, rely on Zoho every day to run their businesses. Zoho respects user privacy and does not have an ad-revenue model in any part of its business, including its free products. The company is privately held and is headquartered in Chennai, India. Additional offices are in the United States, India, Japan, China, Canada, Singapore, Mexico, Australia, the Netherlands, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. For more information, please visit www.zoho.com/ .