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TeamViewer are just one of many businesses who were artificially inflated in value and revenue generation during the pandemic (see Pelaton, Netflix etc as other examples). They are going through a correction as people move gradually back to office work.

They probably believed their prior revenue numbers that allowed them to afford this sponsorship were sustainable. Clearly the global economic downturn and the over inflated values of tech companies during the pandemic is impacting them now.
Surely you don’t get far enough up the business ladder to sign million pound deals with the likes of Manchester United without knowing this sort of stuff?
 

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TeamViewer are just one of many businesses who were artificially inflated in value and revenue generation during the pandemic (see Pelaton, Netflix etc as other examples). They are going through a correction as people move gradually back to office work.

They probably believed their prior revenue numbers that allowed them to afford this sponsorship were sustainable. Clearly the global economic downturn and the over inflated values of tech companies during the pandemic is impacting them now.
100% correct. This is no surprise.

Good riddance. Hated seeing their shitty name on the kit anyway.

Ronaldo gave them their money's worth and more with his selfish ass all over the net and even NY due to his tantrums.
Great point. Probably highlights the commercial advantages of signing Ronaldo.
 

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They sponsor the Mercedes F1 too, that must be expensive. I was quite surprised they sponsored us in the first place.
 

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Couldn't give a shit about them beyond the fact their logo looks better on a shirt than chevrolet
 

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Serious question: can anyone explain what their offering can do that Zoom, Teams, Google Meet etc. can’t?
 

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Serious question: can anyone explain what their offering can do that Zoom, Teams, Google Meet etc. can’t?
Isn’t the whole point that they were vying for the same market space that Zoom have now comprehensively taken?

It is actually quite funny that Teams was so dreadful given that they had such a massive head start after buying Skype, mind.
 

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Isn’t the whole point that they were vying for the same market space that Zoom have now comprehensively taken?

It is actually quite funny that Teams was so dreadful given that they had such a massive head start after buying Skype, mind.
Is Teams dreadful?

I’ve used it and Zoom quite a bit and they seem pretty much of a muchness. The Google one felt a bit rubbish in comparison.
 

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Serious question: can anyone explain what their offering can do that Zoom, Teams, Google Meet etc. can’t?
Not sure about this, but TeamViewer has been in the field of remote controlling a computer via another computer way before I ever heard it Zoom, Teams and the likes
 

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Is Teams dreadful?

I’ve used it and Zoom quite a bit and they seem pretty much of a muchness. The Google one felt a bit rubbish in comparison.
Maybe I’m just very biased against Teams because work uploaded it to all of the machines and now everything runs so incredibly slow that it makes me want to tear my hair out when it autoboots. I avoid using all of them given WFH isn’t a possibility in my field.
 

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TeamViewer are just one of many businesses who were artificially inflated in value and revenue generation during the pandemic (see Pelaton, Netflix etc as other examples). They are going through a correction as people move gradually back to office work.

They probably believed their prior revenue numbers that allowed them to afford this sponsorship were sustainable. Clearly the global economic downturn and the over inflated values of tech companies during the pandemic is impacting them now.
I’m surprised Teamviewer even get away with charging how much they do. Especially when Google Chrome Remote Desktop offers pretty much the same service for free!

Google have a habit of coming along and destroying services who charge for their product by offering something similar for free.
 

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Serious question: can anyone explain what their offering can do that Zoom, Teams, Google Meet etc. can’t?
It’s a different product to those. It’s not a conferencing tool like the ones you’ve mentioned.

It’s a remote support tool similar to LogMeIn, Any Desk, Chrome Remote Desktop. It’s designed for individuals and businesses to be able to remotely connect to any other computer either attended or unattended.

Although other chat/conference tools have been offering features such as screen sharing too in recent times.
 

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Teams is excellent
Yeah I think it’s pretty decent. I think I’d put it a bit ahead of Zoom, though that seems ok as well.

I’m hardly a power user of any of them though, and the only time I’ve been an admin was with Zoom, which was straightforward enough.
 

