Cisco Spark vs Yammer


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Cisco Spark
Bring your teams together with one unified communications service that does it all: group messaging, screen sharing, video calls, video conferencing, and collaboration.
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Yammer
Yammer is revolutionizing internal corporate communications by bringing together all of a company’s employees inside a private and secure enterprise social network. Although Yammer is as easy to use as alternative consumer products like Facebook or Twitter, it is enterprise-class software built from the ground up to drive business objectives.
Comparing Cisco Spark vs Yammer is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Yammer has more user-friendly interface than Cisco Spark because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Yammer is more popular than Cisco Spark

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Microsoft retired Yammer as stand-alone service (in 2017)
- Cisco acquired online meetings startup Worklife (in 2016)
- Yammer now allows to create External groups (in 2016)
- Yammer adds conversations to OneDrive and SharePoint Online files (in 2014)
- Microsoft social networks: Yammer vs SharePoint Newsfeed (in 2013)
- Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online adds iPad, Yammer support (in 2013)
- SharePoint 2013 will integrate Yammer, provide platform around the online version (in 2012)
- Microsoft buys Yammer to protect SharePoint (in 2012)
- Hot trends by Yammer, Jive, NewsGator - video, social analytics, gamification (in 2011)
- Yammer reminded Benioff, where the Chatter came from (in 2011)

Looks like Yammer was recently more active than Cisco Spark (at least in our news).