Compare Accelo, iMeet® Central, Slack, and Skype for Business (formerly Lync)

Pricing

 
Plus
$19
user/month
iMeet Central: Enterprise
$25/user/mo
Unlimited workspaces | 50+ GB storage
Free
$0
Office 365 Business Premium
$12.50
user/month
 
PREMIUM
$39
user/month
iMeet Central: Marketers + Agencies
$45/user/mo
Unlimited workspaces | 50+ GB storage
Standard
$6.67
per active user, per month (billed annually)
Online Plan 2
$5.50
user/month
 
Plus
$12.50
per active user, per month (billed annually)
Office 365 Business Essentials
$5.00
user/month
 
Enterprise Grid
Contact Us
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Accelo
Plus
$19user/month
PREMIUM
$39user/month
Free Trial
iMeet® Central
iMeet Central: Enterprise
$25/user/moUnlimited workspaces | 50+ GB storage
iMeet Central: Marketers + Agencies
$45/user/moUnlimited workspaces | 50+ GB storage
Free Trial Unavailable
Slack
Free
$0
Standard
$6.67per active user, per month (billed annually)
Plus
$12.50per active user, per month (billed annually)
Enterprise Grid
Contact Us
Free Trial
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
Office 365 Business Premium
$12.50user/month
Online Plan 2
$5.50user/month
Office 365 Business Essentials
$5.00user/month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.1
9.0
8.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.4
7.8
9.0
8.8
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.7
7.6
8.9
8.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.4
8.8
8.8
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.8
9.3
8.7
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.1
9.3
9.0
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.6
7.9
8.5
7.6
Meets Requirements
Accelo
8.3
iMeet® Central
8.1
Slack
9.0
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
8.7
Ease of Use
Accelo
7.4
iMeet® Central
7.8
Slack
9.0
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
8.8
Ease of Setup
Accelo
6.7
iMeet® Central
7.6
Slack
8.9
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
8.5
Ease of Admin
Accelo
7.4
iMeet® Central
8.8
Slack
8.8
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
8.5
Quality of Support
Accelo
8.8
iMeet® Central
9.3
Slack
8.7
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
8.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Accelo
9.1
iMeet® Central
9.3
Slack
9.0
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Accelo
8.6
iMeet® Central
7.9
Slack
8.5
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
7.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
89.4%
18.2%
46.8%
15.2%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
10.6%
72.7%
36.1%
29.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
0%
9.1%
17.1%
55.1%
Accelo
Small-Business
89.4%
Mid-Market
10.6%
Enterprise
0%
iMeet® Central
Small-Business
18.2%
Mid-Market
72.7%
Enterprise
9.1%
Slack
Small-Business
46.8%
Mid-Market
36.1%
Enterprise
17.1%
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
Small-Business
15.2%
Mid-Market
29.7%
Enterprise
55.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
30.5%
Marketing and Advertising
28.0%
Computer Software
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
 
Information Technology and Services
21.1%
Computer Software
12.0%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Financial Services
6.3%
 
Internet
6.3%
Research
8.0%
Internet
8.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.5%
 
Computer Software
6.3%
Telecommunications
4.0%
Marketing and Advertising
8.5%
Higher Education
4.9%
 
Management Consulting
5.3%
Sports
4.0%
Higher Education
5.9%
Computer Software
4.8%
 
Other
30.5%
Other
44.0%
Other
54.7%
Other
67.3%
Accelo
Marketing and Advertising
30.5%
Information Technology and Services
21.1%
Internet
6.3%
Computer Software
6.3%
Management Consulting
5.3%
Other
30.5%
iMeet® Central
Marketing and Advertising
28.0%
Computer Software
12.0%
Research
8.0%
Telecommunications
4.0%
Sports
4.0%
Other
44.0%
Slack
Computer Software
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Internet
8.6%
Marketing and Advertising
8.5%
Higher Education
5.9%
Other
54.7%
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Financial Services
6.3%
Hospital & Health Care
5.5%
Higher Education
4.9%
Computer Software
4.8%
Other
67.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Arianna G.
Internal Consultant in Logistics and Supply Chain

We have used Accelo for a small and rapidly growing accounting firm. Here is a summary of our key takeaways. Customizable. We found Accelo to be capable of accommodating the support of all of our processes. From our routing bookkeeping, to our tax season...