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Yeah I think it’s pretty decent. I think I’d put it a bit ahead of Zoom, though that seems ok as well.

I’m hardly a power user of any of them though, and the only time I’ve been an admin was with Zoom, which was straightforward enough.
On a private level, I have no idea. But Teams integration into office on a business level is fantastic
 

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It’s a different product to those. It’s not a conferencing tool like the ones you’ve mentioned.

It’s a remote support tool similar to LogMeIn, Any Desk, Chrome Remote Desktop. It’s designed for individuals and businesses to be able to remotely connect to any other computer either attended or unattended.

Although other chat/conference tools have been offering features such as screen sharing too in recent times.
Ah I get it. Thanks.

So this is why it gets used by tech scammers?
 

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Ah I get it. Thanks.

So this is why it gets used by tech scammers?
Yeah it’s a popular tool for scammers as it’s an application that can actually run without needing admin rights. So you can get literally anyone to run it on their machine if they are gullible enough.
 

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Yeah I think it’s pretty decent. I think I’d put it a bit ahead of Zoom, though that seems ok as well.

I’m hardly a power user of any of them though, and the only time I’ve been an admin was with Zoom, which was straightforward enough.
Teams offers a lot more than zoom. Zoom is solely for presentations and conference video/audio calls. Teams offers a lot of collaboration tools to be used within the business such as chat groups, file sharing, dedicated teams, screen sharing etc.
 

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Teams offers a lot more than zoom. Zoom is solely for presentations and conference video/audio calls. Teams offers a lot of collaboration tools to be used within the business such as chat groups, file sharing, dedicated teams, screen sharing etc.
And the dancing monkey emoji. Essential to any serious business
 

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Serious question: can anyone explain what their offering can do that Zoom, Teams, Google Meet etc. can’t?
It's a remote connection tool which has been around for a few years, we use it for some of devices which don't sit on the network but I don't think it's that widely used.

You don't pick your remote conection tool based on the fact you saw their logo on a Man United kit so the whole deal seemed a bit off from the start, it's makes zero business sense.
 

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I fine it to be a bit crap to be honest, it hates being resized and their emojis are so weird. Mine is constantly pretending I'm not online when I'm on the VPN.
Working for the second company using Teams now, never had any problems. Same for WFH and VPN usage. Never used the other tools for work though, so can't really compare
 

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Working for the second company using Teams now, never had any problems. Same for WFH and VPN usage. Never used the other tools for work though, so can't really compare

Hmm maybe it's my IT that are to blame. The only other I've used is Skype and teams has a lot more features. I do like the outlook integration.
 

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Surely you don’t get far enough up the business ladder to sign million pound deals with the likes of Manchester United without knowing this sort of stuff?
You would be surprised how naive some of the people who run startups are. Look at the cryptocurrency startups for examples of mass stupidity.
 

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I remember at the time half of us in that thread were surprised we had gone with them, but I know we were doing a roadshow trying to sell our brand to anybody who would have us and nobody would. We were at our lowest point when the deal was signed.
 

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You would be surprised how naive some of the people who run startups are. Look at the cryptocurrency startups for examples of mass stupidity.
Not just people who run startups. People who’ve been at the helm of long established successful businesses can suddenly start making bizarre decisions. Hubris, flattery, a desire to appear “with-it” can all have disastrous consequences.
 

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I remember at the time half of us in that thread were surprised we had gone with them, but I know we were doing a roadshow trying to sell our brand to anybody who would have us and nobody would. We were at our lowest point when the deal was signed.
I remember that, but I think the surprise was less about us going for them as them being able to afford it.
 

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I remember at the time half of us in that thread were surprised we had gone with them, but I know we were doing a roadshow trying to sell our brand to anybody who would have us and nobody would. We were at our lowest point when the deal was signed.
Our lowest point was getting a £47m/year deal?
 

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Will we get another sponsor who can at least match whatever TeamViewer were giving us? I reckon the negative press recently with the whole Ronaldo debacle doesn't help things.
Doubtful considering we likely won't be in the CL again.
 
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