IBM's Slack decision came right after Microsoft aired a television commercial for Teams.
Afterwards, Slack released an SEC filing, that comprised the fact that IBM had been now among its own customers. A big company like IBM committing to Slack is obviously a very good look for the company, which has lately been facing a lot of pressure from Microsoft Teams.
"(The employees) started explaining what they were doing and how they were using Slack to communicate.
IBM's use of Slack began in 2014, with a group of 68 engineers and grew from there. Slack's stocks shot higher, along with the information engendered all types of headlines which now seem somewhat absurd.
When Microsoft announced it had more than 20 million daily active users for Microsoft Teams back in November of a year ago, Slack's stock fell as much as 11%.