Jason G.
Executive Sponsor in Marketing and Advertising

Everything is centralized!! As in Real Estate, the location of the property is one of the main factors that determines its value on the market, so the ability for Central Desktop to have everything you are working on located in a centralized way, it is...

G2 Crowd User in Internet

I like the ability to stay up to date on internal conversations by subscribing to different channels. It keeps me in the know in real time, instead of waiting for a meeting to get updates. On a related note, it also declutters my email inbox, and makes...

Filip G.
Administrator in Pharmaceuticals

The latest rebranding of the Microsoft Messenger is Skype for Business. Since last year there is an update available that upgrades Lync 2013 to SfB. The new user interface is a welcome improvement, though most of the functionalities have remained the same....

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Kara L.
User

Far too complicated. My CFO told me that this software was too complicated, "overly complicated" but, I was in love with everything it was capable of. So, we signed up just one user and decided that we were going to figure it out, and then add the rest of...

G2 Crowd User in Civic & Social Organization

The system can be very buggy. Co-editing a document is cumbersome and requires downloading a separate application.

josh w.
User in Higher Education

I think Slack can be used like instant messanger with your friends. I find it bothersome in the work place to get text-like messages, that I have to check on outside of my email and voicemail.

Tyler Y.
User in E-Learning

Unfortunately, a lot of the things Lync can do are obscured by the user interface. It’s attractive enough and doesn’t look cluttered at first glance, but most of my attempts to do non-basic things involve hunting through icons and menus that are...

 
Accelo
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Arianna G.
Internal Consultant in Logistics and Supply Chain

We have used Accelo for a small and rapidly growing accounting firm. Here is a summary of our key takeaways. Customizable. We found Accelo to be capable of accommodating the support of all of our processes. From our routing bookkeeping, to our tax season...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Kara L.
User

Far too complicated. My CFO told me that this software was too complicated, "overly complicated" but, I was in love with everything it was capable of. So, we signed up just one user and decided that we were going to figure it out, and then add the rest of...

iMeet® Central
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jason G.
Executive Sponsor in Marketing and Advertising

Everything is centralized!! As in Real Estate, the location of the property is one of the main factors that determines its value on the market, so the ability for Central Desktop to have everything you are working on located in a centralized way, it is...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Civic & Social Organization

The system can be very buggy. Co-editing a document is cumbersome and requires downloading a separate application.

Slack
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Internet

I like the ability to stay up to date on internal conversations by subscribing to different channels. It keeps me in the know in real time, instead of waiting for a meeting to get updates. On a related note, it also declutters my email inbox, and makes...

Most Helpful Critical Review
josh w.
User in Higher Education

I think Slack can be used like instant messanger with your friends. I find it bothersome in the work place to get text-like messages, that I have to check on outside of my email and voicemail.

Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Filip G.
Administrator in Pharmaceuticals

The latest rebranding of the Microsoft Messenger is Skype for Business. Since last year there is an update available that upgrades Lync 2013 to SfB. The new user interface is a welcome improvement, though most of the functionalities have remained the same....

Most Helpful Critical Review
Tyler Y.
User in E-Learning

Unfortunately, a lot of the things Lync can do are obscured by the user interface. It’s attractive enough and doesn’t look cluttered at first glance, but most of my attempts to do non-basic things involve hunting through icons and menus that are...

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Videos

 

1. Accelo Introduction
2. Accelo Interview with Rebecca of HDMZ (Case Study)
3. Accelo CRM + Project Management Overview
4. Accelo Services + Retainers Overview

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Accelo

1. Accelo Introduction
2. Accelo Interview with Rebecca of HDMZ (Case Study)
3. Accelo CRM + Project Management Overview
4. Accelo Services + Retainers Overview

iMeet® Central
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Slack
No videos provided
Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
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Downloads

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iMeet® Central
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Slack
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Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
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